Patient Support Tech (PST) - Behavioral Care (Inpatient Psyc
Posted on: July 14, 2019
Job Details HeartSaver/CPR required
Job Summary:These unlicensed assistive personnel may perform
routine assistive tasks to assist the Registered Nurse to meet
basic patient needs.All team members are responsible for bringing
life to our Purpose Statement ? Inspire health. Serve with
compassion. Be the difference ? through every action and every
interaction at work.?
Responsibilities:Assists patients with needs related to 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
Accurately completes and documents patient vital signs. Duties
include assessing blood pressure, pulse, temperature, heart rate,
and oxygenation via pulse ox or ETCO2. Reports abnormal values to
the Registered Nurse.
Requirements:Education:?High school diploma, GED or equivalent
preferred.? Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) course or active enrollment in an
accredited nursing program and successful completion of
Fundamentals of Nursing.
Experience:?Previous CNA or CMA or related experience preferred.
One (1) year hospital clerical experience preferred.
Licensure, Registry, or Certification:?Current CPR required prior
to start date directly through the American Red Cross, the American
Heart Association, or the military. (To register: Blended Learning
or In Person CPR AED through the?American Red Cross; or Classroom
or Skills Session Heartsaver CPR AED through the?American Heart
Association. Certification must include an in-person skills
session.) Basic Life Support, Heartsaver certification or higher
preferred.?Special Training: Candidates must successfully complete
Palmetto Health unit secretary course and training within 90 days
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