Patient Care Tech 1, Postpartum
Company: Community Medical Centers
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The perfect blend of exceptional care and comfortable
accommodations, Clovis Community Medical Center remains a top
choice for women's services, labor and delivery, advanced minimally
invasive surgeries, sports medicine, and weight-loss surgery. Home
to the Marjorie E. Radin Breast Care Center, California's premier
breast care center, we offer screening, diagnostics, and treatments
using the most cutting-edge technology available. We're a
family-oriented, suburban hospital at the base of the Sierra Nevada
Mountains that's part of the Community Medical Centers healthcare
network. Expanded in 2012, Clovis Community has 208 all-private
rooms - making Clovis Community the only comprehensive hospital in
the area with all-private rooms.
Whether for inpatient or outpatient care, we're here to provide
the best possible experience and the highest quality care for the
people we serve. That means we are able to offer a variety of ways
for you to grow - both in the way you do your job as a healthcare
professional and in the way you live your personal life. If you
share our passion for providing the best possible care for each and
every patient, you should consider a career with our team at Clovis
Community Medical Center.
Under the direction of a licensed clinical staff member, the
Patient Care Tech 1 provides both basic patient care and clerical
support using defined procedures and standards in accordance with
the goals of the unit and the philosophy of Community Medical
Centers (CMC). Performs and assists with elemental aspects of
patient care such as nutrition, bed scale weights, intake/output
(I/O), taking vital signs, etc. in coordination with the patient
care team. Assists licensed clinical staff as needed with direct
patient care and provides administrative and office management
support to the unit(s). Serves as a centralized focus of
administration, information and communication.
Under the direction of the RN/LVN/RTT delivers basic patient
care. Performs and assists with elemental aspects of patient care
such as bed scale weights, I/O, hygiene, dressing, turning and
ambulation. Safely performs/assists with inpatient lifts/transfers,
moves, positioning and ambulation in coordination with the patient
Records vital signs, height, weight and I/O. Collects and
records data as assigned and reports information to RN/RTT.
Recognizes, communicates and documents changes in patient's
condition either emergent or in response to patient care.
Interacts with healthcare team members to support and reinforce
patient/family teaching plan.
Responds to requests and makes rounds at designated stations on
an on-going basis throughout assigned shift.
Answers unit call lights promptly and responds to patient needs
accordingly or communicates patient needs to appropriate member of
Receives report from RN/LVN/RTT upon arrival for assigned shift
and be aware of each patient's special needs and requirements
utilizing resources cost effectively.
Secures patient belongings and documents on appropriate forms.
Assures that each patient has necessary care items readily
available and maintains a safe, clean patient care environment.
Performs clerical duties, including ordering and stocking
supplies and forms, answering and directing phone calls, and
greeting visitors. Advises and assists in understanding the
hospital, its rules and services, gives directions, provides
factual information and makes guests comfortable while waiting.
Maintains charts, files materials such as care plans and lab
reports. Thins charts according to established time frames and
Reports equipment malfunction and removes equipment from service
Manages data, such as that required for census management and
order entry. Maintains pertinent records, checks records for
completeness and enters data into appropriate systems.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED) or
Completion of a CMC Approved Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
- Successful completion of one of the following three options:
(1) Obtain a diploma/certificate from an accredited Certified
Nursing Assistant (CNA) program; (2) Obtain a diploma/certificate
from an accredited Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program; or
(3) Nursing Fundamental courses from an accredited clinical RN or
LVN program (typically done in the 1st semester) required
- Incumbents hired into position prior to 10/01/2018 or
transferred into the role on 08/30/2020 are grandfathered with
their existing education
- 1 year of experience in an acute care hospital preferred
Licenses and Certifications
- BLS - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
by American Heart Association (AHA) required
- One of the following is required
o CNA - State of California Certified Nursing Assistant
Certification (active or inactive status is acceptable)
o EMT - Emergency Medical Technician Certification issued by the
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (active or
inactive status is acceptable)
o RN or LVN Student/Graduate
Keywords: Community Medical Centers, Clovis , Patient Care Tech 1, Postpartum, Other , Clovis, California
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