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Unit Patient Care Assistant, ICCU, Full Time

Company: Dartmouth Health
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewResponsibilitiesPurpose:
Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, provide nursing unit with efficient and appropriate assistance with selected patient and unit needs. May also perform a variety of clerical duties and various tasks to provide a well-supplied, safe, and clean patient unit. Possess direct access to drug products and secure medication locations in order to manage the storage. , handling, and disposal of medications consistent with the Medication Storage and Handling Policy.
Key Responsibilities:
1) Participates in admission process for patients including room set up after EVS clean to ensure room is ready for next patient.
2) Greets patient upon arrival and complete standard admission tasks.
3) Participates in assisting the patient with readiness for discharge gathering patient belongings, including items from pharmacy or the safe, assist patient with getting dressed.
4) Completes room strip down after discharge.
5) Returns meds to pharmacy return bin from med cart.
6) Completes medication conveyance per Medication Storage and Handling Policy.
7) Completes hourly rounding for patient experience on all assigned patients to include safety checks per unit standards utilizing a rounding script/checklist.
8) Delivers meal trays and set patients up to eat.
9) Sets patients up and assist patients with the completion of personal care and provide clean hospital gown, and change linens .
10) Performs patient sitting for patients requiring 1:1 after successful completion of required learning activities.
11) Assists with lifting, positioning, and dressing of patients.
12) Perform quality checks of glucometers every 24 hours.
13) Answers call lights and direct patient needs to appropriate resources.
14) Stocks equipment from central location to nurse server as needed to ensure unit is well supplied and monitor for expired supplies.
15) Assists with the maintenance of overall unit organization and cleanliness.
16) Answers phones and handle calls appropriately.
17) Admits/Discharges patients from central station. Maintains chart information that is up to date, organized, and in compliance with Health Information Services (HIS) requirements
18) Performs other duties as required or assigned.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:
--- High School Graduate or GED equivalent.
--- 18 years or older.
--- The ability to function in a past paced work environment with excellent organizational, customer service, and prioritization skills required
--- The ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality care to patients
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
--- None.

  • Area of Interest: Allied Health;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: 0.90 - 36 hrs/per week;
  • Shift: Rotating;
  • Job ID: 11018; - - - - - - - -
    There are so many reasons to join Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics, members of -, the premiere health system in New England.
    First and foremost are our people. No matter the role, you'll find a shared purpose here. We have doctors ready to teach their knowledge, nurses who lead through experience, and other like-minded individuals collaborating for the health of the community, while inspiring each other day after day.
    Career development
    Affiliated with Dartmouth College, the atmosphere here is very collegial. You'll discover educational and research opportunities around every corner. At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics, you never stop learning.
    You'll also appreciate the resources our wide-spread health care system provides. You'll have access to experts at the top of their fields, advanced technologies, and modern facilities that enable you to care for patients like nowhere else.
    Benefits and wellness
    We offer a total compensation package that includes competitive health and wellness benefits. These benefits consist of "Core Benefits" that are provided by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics as well as "Benefit Choices" that allow you to select additional benefits to meet your personal situation and needs.
    Our locations
    New England is a very special place to live, work, and become part of a community. We have some of the most advanced educational institutions, best health care, and diverse cultural and recreational offerings you will find anywhere in the country. The public schools are excellent, the mountains are beautiful, and the lakes are pristine. No wonder so many people love it here.

Keywords: Dartmouth Health, New England , Unit Patient Care Assistant, ICCU, Full Time, Other , Lebanon, Northeast

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