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Patient Care Technician - Full Time

Company: Noland Hospital Tuscaloosa
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


Summary of Duties:
Provides activities of daily living and other specified patient care procedures for the adult and geriatric patient.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides for patient's activities of daily living with either total or partial assistance as directed by patient condition:
  • Bath or shower
  • Oral and/or denture care
  • Perineal care
  • Turning and repositioning every two hours or greater as indicated by patient need
  • Ambulation
  • Meal Assistance
  • Performs indirect patient care tasks and unit functions: including but not limited to:
  • Answers call lights and relays information promptly to the nurses
  • Runs errands to obtain medications, supplies, etc.
  • Transports specimens
  • Inventories supplies; compiles list of needed supplies
  • Stocks supplies and patient meds when delivered to facility
  • Discharge preparation (packing personal items, transports patient, etc.)
  • Cleans and maintains unit and patient equipment
  • Assists patients with elimination needs
  • Performs simple range of motion
  • Performs finger stick blood glucose test
  • Performs intake and output measurements (oral, IV, NG, drains, etc.)
  • Performs vital sign measurements
  • Obtains 12 lead EKGs
  • Assists physicians and nurses with special procedures
  • Assists with stocking of supplies and assesses inventory needs for medical and general supplies in coordination with the Administrative Secretary/ Materiels Management Coordinator and/or other management staff, and following hospital purchasing protocols
  • Cleans and stores dirty hospital equipment for future patient use
  • Performs other duties as assignedEducation:
    High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

    Minimum of one year of patient care experience required.

    Physical Requirements for Essential Job Functions:
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs. occasionally, 20 lbs. frequently, and 10 lbs. constantly.
    • Ability to walk and stand 80% of an 8 to 12 hour shift.
    • Ability to push/pull up to 200 lbs. in order to position patients, move beds, carts, etc., and aid patients in ambulation.
    • Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately, so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

Keywords: Noland Hospital Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa , Patient Care Technician - Full Time, Professions , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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