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Health Care Tech/CNA - Med/Surg - PV7

Company: Carle Health
Location: Urbana
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




$1,000.00 Sign on bonus - External only

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN), the Health Care Technician (HCT) functions as a support to the licensed nursing staff and performs activities related to the personal care and hygiene needs of an assigned patient group. Facilitates communication with other departments, visitors, patients, medical staff and employees. Serves as a public relations liaison for the unit. Works under the direct supervision of the nursing manager.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
High School Diploma/Equivalent

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients
    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
    Completion of CNA coursework w/in past 24 months, OR Successful completion of Carle's HCT In Training Program, OR Worked as a CNA w/in past 24 months, OR Successful completion of at least one semester of nursing clinical experiences, OR Documented relevant medical military training









    Essential Functions:




    • Assists with the maintenance of unit supplies to ensure the smooth function of the unit, including stocking nurse servers, cleaning instruments and equipment, ordering supplies, and making up charts.
    • Collects data on assigned patients as directed by Registered Nurse (RN) and ensures accurate documentation.
    • Demonstrates competency in selected psychomotor skills as outlined in the skills checklist including: measurement of vital signs, blood glucose monitoring, and measuring and recording intake and output.
    • Performs or assists patients with the activities of daily living. Prepares patients for transportation and/or transport.
    • Completes the unit specific HCT Safety Checklist at the beginning of each shift
    • Receives delegated responsibilities from RN each shift and maintains close communication during shift regarding completion of tasks/responsibilities
    • Completes and documents basic patient care independently: including but not limited to baths, vital signs, accuchecks and meal trays
    • Maintains patient safety as the highest priority level: ensuring safety measure compliance such as fall precautions, pressure ulcer prevention, isolation precautions and patient ambulation safety
    • Maintains a positive attitude at all times on unit that promotes a healthy work environment and a healing patient environment
    • Keeps a diligent focus on prompt answering of patient call lights to ensure effective triage and completion of patient requests/medical needs









      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



      Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.























Keywords: Carle Health, Champaign , Health Care Tech/CNA - Med/Surg - PV7, Healthcare , Urbana, Illinois

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