Olathe Medical Center Patient Care Tech (CNA) in Paola, Kansas
Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of a Nurse, 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. They 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.
Minimum Requirements: • Less than High School Diploma or GED - With the intent of completion of the High School diploma or GED. Must have C.N.A certification if without High School diploma or GED. • Ability to Multi Task and Prioritize, Analytical, Medical Terminology, Organizational & Verbal Communication • Healthcare Provider CPR – (American Heart Association or American Red Cross) required within 7 days of hire
Key Responsibilities: • 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.
Benefit Highlights: • Medical/Vision/Dental • 403b Retirement Plan with 3% company match • 5 days of Paid Parental/Adoption Leave • $5k in Adoption Assistance per child • Paid Sick Leave • Accrued PTO • Life Insurance • Employee Assistance Program • Voluntary Benefits, including: Life, Accidental Death or Dismemberment, Critical Illness, Long-term Disability, Short-term Disability, Hospital Indemnity, Pet, Identity Theft and Legal Insurance • Collaborative professional work environment • Reduced cafeteria rates (OMC location only) • Tuition Reimbursement so you can achieve your educational goals (up to $5,250/year) • RN Residency program that follows the ANCC evidence-based criteria. We want you to be comfortable and confident as you transition from student to nurse to professional nurse Disclosure: Benefits eligibility may vary based on position.
Why Top Talent Join Olathe Health? Our mission is to help people through healing, health and happiness. Top performers want to be a part of something special…something with a purpose. We want the best and brightest health care professionals who are focused on providing compassionate, personalized care. And we are committed to continue to give our associates growth and developmental opportunities while providing a safe, inclusive and welcoming work environment to do their best work. We all strive to help each other as a team to deliver the best patient care possible. At Olathe Health, we believe that if we take care of our people, they will take care of everything else. From our modest beginnings with a 30-bed hospital in 1953 to a dynamic, regional health system with more than 2,400 associates today, Olathe Health continues to grow to meet the needs of our patients and the community. The system consists of Olathe Medical Center, Inc. (OMCI), Miami County Medical Center, Inc. (MCMC), and Olathe Health Physicians, Inc. (OHPI), a large physician corporation with 38 locations. The system offers a wide range of services and specialties for individuals in all stages of life, from primary care, pediatrics and maternity care to specialties, including oncology, surgery, orthopedics, spine, cardiology, home health and hospice. Several of our most recent honors as a system include: • Fortune/IBM Watson Health named OMC one of the 2021 Top 100 Hospitals. • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded OMC and MCMC four-star ratings in 2021. • One of Ingram Magazine’s “2020 Best Companies to Work for” (large employer category) and one of the “Best Hospitals in Kansas for Nurses” (according to nurse.org).
Great things are happening at Olathe Health and we would love for YOU to join our team today!
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