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PATIENT CARE TECH

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Falmouth, MA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
171223-50006681
Categories:
  • Healthcare
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PATIENT CARE TECH-171223-50006681
Description
Responsible for EKG's, phlebotomy, gluco scans, suctioning, and the collection of sputum by means of suctioning.
  • Must be courteous to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Takes and records patients' vital signs.
  • Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages. Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.
  • Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge.
  • Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection, and notes time and amount on patients' charts.
  • Assembles and uses such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers.
  • Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing and performs routine laboratory tests on samples.
  • Sterilizes equipment and supplies.
  • Prepares or examines food trays for prescribed diet and feeds patients.
  • Records food and fluid intake and output. Bathes, dresses, and assists patients in walking and turning.
  • Cleans rooms, makes beds, and answers patients' calls.
  • Washes and dresses bodies of deceased persons.
  • Assists in delivery, care, and feeding of infants. Inventories and requisitions supplies.
  • Performs tracheotomy care, colostomy care, wound care and dressing changes.
  • Demonstrates through clinical practice the use of universal precautions, understands the OSHA Blood-borne Pathogens Standards.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge and/or practice in the prevention of TB transmission and adheres to all other infection control policies.
  • Must wear facility provided identification badge at all times.

Qualifications:
 
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • CNA
  • 6 months experience in a health care setting
  • Reads, writes, understands English
  • Must have taken the EKG course
  • BLS
  • Phlebotomy

Schedule Details: 16 Hours per week 32PP, 7a-3p, rot weekends, occ holidays
Organization: Falmouth Hospital Association
Primary Location: Falmouth
Department: FHA-Med / Surg 1
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Day
Weekend Shifts: Rotating
Holiday Shifts: Occasional
Posting Start Date: Dec 26, 2017
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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