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CRITICAL CARE TECHNICIAN

Apply Job ID 54647 Job Type Part Time Shift Night Specialty Nursing/Clinical Support
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Short Description

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN), assists with patients’ activities of daily living and plan of care. Communicates with and supports healthcare team, patients and/or patient’s family or significant other(s). Maintains and demonstrates high standards of professional ethics.

  • Supports the activities of daily living to include bathing, dressing, grooming, oral care, feeding, toileting/hygiene, and assisting with mobility and transport. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.
  • Performs technical duties as directed by RN, such as phlebotomy, vital signs, point of care testing, EKGs, Foley catheter care specific to population served and documents appropriately.
  • Identifies and communicates changes in patient’s status to RN and responds appropriately. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.
  • Reinforces education of patient and family/responsible party regarding individual care needs and safety issues.
  • Participates in Cooper patient satisfaction initiatives and goals. Participates in the performance improvement activities. Assists in orientation of new hires.
  • Completes annual unit-specific competencies by specified due date.
  • Attends Staff Meetings when available for documents review of staff meeting minutes.
  • Assists in admission, transfers and discharges of patients to and from the unit.

Experience Required

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an unlicensed health care provider/ technician program
  • Completed at least one fundamental nursing course in an accredited RN Program
  • 1 year or more patient care experience in a similar role.

At least one of the above qualifications/certifications must be met for hire.

Skills:

  • Communication – Ability to communicate with patients, visitors and coworkers
  • Successful phlebotomy/EKG competency must be completed during orientation

Education Requirements

  • High School /GED Required
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