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Patient Care Technician- Acute Care (PRN Hours; Variable Shifts)

Company: The University of Kansas Hospital
Location: Hays
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title

Patient Care Technician- Acute Care (PRN Hours; Variable Shifts)

Hays Medical Center

Position Summary / Career Interest:

Under the direction and supervision of the department's management and RN, the PCT assists the nurse in providing quality patient care to patients.

Position Description:

  • Collects initial and on-going data as delegated in regards to the health status of the patient based on chart documentation.

  • Follows an individualized plan of care that promotes positive immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team.

  • Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes as delegated.

  • Accurately documents patient response to intervention /therapy based upon expected outcomes.

  • Carries out delegated patient care activities and communicates with other members of the healthcare team as evidenced by positive patient outcomes.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Successful completion of a nurse assistant training program

  • knowledge of general nursing assistant functions

  • Current nursing assistant certification in the State of Kansas

  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment

  • Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.

Preferred:

  • Courses in medical terminology

  • 6 months medical center experience

  • Non-violent Crisis intervention (CPI) class

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:

Primary - required (routine) to do the job

Secondary - required for the job, but mostly be exception

None - no approved access

Description of Information Level

Primary:

  • Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion

  • Clinical Information (information that describes a patient's health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical

None:

  • Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates

  • Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes

Infection Control:

Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Trainings could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.

Time Type:

Job Requisition ID:

R-2130

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