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Patient Care Technician I TDCJ Womens (Days or Night)

Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications: High school or equivalent AND completion of one of the following technical programs: - Completion of a recognized Nurse Assistant program OR Completion of a Medical Assistant program ORCompletion of Medical Corpsman program OR Completion of EMT program OR Completion of a UTMB Hospital Aide Training Program OR Two (2) years of experience in a direct patient care environment ORIs enrolled in a recognized School of Nursing and has completed the first semester of education which contains clinical concepts and health assessment or the equivalent. -Job Summary: To provide basic technical assistance and supportive patient care to meet the needs of individual patients throughout assigned areas. -Job Duties: Collects, reports, and documents data: Vital signs, height and weight, intake and output, pulse oximetry, and collects specimens. --- Obtains blood samples by venipuncture. --- Acquires 12 lead EKG. --- Performs and reports POCT. --- Assists with patient activities and care as assigned by the charge nurse/designee as indicated by the patient's plan of care. --- Provides for patients' personal hygiene: Bathes patients, performs oral suctioning and superficial wound care, assists with chronic wound care, provides skincare for a patient with TED hose, SCD, casts, skeletal pins, assists with elimination, cares for the incontinent patient, cares for the patient with a urinary catheter, assists or gives cleansing enemas, sitz baths, non-sterile douches, and provides ostomy care. --- Assists with feeding. --- Ambulates, positions, and turns patients and cares for the patient with altered mobility. --- Assists with patient safety related to age and condition --- Assists with patient restraints and patient-specific safety precautions --- Collects, reports, and documents data related to patient needs/emergencies and unusual patient and family behavior --- Cares for the patient from a correctional environment. --- Always maintains patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records. --- Provides and maintains a clean, safe environment and performs and/or assists others to perform proper aseptic technique, isolation procedures, and infection control measures. --- Documents as appropriate. --- Maintains patient care areas with appropriate supplies. --- Assists with patient requests for other hospital services. -Preferred Qualifications:Epic proficient -Salary Range:Actual salary commensurate with experience. -Work Schedule:To be determined by manager and usually 12 hour shifts 7 a.m.-7 p.m. or 7 p.m.- 7 a.m. -

Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston , Patient Care Technician I TDCJ Womens (Days or Night), Professions , Galveston, Texas

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