Patient Care Technician I - IRU - Per Diem - Variable

Department:  INTENSIVE REHAB UNIT

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, assists the nursing staff in the provision of basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients, i.e., personal hygiene, activities of daily living and mobility.  Assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment. May be required to transport medications as defined and authorized by Pharmacy Services.           

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Under the direction/supervision of a charge nurse, assists the nursing staff in provision of basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients, i.e., personal hygiene, activities of daily living and mobility.  Assists in the maintenance of safe and clean environments. May be required to transport medications as defined and authorized by Pharmacy Services.
  • Correctly identifies patients prior to performing interventions or care.
  • Reports any changes or concerns of patients and families to the primary caregiver.
  •    Observes, collects, documents and reports intake and output, vital signs (temperature, radial pulse, respiration, blood pressure) and weights
  • Provides bathing, oral and hair care, bed making, ambulation and positioning, and toileting.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Education/Experience Requirements

PREFERRED:

  • High School graduate or equivalent

Licensure/Certification Requirements

REQUIRED:

  • Basic life support and behavior management training to be completed by end of a probationary period and maintained while in position.

Disclaimer

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details


Req Id  91192 
Department  INTENSIVE REHAB UNIT 
Shift Variable
Shift Hours Worked  12.50
FTE 0.1875 
Work Schedule  HRLY NON-UNION-12 HR
Employee Status A7 - Occasional 
Union Non-Union
Pay Range $16.00 - $20.50 Hourly


Nearest Major Market: Utica