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Trinity Health Patient Care Tech in Maywood, Illinois

Employment Type:Full timeShift:12 Hour Night Shift

Description:

GENERAL PATIENT CARE - Meets the comfort and hygiene needs of the

patient by providing care services such as bathing, oral hygiene procedures, hair

care, bed pan/urinal use, skin care and garment, linen and bedding changes.

Distributes meals and beverages, takes vital signs, collects lab specimens.

TECHNICAL CARE - Assists with completion of patient testing and treatment

procedures, changes dressings, obtains blood specimens by utilizing

appropriate skin puncture techniques, performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation,

obtains wound and throat cultures.

EQUIPMENT - Assists physician and professional staff in equipment supply and

set up.

TRANSPORT - Assists with ambulating patients with assistive devices such as

crutches and with transfer/transport procedures.

COMMUNICATION - Performs required documentation and communicates in a

competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and

regulatory requirements. Maintains strict confidentiality of patient, employee and

department information to ensure patient rights.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT - Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote

quality and cost outcomes.

Other department specific duties as assigned.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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