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Unit Technician-Garland Women's HC (Fulltime Days)**$5000 Hiring Incentive**

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System
Location: Garland
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that's served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It's our passion. Primary Purpose Coordinates patient care and clerical needs by acting as the primary contact for the unit, while assisting and responding to information requests from doctors, nurses, patients, patient families and others to effectively service unit staff and customers by providing a permanent information resource within the unit. Minimum Specifications Education: -Must have completed a formal nurse aide course; OR, -Must hold a current certified nurse aide registry; OR -Must hold a current medical assistant certificate; OR -Must be a currently enrolled in an accredited school of professional nursing and must have documentation of basic fundamentals of nursing from the school; OR, -Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing; OR -Must successfully complete Parkland-- -s 8-week job specific training program. Experience: -One year acute care hospital experience Equivalent Education and/or Experience -May have combination of education or experience Certification/Registration/Licensure -Must have a current Heartsaver CPR course completion card within 90 days of hire and/or placement in job from one of the following: -American Heart Association -American Red Cross Rescuer -Military Training Network Skills or Special Abilities: -Must be able to demonstrate competence in performing a variety of patient care and clerical duties. -Must be able to communicate effectively with personnel of other departments, nurses, physicians, patients and families. -Must be able to demonstrate flexible work habits and skill at setting priorities. -Must demonstrate enthusiasm and eagerness to perform a variety of assigned duties. -Must be able to demonstrate patient center/patient valued behaviors. Responsibilities 1.Coordinates patient care and clerical needs by acting as the primary contact for the unit, while assisting and responding to information requests from doctors, nurses, patients, patient families and others to effectively service unit staff and customers by providing a permanent information resource within the unit. Transports meal trays to patients to ensure sanitary and timely delivery. 2.Performs specified patient care activities, under the direction of a Registered Nurse, including providing basic hygiene care, unsterile treatments, taking vital signs, and range of motion exercises. Lifts, ambulates, and feeds patients in accordance with the provision of patient centered/patient valued care, while providing optimal care services to patients and their families. 3.Serves as a patient advocate by responding to a patient-- -s needs and special requests. Maintains open communication, and honors patient-- -s rights and confidentiality, while providing optimal service to patients and their families. 4.Prepares and processes hardcopy and computerized patient files by entering, sorting, and updating information to ensure that accurate and complete records are maintained for each patient. Creates reports summarizing key patient information to provide unit decision makers with the tools needed to analyze operations. 5.Monitors ongoing patient status and responds to a patient-- -s change in condition by notifying and assisting nurses and other health team members in handling patient care needs. 6.Admits, transfers and discharges patients by creating charts, checking rooms, and receiving, logging, and storing patient valuables and nonvaluables to facilitate the administration of patient services. 7.Makes appropriate notations and records activities performed, such as vital signs, ambulation, feeding outcomes, etc. in accordance with standards established by the nursing unit. 8.Escorts patients to other areas, clean designated or special areas, provide or request translation services when applicable, perform quality control checks, and deliver patient specimens when applicable in order to provide optimal patient care. 9.Acts as the primary contact for the unit, while assisting and responding to information requests from doctors, nurses, patients, patient families and others to effectively service unit staff and customers by providing a permanent information resource within the unit. 10.Orders and picks-up/delivers medical supplies, non-medical supplies, laboratory requisitions, and other items, while adhering to established standards to respond to, and expedite routine requests.Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. Nearest Major Market: Garland Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas Job Segment: Patient Care, Registered Nurse, Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Clerical, Healthcare, Administrative

Keywords: Parkland Health and Hospital System, Garland , Unit Technician-Garland Women's HC (Fulltime Days)**$5000 Hiring Incentive**, Professions , Garland, Texas

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