Patient Care Technician 4Main Medical (Certified Nursing Assistant/EMT)
Company: Children's National Hospital
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Patient Care Technician 4Main Medical (Certified Nursing
Assistant/EMT) -- -(2200024C)
In collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care delivery
team, under the direction of the Registered Nurse perform basic
nursing care activities, assist in maintaining a safe, clean,
stocked patient care setting, assist staff members and help direct
patient flow .
High School Diploma or GED (Required)
Minimum Work Experience
1 year Experience in a health care setting if possible pediatrics;
one semester clinical experience completed at an accredited school
of nursing or military corpsman training. (Preferred)
Basic computer skills (typing, use of mouse, e-mail).
Knowledge of aseptic technique.
Basic calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and
Human relations and interpersonal skills.
Required Licenses and Certifications
Patient Care Technician (CPCT) (Required)
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS) (Required)
Patient Services - Admission
Include but not limited to-orienting family to use of call lights,
monitor and unit.
Set up of monitor and alarms.
Perform vital signs, height, weight and head circumference.
Patient Services - Daily Living
Patient ADL's include but not limited to daily bath, skin care with
mouth care and peri-care.
Ensure proper nutrition as ordered (ng, gt, or tray).
Care of tube feeding and feeding of patients.
Application of skin creams as directed by RN.
Collection of cultures, urine and stool samples, etc.
Direct Patient Care
Recognize and report pain and skin breakdown.
Prioritize tasks and special requests from RN.
Assist in performance of trach care and EVDs.
Assist with central line dressing, pin care, cast and traction care
and care for dying patients.
Assist with preparation of room for discharge and admission; assist
with patient flow by maintaining a neat and orderly
Obtain equipment and supplies and maintain PAR levels.
Observe and alert RN when there are monitor deviations
When assigned to monitor bank will follow the monitor guidelines to
dress code and professionalism.
Care for isolation patients.
Adherence to hand washing before and after every patient.
Clean equipment after each patient's use.
Document on nursing database, flow sheets and vital signs in a
timely manner and notify appropriate charge nurse in computer or
chart as suitable.
Communicate effectively with RN and team members to achieve goals
by reporting any changes, abnormal findings, and participate in
beginning and end of shift reporting.
Maintain professional relationships with patients and families.
Resolve conflict with co-workers appropriately.
Support a family-centered care environment.
Communicate with RN on all patient care activities at least every
hour; notify charge nurse when leaving and returning to the unit
for any reason.
Demonstrate non-judgmental behavior.
Keep informed about council meetings and unit issues.
Participate in shared decision making through contributing to unit
discussion and support shared leadership decisions.
Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or
Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision
making or documentation
Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the
Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written
Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and
Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act
and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Unit communications associate follows all Hospital / Departmental
Remain on unit during assigned shift, notify Charge Nurse and
appropriate staff members when leaving the unit for patient care
related errands; leave patient care area only when assigned shift
is completed, replacement staff member is present, and report is
Use designated staff areas for eating, smoking, and socializing
(perform only during assigned breaks).
Work area is left in a neat and organized fashion.
Use downtime productively during shift.
Attend mandatory in-service/educational programs to learn about new
procedures, skills, products, equipment; attend staff meetings.
Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the
Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic
Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
Maintain confidentiality at all times
Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs
Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
Partner with all team members to achieve goals
Receptive to others' ideas and opinions
Contribute to a positive work environment
Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative
Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
Use resources efficiently
Search for less costly ways of doing things
Primary Location: -District of Columbia-WASHINGTON
Work Locations: -Sheikh Zayed Campus -111 Michigan Avenue -
Organization: -Patient Services
Position Status: -R (Regular) -- -FT - Full-Time
Work Schedule: -36hrs D/N EOW
Job Posting: -Sep 12, 2022, 9:30:13 AM - - - - - -
Children's National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., has been
serving the nation's children since 1870 and is ranked among the
Top 10 pediatric hospitals in the country. Children's National is
#1 in Neonatology for a fifth consecutive year and is ranked in
every specialty evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, including
placement in the top 10 for: Cancer (#5), Neurology and
Neurosurgery (#3), Orthopaedics (#6), Pulmonology(#8), Nephrology
(#6) and Diabetes and Endocrinology (#10). Children's Hospital has
been designated as a Magnet - hospital three times, a designation
given to hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards of
nursing and patient care delivery. Children's National offers
expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care
network and specialty outpatient centers in the Washington, D.C.,
metropolitan area, including the Maryland suburbs and Northern
Virginia. Home to the Children's Research Institute and the Sheikh
Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children's
National is one of the nation's top NIH-funded pediatric
institutions. Children's National is recognized for its expertise
and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children
through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.
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