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Patient Care Tech II M/S Ortho Unit PRN Nights
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  Job posted:   Wed Jun 6, 2018
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Patient Care Tech II M/S Ortho Unit PRN Nights

**Work Hours/Shifts**

Per Diem Nights

**Florida Hospital DeLand**

For over 50 years, Florida Hospital DeLand, a full-service, 156-bed acute care hospital located in DeLand, FL, has served the West Volusia area and surrounding communities. Florida Hospital DeLand has grown to include Florida Hospital DeLand Victoria Medical Park, Florida Hospital Digestive Health Center and the Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations; which includes being awarded their Gold Seal of Approval. Our efforts to strive for excellence has led to being voted "Best Hospital and Best Rehab" by Best of the West -- Daytona News Journal and a Top 100 Company for Working Families in Central Florida.

At Florida Hospital DeLand, we believe that better quality of care leads to better quality of life, so we're committed to providing each of our patients the absolute best medical care in the most cutting-edge facilities possible, all in a caring, compassionate, neighborly environment. Our mission is to offer hope and healing to all of our patients in conjunction with our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ within our community.


**You will be responsible for:**

+ Assisting patients with their activities of daily living including but not limited to basic hygiene, skin care, nutritional and dietary needs, elimination needs, physical activity needs and all comfort measures. Maintains respect and privacy at all times.

+ Performing basic patient care unit routines including but not limited to the following: obtain and document vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and respirations), passing ice water every 4 hours, keeping patient rooms stocked with gloves, replacing unit sharp containers per policy, keeping patient rooms in a reasonably clean and appropriate condition, keeping patient bedside trays within a safe reach at all times.

+ Assisting with the collection and documentation of accurate intake and output information for assigned patients.

+ Responding to patients request and needs in a timely manner.

+ Informing Patient with plan of care task and activity that will be carried out.

+ Functioning as an active team member in the delivery of safe competent therapeutic patient care.

+ Demonstrating knowledge and ability to provide care and maintain safety to the following scope of patients, but not limited to, the medical patient, the orthopedic patient, the pre and post-surgical patient, and the telemetry-monitored patient.

+ Recognizing the individual needs of each patient during the delivery of care.

+ Conducting walking patient comfort and safety rounds every 30 minutes in assigned patient area.

+ Assisting the nurse in the process of Admissions/Transfers/Discharges/Pre-Op/Post-Op Patient per hospital routine.

+ Demonstrating competence in performing the following clinical tasks and procedures specific to the Patient Care Technician role as delegated: Obtaining the patient's accucheck results, informing the nurse of the results and documents the results per procedure; performing accucheck controls.

+ Inserting a foley catheter using sterile technique in both the male and female patient. Discontinuing the patient's foley catheter. Following-through with updating the nurse of the completed procedure and outcome.

+ Discontinuing the saline lock or peripheral IV (Intravenous Line) of the patient. Following-through with updating the nurse of the completed procedure and observed outcome.

+ Demonstrating knowledge & competence in the use of restraints, the application of restraints and the required monitoring & care of the patient in restraints.

+ Demonstrating safety and efficient cost-effective outcomes with use of all supplies

+ Assisting in the need of transportation of the following but not limited to: Transporting specimens to the lab. Running errands to pharmacy/material management or Lab. Transferring of patient from room to room or unit to unit as needed and directed.

**What will you need?**

+ High School Graduate/GED

+ Minimum of 6 months hospital experience in a patient care setting preferred

+ Must have a State of Florida Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant Certificate, Patient Care Technician certificate OR the equivalent of one year of nursing school education.

+ Must maintain a current Basic Life Support Card by the AHA.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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