Job Description

Position Overview:

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs delegated tasks and procedures of patient care, involving the physical, psychological, social, emotional, safety and security needs of the patient. The patient care tech actively participates in departmental activities and processes.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists in preparing unit, patients' rooms, and patient beds for receiving patient admission or returning surgical patient according to established department policies.
  • Maintains bed and room in a clean, neat, and comfortable manner, removing supplies and equipment not in use, placing furnishings and equipment out of the path to provide a safe and neatly organized area.
  • Performs delegated procedures including obtaining and recording vital signs; measures and records intake and outputs and records weights, collects required specimens; and additional special procedures as directed.
  • Reports any observed changes in condition or behavior of patient to appropriate nursing or therapy personnel.
  • Documents care given to patients on appropriate charting forms or within the Vista Keene system as required by policy.
  • Responds to patients' and family calls and requests promptly.
  • Transfers patients utilizing proper body mechanics and patient safety precautions
  • Demonstrates awareness of Infection Control as outlined in Policies and Procedures
  • Adheres to toileting schedule for patients on Bowel and Bladder programs
  • Provides for nourishment and hydration with awareness of special diet and precautions
  • Prepares patient for prescribed treatment and assist professional staff with professional treatment.
  • Obtains equipment, materials, and supplies from storage areas or appropriate department and prepares them for use.
  • Maintains all work areas in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Provides an environment conductive to safety for patients, visitors, and staff. Assess the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions. Complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.

Required Skills:

  • Current CNA license in the state of Montana, preferred
  • Current CPR certification required
  • Hospital experience preferred

Benefits/Compensation:

We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401(K), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and ETO (Earned Time Off). Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Important Notes

Sign on Bonus Available