Patient Care Technical Associate

Location
Michigan, United States
Posted
10 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2018
Ref
163830
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Summary

Under direct supervision from Registered Nurse, provides direct patient care by performing delegated procedures of a specialized and technical nature, which include obtaining hemodynamic measurements, setting up and maintaining specialized clinical equipment and other delegated nursing procedures.

Responsibilities*

Assist patients with routine personal hygiene, including daily weights and patient nutrition and elimination.Observe, monitor and report the overt physical condition of assigned patients for level of comfort, vital signs within established parameters, and/or skin integrity. Document observations in accordance with established protocols on treatment and report results to nurse, as appropriate.Monitor, set-up and maintain the operations of clinical equipment such as bed scales, accuchecks, record intake and output and obtain necessary specimens as directed by registered nurse.Maintain patient care area and supplies in an organized manner. Stock totes/c-lockers: bring linen to the bedside daily. Assist with patient discharge and admitting activities.

Support the professional nurse in the delivery of patient comfort and convenience for the patients and families. Facilitate daily operations of the patient care unit.

Assisting unit manager/supervisor with activities, keeping hallways clear, maintaining unit inventory. Greeting patients and their family members on arrival to unit

Required Qualifications*

High school diploma or equivalent is necessary. Six months of direct patient care experience in an acute care facility is necessary.Ability to work as part of a team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work independently toward a shared goal.

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 32 hours weekShifts: Day/Eve 11am - 7pmHours: 8Hour daysWeekends: 2 out of 4

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.