Olathe Medical Center Patient Care Tech (CNA/EMT) in Olathe, Kansas
Olathe Health is looking for dedicated and caring professionals to join our system! If you enjoy an environment of team oriented patient care and an excellent staff of co-workers, you have found the right place! Olathe Medical Center, Inc, a 300-bed general acute care facility is currently looking for a Patient Care Technician (PCT) to join our team.
If you are committed to helping improve the health of our communities in an environment of trust and collaboration, you are welcome to apply online: www.olathehealth.org/Careers
A Brief Overview Under the direct supervision of a Nurse, the Patient Care Tech (Inpatient) is cross-trained in the role of Unit Secretary and Unit Assistant/Nurse Tech. Based on the needs of the department, responsibilities are a combination of providing direct patient care and technical assistance to the nurse and performing a variety of computer, clerical, scheduling and supply functions necessary for the operation of the unit. The Patient Care Tech must have excellent communication skills. It is imperative that they are able to communicate effectively using tact and sensitivity. He/she must be self motivated and able to work and make decisions with limited supervision , keeping others appropriately informed. It is important to have a strong knowledge of emergency procedures and be able to stay calm in stressful situations. The Patient Care Tech practices within the organizational/departmental policies and procedures.
What you will do Performs job duties in a manner to consistently improve the patient experience and minimize delays. Assists with hourly rounding utilizing the "4 P's" (Pain, Position, Potty, Pamper). Promptly answers call lights and responds appropriately. Supportive of others involved in patient's care. Assists the patient and family with coordinating care to meet individual needs. Consistently demonstrates cost savings activities: Minimize supply waste. Demonstrates ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently.. Offers suggestions for cost savings Demonstrates knowledge of departmental information by: regularly attending staff meetings, reading email information, attending departmental in-service offerings, reading communication books, reviewing available literature and resource material. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, i.e.., code blue, MRT, code orange, etc. Demonstrates appropriate and effective conflict resolution skills. Step 1: Addresses issues with individuals involved in a courteous and professional manner. Step 2: Escalates issues to appropriate CRN / Manager, as necessary.
Education Qualifications High School or GED - Minimum
Experience Qualifications Previous Healthcare Experience - Preferred
Skills and Abilities Ability to Multi Task and Prioritize - Minimum Analytical - Minimum proficiency Medical Terminology - Minimum Organizational - Minimum Verbal Communication - Minimum
Licenses and Certifications Kansas Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)/Patient Care Assistant (PCA) OR student in a pre-nursing program with documentation confirming basic CNA/PCA skills. Kansas (or national) EMT or Paramedic certifications may be accepted in lieu of CNA certification - Due Upon Hire Healthcare Provider CPR – (American Heart Association or American Red Cross) - Due 7 Days from date of hire
EEO Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet