UnityPoint Health Patient Care Technician ICU in Bettendorf, Iowa
Under the direct supervision of a Nurse, provide basic nursing care for the personal and comfort needs of the patient. Knowledge of IDPH rules and regulations for skilled nursing facility.
Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve. At UnityPoint Health®, our Patient Care Technicians/Certified Nursing Assistants* play a pivotal role in creating the Best Outcome for Every Patient Every Time and in providing a comfortable experience for our patients and their families. Working side by side with our nursing staff, PCT/CNA team members impact people’s lives as the front line hands and eyes of our care team, observing and caring for their physical, mental and emotional conditions. Patient Care Technicians/Certified Nursing Assistants are provided with professional growth, learning and advancement opportunities through their roles with UnityPoint Health. Whether aspiring to further their education or seeking expanding responsibilities, our Technicians/Assistants are provided the finance, support and leadership needed to advance their careers.
Clinical Excellence/Patient Care
Contributes toward accomplishment of patient’s Plan of Care goals by providing care activities as assigned by the nurse.
Demonstrates competence in the implementation/administration of age appropriate care in accordance with established Practice Guidelines, Policies/Procedures and State/Federal Law in regards to hygiene, nutritional, elimination, and activity measures as well as non-sterile/non-invasive procedures, oxygen setup, simple dressings, traction set-up, blood glucose testing, measuring and recording vital signs and non-sterile specimen collection.
Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.
Promotes, monitors and maintains a safe clean environment by assisting with identifying safety needs of patients and modifying the environment to meet these needs, perform light housekeeping functions to maintain a clean, neat and orderly work/patient care area, adhering to established Universal/Standard precautions.
Provides for efficient operation of unit/department by taking initiative and assuming other responsibilities as needed.
Contributes effectively to the communication needs of the department by acknowledging patients, healthcare providers and visitors upon arrival to the unit, engaging in collaborative communication, identifying and reporting patient care concerns in a timely manner, practicing excellent telephone etiquette.
License(s)/Certification(s): Successful completion and documentation of one of the following:
Successful completion and documentation of one of the following:
+ + Graduation from an accredited nursing program and waiting for NCLEX re-examination.
Certified Nursing Assistant listed as either Active or Inactive on any state health care worker registry.
Must be enrolled in Trinity’s PCT on the job training program and successfully complete.
Successful completion of first semester of nursing school that includes Nursing Fundamentals.
Completion of CNA course within the previous 12 months
Current CPR certification
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English. Multicultural sensitivity. Microsoft Office – basic computer skills. Customer/patient focused. Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.
Other: Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position. Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities.
Requisition ID: 2021-88870
Street: 4500 Utica Ridge Rd
Name: 6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
Name: ICU- BE
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days 7a-7p; every other weekend; every other holiday
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org