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The Patient Care Technician II is an unlicensed caregiver working under the direction of the Registered Nurse. This position is responsible for supporting Heart & Vascular patients to maintain smooth, effective communication between healthcare practitioners, departments, patients, and visitors. The Patient Care Technician II position is accountable for the accurate, timely documentation in the patient medical record. This position ensures prompt, timely assistance which contributes to the patient's progress towards discharge. This role is accountable for patient admission, transfer, discharge flow processes, and for providing the most basic of patient care, including data collection, personal hygiene, vital sign measurement and assistance with activities of daily living.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Demonstrates knowledge of the clinical and information technology systems
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights. Maintains confidentiality of all medical, financial and other sensitive material in printed, electronic or verbal form, which may jeopardize the privacy of patients and or employees
Manages and acknowledges patient-family-significant other expectations to create positive experiences
Follows directions and communicates with the registered nurse and other members of the healthcare team in an organized, clear and timely manner
Collects and documents information pertinent to the patient's status in the patient's electronic medical record and notifies the registered nurse of changes in patient's condition
Demonstrates the ability to safely maintain and competently use equipment in the delivery of patient care