Capital Health Critical Care Technician in Trenton, New Jersey
Position #: 0427
Functions as an integral part of the patient care team by assisting the professional staff in delivering indirect and direct patient care according to unit specific functions.
Performs phlebotomy, glucometer testing and EKG responsibilities.
Provides for safety aspects of patient care (assists with patient restraints, follows fall precautions, responds to emergency situations).
Provides personal care (bathing, mouth care, evening care, incontinence care to patient).
Applies asic dressings, slings, splints, antiembolism and sequential pressure stockings.
Collects specimens such as stool, urine and sputum.
Empties and cleans ostomy and other device bags.
Provides for nutrition of patients. Feeds, monitors tube feedings, delivers nourishment, counts calories.
Assists with post mortem care.
Assists with CPR under the direction/supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician.
Stocks supplies and maintains a well cleaned, organized environment.
High school diploma or GED.
One year prior experience as an EMT, military medic, PCA in an acute care or equivalent skill in long-term care setting, completion of a medical assistant program, or successful completion of two clinical semesters of an accredited nursing school.
Certification as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) preferred. In lieu of CNA certification, successful completion of the Capital Health UAP Training program within 90 days of employment.
Frequent physical demands include: Sitting , Standing , Walking , Carry objects , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching forward , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl
Occasional physical demands include: Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities , Keyboard use/repetitive motion
Continuous physical demands include: Talk or Hear
Lifting Floor to Waist 80 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 85 lbs.
Department: Neuro ICU
External Company Name: Capital Health System
External Company URL: http://www.capitalhealth.org/