UnityPoint Health

Patient Care Technician-Emergency Department-Methodist

Requisition ID
2017-38601
Category
Nursing Aides, Assistants, and Techs
US-IA-Des Moines
1200 Pleasant St
Affiliate
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Des Moines
Department
Emergency Department- Meth
IA
FTE
0.4
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
3-11p with every other weekend

Overview

Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health Des Moines! UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is a family of four hospitals including Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve our patients and visitors every day.

 

Under the supervision of an RN provides direct patient care. Performs procedures for patients and provides technical services and support. Successful performance contributes to a holistic approach to the delivery of services, improved patient care, and a high level of satisfaction from patients and families. 

Will first be responsible for all clerical and receptionist duties on the unit. Transcribes information and maintains patient records. Delivers and obtains information, specimens, and supplies within the medical center. Will cross train in Emergency Department patient care area to perform care and treatments to patients under supervision of an RN. Duties will also include mini registration of Emergency department patients and pre-registration of OB patients.

Responsibilities

  • Performs patient care and treatments under supervision of a RN. Provides and documents care including, but not limited to, activities of daily living, mobility, specimen collection and respiratory support activities as directed by the RN.      
  • Possess the ability to lift, move, position and transport patients.
  • Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.
  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality of care, patient and employee safety, and customer service.

 

Qualifications

HS diploma or equivalent. EMT B or minimum of 120hr CNA certification required, or completion of at least one clinical rotation of an accredited nursing program. Indicate on your application which CNA certification you possess (120 hr or 150hr) and/or that you have completed the appropriate nursing program clinical rotation. Applicants must be in good standing on the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry. Indicate registry certification number on your application. 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.

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