Patient Support Tech II (PST) - Children & Adolescents
Posted on: August 17, 2019
Job Details HeartSaver/CPR required
? Job Summary:? To perform routine assistive tasks to assist the
Registered Nurse to meet basic patient needs, unlicensed assistive
Specifications Education: High school diploma, GED or equivalent
preferred. Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) course required. Completion of
certificate course, or independent skill validation through Nursing
Education, in drawing blood, EKG, or Cardiac Care Technician
required. Or active enrollment in an accredited nursing program and
completion of Fundamental of Nursing and medical surgical clinical
rotation. Experience: Previous CNA or CMA or related experience
preferred. One (1) year Hospital clerical experience is preferred.?
Number and Type of Team Members Supervised: None Licensure,
Registry or Certification Required: Current Heartsaver required.
Basic Life Support certification or higher preferred. Special
Training: Candidates must successfully complete Palmetto Health
unit secretary course and training within 90 days of hire. Age of
Patients Rendered Care:? All Age Groups
Key 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 and outputs. ???????????? 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.
???????????? Regularly performs additional skilled duties to
include any of the following: Monitor Tech, Drawing Blood, or
Performing EKGs. ???????????? Performs other duties as
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