Patient Support Technician/Unit Secretary, Medical Nursing, FT, Days
Company: Palmetto Health
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.
Perform routine assistive tasks to assist the Registered Nurse
to meet basic patient needs, unlicensed assistive personnel.
Assists patient with needs associated with personal hygiene.
Duties include, but are not limited to, bathing, washing hair,
brushing teeth and hair, and washing hands.
Assists patients with needs related to nutrition and feeding.
Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with feeding,
drinking, and setting up meal trays.
Assists patients with needs related to ambulation. Duties
include, but are not limited to, dangling, walking, walking with
assistive device, and implementing fall prevention measures under
the direction of the registered nurse.
Meets patients' needs related to elimination. Duties include,
but are not limited to, assisting patient with getting to the
bathroom, using a bedside commode, using a bedpan, and/or using a
urinal. Accurately monitors inputs and outputs.
- Accurately completes and documents patient vital signs. Duties
include assessing blood pressure, pulse, temperature, heart rate,
and oxygenation via pulse ox or ETC02. Reports abnormal values to
the registered nurse.
This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor,
manager, director, or executive.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Completion of
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certified Medical Assistant
(CMA) course or nursing fundamentals from accredited organization
Previous CNA or CMA or related experience preferred. One year
hospital clerical experience preferred.
In Lieu Of The Minimum Requirements Noted Above
Team members employed in this job prior to July 1, 2020 are
grandfathered under prior educational and experience
Other Required Skills and Experience
Current CPR Heartsaver required. Basic Life Support, Heartsaver
certification or higher preferred.
Candidates must successfully complete PrismaHealth unit
secretary course and training within 90 days of hire.
Day (United States of America)
1570 Tuomey Hospital - Payroll Only
15706507 Medical Nursing
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