Patient Care Tech HUC
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: May 16, 2022
$1,000.00 SIGN-ON BONUS
3RD FLOOR NURSING
The Patient Care Technician - Health Unit Coordinator performs
various clerical and patient care duties for the department under
the direct supervision of the licensed nurse.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Collects and records patient data, reporting information and
observations to nursing personnel in a timely fashion. Obtains and
records patient vital signs, height, weight, nutritional intake and
output and performs blood glucose monitoring via finger-stick blood
samples, test strips and portable meters. Performs routine urinary
catheter care. Collects and transports specimens, including, but
not limited to, urine, stool and sputum, as requested.
Assists patients with activities of daily living (i.e., personal
hygiene, dressing, eating, maintaining continence and
turning/transferring/ambulation) and changing linen, as appropriate
to setting. Answers and responds to patient call lights and
requests in a timely manner. May be assigned as a sitter for
patients needing constant observation.
Completes and maintains unit and patient records, files, forms and
documents related to work area management and patient care to
include admissions, surgeries, transfers, discharges, medical
records and physician call list. Maintains clean and organized work
area of records, files, forms, and reference documents. Checks,
updates and maintains facility boards, pneumatic tube system and
telemetry box reconciliation according to departmental policy,
procedures and/or guidelines.
Prepares reports, purchase orders, projects, memos and letters
using computer programs.
Greets visitors and assists them as needed. Answers telephones and
contacts professional and non-professional nursing personnel and
medical staff using pagers, beepers and cell phones. Tracks call
light response time for the unit. Assigns phone and location
devices to appropriate staff.
Perform work area support duties as directed by the nurse or
physician. Runs errands, picks up supplies and transports
Maintains inventory, requisitions and stocks work area supplies and
May assist with non-medical patient care support duties, such as,
making coffee, transporting patients, and distributing ice, water
Cleans patient bedside units and nursing areas not included in
general housekeeping, and cleans equipment properly and distributes
based on patient needs.
Attends in-services, unit meetings and conferences.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Good communications skills, both verbally and in writing.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient.
Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and
work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or
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