Sanford Health Patient Care Technician - Family Medicine Moorhead in Moorhead, Minnesota
Job Title: Patient Care Technician | Family Medicine Moorhead | Fargo
Department : Family Medicine SC - Nursing Ambulatory - Moorhead
Job Schedule: Part Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs basic patient care services and supports activities within ambulatory services. Patient Care Technicians are multi-skilled to provide expanded services under the direct supervision of a licensed clinical professional.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: height, weight, blood pressure, visual acuity, color vision screening, drug screens, point of care urinalysis and reception/clerical tasks. Patient Care Technicians have knowledge of and utilize appropriate age-related patient care and cultural diversity, relating to the physical and psychological needs of patients from adolescence through geriatrics. Prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy. Clean and maintain patient care area(s) or treatment rooms. Monitors stock levels of medical inventory and restocks or reorders as needed. Work patient registries and identify opportunities to improve patient care. Must be self-motivated, independent and able to work well with team members. Must be able to work amidst multiple distractions while maintaining excellent interpersonal skills.
Explains the mission, vision, and objectives of own position within the industry. Demonstrates sensitivity to speakers by positive language, verbal and non-verbal. Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and supportive behaviors with team members. Delivers written and oral communications that engage audience participants, respond to their questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Completes tasks and inspires confidence in leaders by demonstrating honesty and integrity. Adheres to legal regulations and organizational policies when discussing patient health information. Uses a variety of computer hardware, operating systems, utilities, and applications. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Operates and maintains medical equipment based on specific policies. Identifies standards and procedures associated with medical specimen collection and processing.;Helps link organizational objectives to customer needs and expectations.
High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) is required.
Minimum of six monthsâ€™ experience preferred. Experience in a clinic setting preferred. Knowledge of healthcare, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and medical equipment/supplies preferred.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) required where the practice is occurring. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment.
If working in North Dakota (ND) and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be registered as a Nursing Assistant (NA) through the North Dakota Department of Health within four months from the date of initial employment.
About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.
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We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
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Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Part Time
Req Number: WD15970