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Technician-Patient Care - ME Cardiac Medicine Baptist Memphis

Job ID: 11017
Job Category: Clinical Technician/Technologist
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: PRN
Work Schedule: Rotating
Facility: BMH-Memphis Hospital
Location: Memphis, TN

Summary

Performs patient care tasks and basic patient care services under the direction of the professional registered nurse. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights.

Responsibilities

  • Communicates and collaborates with the professional registered nurse.
  • Performs patient care tasks under the direction of the RN including vital signs, blood glucose testing, phlebotomy, electrode placement, venous compression devices
  • Performs basic patient care services under the direction of the RN including height & actual weights, intake & output, retrieval of equipment & supplies, stocks patient rooms
  • Maintains a conducive environment for the patient including clutter free rooms, removing linen/trash from rooms, quiet surroundings
  • Supports patient/family communication needs including answering call lights, orienting new patients to the room, assisting with discharge appointments
  • Promotes safety including assisting with patient mobility, safety rounds/4Ps
  • Promotes comfort including providing water, ice, cups, pillows, blankets, assistance with meals
  • Transports non-monitored patients
  • Assists RN with monitored and/or intubated transports
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education

Minimum: High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent

Experience

Minimum: 1 year recent (within past 6 months) experience

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: CNA Program/Certification or AEMT/Paramedic Licensure/Certification or MA Program/Certification; BLS CERTIFICATION WITHIN 14 DAYS OF HIRE

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 14353 - Technician-Patient Care
Facility: BMH-Memphis Hospital
Department: ME Cardiac Medicine Baptist Memphis
Category: Clinical Technician/Technologist
Type: Clinical
Work Type: PRN
Work Schedule: Rotating
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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