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Patient Care Tech

Company: Landmark Hospitals
Location: Cape Girardeau
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLandmark Hospital of Cape Girardeau is the premier Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) hospital of the three state area. This hospital has built a solid reputation for providing the very best patient care and excellent customer service. Discharge planners who refer patients to Landmark say their patients return from their stay at Landmark with rave reviews, and are highly satisfied with their experience. This excellence is due to the tireless efforts of the highly experienced and competent staff of physicians, nurses, other clinicians, and support personnel, who are dedicated to being the best at what they do.We have an exciting opportunity for a PRN Patient Care Tech.Summary: Provide patient care under the direction and supervision of nursing. The primary commitment is to the patient, so an important responsibility includes following through with tasks and following up on communication with the nursing and RT staff to help provide optimal patient care.Responsibilities:Perform basic care skills under the direct supervision of the licensed nurse including vital signs, intake/output measurement, catheter care, CPR, restraint management, bowel and bladder training, and documentation of care in the patient record.Responsible for assisting the licensed nurse in meeting the patients' needs in the areas of personal hygiene, personal care, skin care, grooming, rest, activity, nourishment, body mechanics, elimination, and psychosocial support. Provide adequate, safe care, maintain knowledge about each patient assigned and participate in reports with nursing and other techs. Requires attention to detail related to patient care restrictions and special instructions or issues (diet instructions, fall risk etc). Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Certified Nursing Assistant preferred
  • 1-3 years of related experience, preferably in a hospital setting.
  • 2 weekend monthly requirement.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be organized, a team player and detail-oriented
  • Good computer and math skills
  • BLS certification preferredAbout us: Landmark Hospitals is a privately owned, seven hospital system with locations in Georgia, Missouri, and Florida. Landmark Hospitals are licensed as acute care hospitals and accredited as long-term acute care hospitals under CIHQ. Each of our hospitals is recognized as the regional Transitional Care Hospital of choice in their respective markets and we specialize in providing transitional care for medically complex patients. What makes Landmark Hospitals unique is that the company was founded by a surgeon, so the focus on people, quality, safety, and clinical outcomes resonates throughout the company.We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

Keywords: Landmark Hospitals, Evansville , Patient Care Tech, Other , Cape Girardeau, Indiana

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