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Patient Care Tech, Neurology

Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare

This is a Contract position in Lowell, MA posted July 27, 2021.

Additional Job Information 36 Hours per Week Sign-On Bonus Eligible Weekend Rotation as Required by Department Nights Benefits Eligible Job ID: 1218131 Employment Status: Full-Time More Information: Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St.

Louis County.

As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances.

Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

The Comprehensive Medical Rehabilitation Unit (C.M.R.U.) is an 18 bed Joint Commission Accredited (J.C.A.H.O.) in
– patient unit located on the second floor of Christian Hospital.

Patients admitted are adult through geriatric and require intensive rehabilitation therapy to include at least two of the following modalities: speech, occupational, and physical therapies.

Diagnoses include but are not limited to Cerebral Vascular Accidents (C.V.A.), complicated orthopedic problems, neurological/neuromuscular disorders, polyarthritis, amputation, spinal cord injury, multiple trauma, and traumatic brain injury.

Overview Role Purpose Provides direct patient care to support the licensed professional nurses responsible for a team of patients to ensure a safe environment for patients by reducing risk of harm.

Collects vital information on the patient and reports such to the nursing team which contributes to the overall assessment of each patient and any changes to a patient’s condition.

Responsibilities Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment.

Administers or assists patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), performs vital signs, intake & output, fall and pressure ulcer prevention measures, urinary catheter care, phlebotomy, or point of care testing as requested.

Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports changes in patient status to the nurse.

Assists nurse with patient and family education.

Documents all patient care activities provided with correct medical terminology.

Acts as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.

Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each patient’s needs.

Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance.

Participates in professional development.

BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position.

The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements Degree High School Diploma or GED Experience No Experience Supervisor Experience No Experience Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information Licenses & Certifications Certified Nurse Assistant Benefits Statement Note: not all benefits apply to all openings Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options Pension Plan/403(b) Plan 401(k) plan Tuition Assistance Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location) Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center Legal Statement The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position.

It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer