The University of Kansas Health System PRN Health Care Tech I- Periop Procedural in OVERLAND PARK, Kansas
The Health Care Technician I is an unlicensed staff member in Perioperative and Procedural Services who is accountable to/completes delegated tasks from the RN in a caring and culturally sensitive manner with excellent customer service at all times; demonstrates competencies in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships and technical skills.
Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
Provides basic nursing skills including, but not limited to:
Finger stick blood glucose
12 Lead EKG
Recording intake and output
Collecting urine, stool, sputum specimens
Apply/remove compression hose; SCD, etc.
Emptying drains, urinary catheters, NG tubes, and ostomies
Obtains height and weight
Room turnover and stocking
Patient monitoring device placement
Documents in O2 all tasks, I&O, etc.
Maintains neat, clutter free and clean patient room and work environment.
Maintains a safe patient environment to include High Fall Risk Interventions as appropriate including but not limited to, rounding on patients, answering call lights in person promptly for all patients on the unit.
Demonstrates proper hand hygiene, standard precautions and isolation principles.
Care for patients in restraints, including ROM and fluids/toileting; reorienting confused patients; reinforcement of patient/family education regarding fall and safety precautions, and isolation principles.
Promptly notifies the RN of change in vital signs from baseline or expected results, change in mental status or condition, any breakdown in skin integrity to redness of skin, patient report of pain, any other patient needs, concerns or issues.
Any other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or equivalent
6 months of experience as a transporter, orderly or nursing assistant.
Requisition ID: 2020-26965
Display Department Title: Indian Creek Medical Surgical Tele
External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System
External Company URL: https://careers-kansashealthsystem.icims.com
Street: 10720 NALL AVE