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PATIENT CARE TECH

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Falmouth, MA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
171223-50006677
Categories:
  • Healthcare
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PATIENT CARE TECH-171223-50006677
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: 32 Hours per Week 64PP, 3p-11p, e/o weekend, rot holidays
Organization: Falmouth Hospital Association
Primary Location: Falmouth
Department: FHA-Med / Surg 3
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Evening
Weekend Shifts: Every Other
Holiday Shifts: Rotating
Posting Start Date: Dec 26, 2017
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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