Patient Care Technician – Endoscopy/Gastroenterology

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Mount Carmel Hospital
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October 16, 2020
Location
Columbus, Ohio
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Patient Care Technician - Endoscopy/Gastroenterology

Location Columbus, Ohio, 43213 Category Nursing Support Job Id 00228738
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Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

Patient Care Technician - Endoscopy

Mount Carmel East

Why Mount Carmel?

With five hospitals, over 60 free-standing outpatient clinics, a college of nursing, a Medicare Advantage plan, and extensive outreach and community wellness programs, Mount Carmel Health System serves more than a million patients in central Ohio each year, and we've been a pillar of this community for more than 130 years. As a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network of caring spans 22 states, 94 hospitals, and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.

We know that exceptional patient care starts with taking care of our colleagues, so we invest in great people and all that we ask in return is that you come to work ready to make a difference and do the right thing.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Retirement savings account with employer match starting on day one
  • Generous paid time off programs
  • Employee recognition incentive program
  • Tuition/professional development reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance (geographic restrictions apply)
  • Discounted tuition and enrollment opportunities at the Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Why Columbus?

The nation's 14th largest city, Columbus, Ohio is one of the fastest growing major metropolitan areas in the Midwest – ranked #1 for population growth, #1 for job growth, #1 for wage growth, and #1 real estate market. And with a vibrant blend of professional sports, world-class attractions, creative cuisines, and a flourishing music and arts scene, you'll never be found wanting for entertainment and experiences to call your own in Columbus. Learn more at www.experiencecolumbus.com!

About the job:

In accordance with the Mission and Guiding Behaviors; the Patient Care Technician performs direct patient care assistance as well as clerical and administrative duties in support of patient care providers, medical staff, patients, their significant others, blended and extended family members, and outside agencies

What you'll do:

  • Promotes a Culture of Safety by adhering to policy, procedures and plans that are in place to prevent workplace injury, violence or adverse outcome to associates and patients.
  • Relationship-based Care: Creates a caring and healing environment that keeps the patient and family at the center of care throughout their experience at Mount Carmel following the principles of our interdisciplinary care delivery system.
  • PATIENT CARE – Working under the direction of the nurse, assumes the following responsibilities:
    • Vital signs, HT, Wt and I&O
    • Activities of daily living for example: bathing, toileting, ambulating, feeding, etc.
    • Responds to patient needs, requests in a timely manner
    • Skin Care (stage I & II)
  • DOCUMENTATION:
    • Records all gathered data
    • Documents patient data accurately and completely Responds to patient needs, requests in a timely manner
  • QUALITY AND SAFETY - Promotes a culture of quality and safety by adhering to policy, procedures and plans that are in place to prevent workplace injury, violence or adverse outcome to associates and patients.
    • Practices proper patient identification procedures
    • Transports patients appropriately
    • Performs waived testing per policy
    • Accurately collects, labels, and transports specimens
    • Maintains sterile technique when appropriate
  • TECHNOLOGY - Utilizes appropriately and demonstrates continuous learning.
  • COMMUNICATION - Accurately communicates pertinent information to appropriate team members in a timely manner.
    • Communicates effectively and appropriately with patients and families
    • Communicates accurately all orders and results received to appropriate personnel in a timely manner
    • Collaborates effectively with the unit charge nurse and/or care manager and/or patient placement to identify bed needs and/or unit needs
    • Promptly answers phones and patient call lights, relaying messages as appropriate
  • MEDICAL RECORD
    • Transcribes orders in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with policies
    • Assembles and maintains all medical records with current information in approved order

What we're looking for:

  • Education: High school graduate preferred.
  • Experience: Previous patient care experience and/or technical education in health-related field preferred. Previous health care experience or demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Successful completion of an approved course(s) in phlebotomy and EKG preferred (if these skills are used in the unit).
  • Successful completion and maintenance of BLS healthcare provider training required.

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Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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