Yale New Haven Health System

PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN I

US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
63120
Department
RESOURCE SUPPORT UNIT
Category
NURSING - SUPPORT
Position Type
Part Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
31
Work Schedule
NIGHTS
Work Days
FOUR NIGHT SHIFTS PER WEEK
Work Hours
11PM-7:15AM FOUR SHIFTS PER WEEK
Work Shift
EVERY OTHER WEEKEND, HOLIDAYS PER GROUPING
Requisition ID
2017-16596

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Performs selected patient care services and assists other care providers under the direction of the R.N. Documents care. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Demonstrates skill in observing and communicating patient needs.
    • 1.1 Identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates significant observations to the nurse in a timely fashion as indicated by report to the nurse.
  • 2. Demonstrates skill in providing direct patient care.
    • 2.1 Accepts report on assigned patients and demonstrates understanding as evidenced by her/his communication.
  • 3. Performs decentralized laboratory testing as credentialed.
    • 3.1 Appropriately collects specimen and performs test (i.e. EKGs, blood drawing, blood sugars and guiac, etc.) following established policy and procedure.
  • 4. Completes non-therapeutic functions as assigned by NM/designee.
    • 4.1 Follows correct procedure in performing non patient care activities.
  • 5. Demonstrates accountability and responsibility in daily performance of role.
    • 5.1 Relocates and rotates to meet patient care needs.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

High school diploma or GED; and CNA or other educational equivalent, i.e. Medical Assistant, CPCT, EMT, a student nurse from an accredited program or LPN.

 

LICENSURE

 

CT CNA certification, CPCT, EMT, a student nurse from an accredited program or an LPN

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Successful completion of orientation. Speak and write English proficiently. Successful completion of orientation/evidence of positive initiatives with patients and staff.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are also required to stand and walk. They must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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