UnityPoint Health

  • Patient Care Technician-Clinical Staffing-Methodist

    Requisition ID
    2018-42982
    Category
    Nursing Aides, Assistants, and Techs
    Location
    US-IA-Des Moines
    Address
    1200 Pleasant St
    Affiliate
    3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
    City
    Des Moines
    Department
    Clinical Staffing
    State
    IA
    Salary Minimum
    USD $12.56/Hr.
    FTE
    0.4
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    7a - 7:30p/Days/Weekend Package
  • Overview

    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. The Internal Resource Team (IRT) provides support and additional resources to nursing units throughout UnityPoint Health—Des Moines during times of vacancy, high acuity, and census variations. The IRT provides support for 17 adult, Medical/Surgical, inpatient nursing units at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, and Methodist West Hospital.

    Responsibilities

    Assists patients with activities of daily living. Answers patient call lights. Assists with simple procedures as defined in work area Takes and records vital signs and weights. Monitors and records intake and output. Transports patients, equipment, supplies, and specimens including transport of patients with traction. Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly and safe environment.

    Qualifications

    Education: 150 Hour Advanced CNA Course OR Student nurses are only required to complete the 75 hour CNA course and completion of 1 clinical rotation. Experience: Previous healthcare experience. License/Certification: Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English. Multicultural sensitivity. Microsoft Office – basic computer skills. Customer/patient focused.

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