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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

Shift: Night

External Company Name: Capital Health System

External Company URL: http://www.capitalhealth.org/

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