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Patient Care Technician (Trauma Surgical Services)

Company: ThedaCare
Location: Neenah
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Why ThedaCare?Living A Life Inspired!Our new vision at ThedaCare is bold, ambitious, and ignited by a shared passion to provide outstanding care. We are inspired to reinvent health care by becoming a proactive partner in health, enriching the lives of all and creating value in everything we do. Each of us are called to take action in delivering higher standards of care, lower costs and a healthier future for our patients, our families, our communities and our world.At ThedaCare, our team members are empowered to be the catalyst of change through our values of compassion, excellence, leadership, innovation, and agility. A career means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you're interested in joining a health care system that is changing the face of care and well-being in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.Benefits, with a whole-person approach to wellness -Lifestyle Engagemente.g. health coaches, relaxation rooms, health focused apps (Wonder, Ripple), mental health supportAccess & Affordabilitye.g. minimal or zero copays, team member cost sharing premiums, daycareAbout ThedaCare!Summary :Under the supervision of the LPN, RN, or nurse leader, the Patient Care Tech (PCT) performs patient-centered, evidence-based nursing care activities to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient. Through collaborative practice with all members of the care team, is responsible for patient outcomes that meet the high quality of care provided by ThedaCare. Contributes to the goals of the department by being accountable for the delivery of compassionate, safe care and demonstrated commitment to continuous growth and professional development.Job Description:KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:Performs delegated patient care activities using evidence-based practice and specific competencies for the patient population served Checks patients' vital signs, height, and weight, as needed, based on patient type Provides compassionate care and listens to patients' concerns and guides them by answering any questions or concerns Identifies and escalates changes in patient status or patient risks to prevent crisis Collects clinical data and information on patients and reports to care team Repositions, transfers, ambulates and transports patients Assists patients with basic needs (such as hygiene, eating, using the restroom, and dressing) Obtains and reports patient intake and output Performs electrocardiograms (ECGs) as directed Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection Provides care that is age appropriate, culturally specific, and developmentally appropriate in an environment that promotes patient safety Demonstrates professional and therapeutic relationships with patients, families, team members, and providersQUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma or GED requiredPrevious healthcare experience preferredAmerican Heart Association HealthCare Provider Life Support (BLS)PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of fifty (50) pounds without assistanceJob classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job dutiesManual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform patient care proceduresWORK ENVIRONMENT:Frequent exposure to sharp objects and instrumentsOccasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shockOccasional high noise level in work environmentStanding and/or walking for extended periods of timeTransporting, transferring, positioning patients and/or equipment from one location to another; little likelihood for injury if proper body mechanics and procedures are followedPossible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agentsOccasional contact with aggressive and or combative patientsJOB SCHEDULE:Possibility for straight nights or mornings. Weekend rotation is a must with shift differential. Shifts can be either 8 or 12 hours. There is flexibility with school schedules. Position requires compliance with department specific competencies.I understand that this is a summary of job responsibilities and does not create contractual terms and conditions and is subject to change in order to meet organizational needs. My employment with ThedaCare is "at-will".I have read and understand the job description for my position. I agree to comply with the corporate policy and all laws, rules, regulations and standards of conduct relating to my position. As team member, I understand my duty to report any suspected violation of law or the standards of conduct to my immediate supervisor or the Corporate Compliance Officer. Team Member Signature Date.Scheduled Weekly Hours:36Scheduled FTE:0.9Location:ThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Neenah - Neenah,WisconsinOvertime Exempt:Yes

Keywords: ThedaCare, Green Bay , Patient Care Technician (Trauma Surgical Services), Healthcare , Neenah, Wisconsin

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