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Patient Care Technician

Company: HAYWARD AREA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Hayward Area Memorial Hospital & Water's Edge is lookingto add Patient Care Tech's to the Med/Surg team! The Patient Care Technician provides clinical and administrative support to the department staff. The Patient Care Technician prepares patients for physician examination, measures and records vital signs, performs EKG's, foley catheter placement, and collects lab samples as needed. They also assist with splints and slings, procedures, and exams as needed. This position cleans, inspects, and sets up rooms and equipment. Additionally, provides basic support to patients during their stay including assisting with feeding and grooming. If you're a CNA looking to grow in your role or have an EMT or LPN background this would be a great position to pursue!Responsibilities/Duties:* Monitors the patients' temperature, pulse, and blood pressure.* Collects lab samples from patients, such as blood or urine.* Performs EKG's as needed.* Foley catheter placement.* Assist providers with procedures as needed.* Assist with chaperones exams as needed.* Assists with fitting patients with splints and slings* Assists with turning, repositioning and moving patients between beds, wheelchairs, and seats.* Helps patients use the bathroom and dress.* Helps the nursing and administrative staff with updating patients' medical records.* Cleans, inspects, and sets up rooms and equipment.* Restocks supplies as needed.* Clerical work such as answering phones and transferring calls.* Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.* Communicates appropriately and clearly to RNs, staff members, medical staff and other providers.* Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.* Treats patient and families with respect and dignity.* Demonstrates the ability to be flexible & organized. Is able to function under stressful situations.* Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Uses proper body mechanics.* Orients new employees when necessary.* Responds promptly to changes in workload, adjusting assignments as necessary to achieve optimal productivity, efficiency and fiscal responsibility.* Performs other duties as assigned.As an independent hospital, we live our mission to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of our region. To improve access to care, we have expanded our local specialty and primary care services in our communities. Not far from Duluth, MN, our campus resides in the beautiful north woods of Wisconsin where you can balance work and home life on our beautiful lakes and trails by partaking in personal interests such as biking, cross-country skiing, hiking, fishing, water sports, ATVing, snowmobiling, and much more.#hmcpJob Type: Full-timePay: From $17.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursementMedical specialties:* Medical-SurgicalPhysical setting:* Acute careSchedule:* 12 hour shift* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shift* Overnight shift* Rotating weekendsAbility to commute/relocate:* Hayward, WI 54843: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:* High school or equivalent (Required)License/Certification:* BLS Certification (Preferred)* CNA, LPN, or EMT License? (Required)Shift availability:* Night Shift (Preferred)* Day Shift (Preferred)* Overnight Shift (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: HAYWARD AREA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Milwaukee , Patient Care Technician, Professions , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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