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PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN

Company: McDonough District Hospital
Location: Macomb
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryProvides clinical and clerical assistance in the Emergency Department while under the direction of a registered professional nurse or licensed physician. Responsible for the treatment of patients through utilization of basic life support skills. Assures safe transportation for patients to and from the hospital in normal and sometimes hazardous emergencies.Job SpecificationsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school graduate or equivalent. Required to be currently enrolled or have completed an EMT-B, CNA, LPN or Medical Assistant program (or current RN nursing students). Required to have current American Heart Association CPR certification or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire date. Current CPI certification required.JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of hospital and departmental policies and practices, knowledge of medical terminology, first aid procedures and protocols, medical and technical equipment used, and aseptic technique. Must possess working knowledge of the rules and regulations concerning child abuse, domestic violence, elder abuse, and guardianship. The patient population must be considered when assessing job knowledge required from the employee.ABILITIES, INTERESTS AND TEMPERAMENTS:Ability to express thoughts clearly and concisely, both verbal and written.Ability to meet public and patients effectively.Ability to act quickly, calmly, and effectively in emergencies.Ability to operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner.Ability to work with others, develop new skills, and to adapt to change.Ability to display tact, courtesy, and diplomacy when dealing with employees, supervisors, physicians, patients, and the public.Must have the ability to work with a variety of patients of all populations (e.g. developmentally appropriate care, cultural diversity, patients with pain, victims of abuse or neglect, and diagnosis or procedure specific such as patient with congestive heart failure).

Keywords: McDonough District Hospital, Peoria , PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN, Professions , Macomb, Illinois

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