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Patient Care Technician Per Diem (Voorhees, Berlin, Mount Holly)

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Job ID R1003395 Type PD Location Voorhees Township, New Jersey Standard Hours 0


Summary:

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse/and or LPN, assists with patients’ activities of daily living and plan of care.

Communicates with and supports healthcare team, patients and/or patient’s family or significant other(s).

Maintains and demonstrates high standards of professional ethics.

Position Responsibilities:

• Supports the activities of daily living to include bathing, dressing, grooming, oral care, feeding, toileting/hygiene, and assisting with mobility and transport. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.

• Performs technical duties as directed by RN/LPN, such as phlebotomy, vital signs, point of care testing, EKGs, bladder scanning, foley catheter care specific to population served and documents appropriately.

• Identifies and communicates changes in patient’s status to RN/LPN and responds appropriately. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.

• Reinforces education of patient and family/responsible party regarding individual care needs and safety issues.

• Participates in Virtua patient satisfaction initiatives and goals. Participates in the performance improvement activities. Assists in orientation of new hires.

Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:

Demonstrates required knowledge of basic patient care skills, procedures and standards.

Must have strong communication skills.

Required Education:

High School Diploma or Grade Equivalent Diploma (GED) required. 

Must have successfully completed a PCT (or equivalent) course or completion of a fundamentals nursing course in an RN program.

Training/Certifications/Licensure:

BLS certification.

Enhances skills through on-going education and training.

Maintains regulatory and departmental level competencies.

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