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Patient Care Technician, Telemetry
Part Time, Nights, Non-Benefit Eligible - Every other weekend, 7pm-7:30am, every other holiday
Sellersville, PA 18960

Responsibilities

Under direct supervision of the professional staff, the Patient Care Technician, Telemetry performs certain non-complex duties related to patient care and functioning of the unit. The Patient Care Technician, Telemetry functions to support the staff by assisting with clerical duties, along with delivery of patient care to varied age groups, while providing a calm, caring and clean environment. The Patient Care Technician, Telemetry is an important member of the Telemetry team.

The Telemetry Unit is a fast-paced, team-centric, 16-private-bed unit. Certified by The Joint Commission in Stroke and Heart Failure. Nationally recognized by the American Heart Association for maintaining high quality metrics in the management of stroke, heart failure and atrial fibrillation.

Essential Functions:
  • Assists other members of the healthcare team in delivering safe, appropriate and quality patient care.
  • Assists with or provides basic nursing care in order to help the nurse meet the activities of daily living for the patient.
  • Assists with patient mobility needs, including turning, positioning, transferring and ambulation of patients as directed, using appropriate and proper body mechanics and assistive devices.
  • Maintains safe patient environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations within the scope of their training and performs under the direction of the nurse.
  • Performs vital signs, including use of automatic blood pressure machine, as directed by nursing staff.
  • Under the direction of the nurse, provides basic skin care to prevent skin breakdown and maintain or improve skin integrity.
  • Answers call bells and responds to patient requests within their scope or communicates patient needs to the nurse.
  • Transfers and moves patients via wheelchair, bed or stretcher to appropriate locations within the hospital.
  • Possesses and demonstrates working knowledge of equipment in order to ensure a safe environment.
  • Maintains open communication with department staff and accepts direction to ensure a safe environment.
  • Understands and respects patients' rights to privacy and dignity in order to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Ensures that equipment and supplies considered essential are functional, safe and readily accessible in order to provide a safe environment.
  • Performs department-specific maintenance duties as appropriate to department.
  • Acts as a patient advocate to ensure safe, appropriate and quality patient care.
  • Adheres to standards of practice for infection control and universal precautions.

Schedule: 7:00pm to 7:30am, every Wednesday and every other holiday
 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma/GED required.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Nursing Assistant, certified upon hire, preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.

BENEFITS:
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance for full time and part time
  • 403B
  • Pension plan
  • On-site discounted child care center
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5250 per year
  • Free life insurance
  • Free parking
  • Paid time off
  • Sick time
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee referral bonus
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