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UnityPoint Health Patient Care Technician-Occupational Health-Penn Medical in West Des Moines, Iowa

Provides direct patient care and both clerical/clinical duties for patients under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse to include Physical Capacity Profile (PCP®) testing services. Supports patients during procedures. Successful performance contributes to a holistic approach to the delivery of services, improved patient care, and a high level of satisfaction from patients and employers.

  • Answers questions and provides information to patients/clients, third party payers and other health care personnel as instructed.

  • Documents appropriate information in the patient’s chart; completes patient forms.

  • Files correspondence and medical records, including progress notes, diagnostic information, professional correspondence and x-rays.

  • Measure and record patient’s statistical data and medical history at the request of the provider.

  • Assists with simple and complex procedures; i.e., specimen collections, application of splints, measuring crutches, application of ice pack, removal of dressings, procedure prep

  • Takes and records vital signs, height and weight

  • Performs vision exam and color vision exam

  • Assists in maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.

  • Integrates and demonstrates FOCUS values to guide professional behaviors, while adhering to the policies and procedures UPHDM.

  • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.

  • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.

  • Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

  • Practice reflects knowledge of HIPAA, DNV, OSHA, DOT, and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding occupational medicine and healthcare.

Must be at least 18 years old or older. High school graduate or equivalent.

Minimum of 120 or 150 hour CNA certification required. Indicate on your application which CNA certification you possess (120 or 150 hour). Only applications with this information indicated will be considered. Dept of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.

Requisition ID: 2020-78001

Street: 6000 University Ave

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Occupational Health- Meth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .5

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday days (8am-5pm); approx 20 hrs/wk

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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