Patient Care Technician/Unit Secretary - 8 West PCU - FT

  • Carilion Clinic
  • Roanoke, VA, US, 24014
  • Mar 17, 2023
Administration & Operations Assistant & Support Technician

Job Description

$3,000.00 sign-on bonus available for external candidates who meet applicable guidelines. 8 West PCU – This 27 bed telemetry Progressive Care Unit specializes in the care of and a focus on the care of Hospitalist patients who need care and management of gastrointestinal and other surgical/procedural conditions.  They are the alternate unit for pulmonary and other medial patients as seen on 8 Mountain PCU. Successful candidate MUST BE able to attend required orientation classes during day time hours, Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm for the first 2 weeks. These classes are mandatory! Candidate will work as a Unit Secretary from 7 pm to 11 pm, then as a Patient Care Technician from 11 pm to 7 am. If you want to learn more about being a Nursing Assistant at Carilion or hear testimonials from current Nursing Assistants, please watch this VIDEO . This is the job opportunity where you can bring your valuable skills to life. At Carilion Clinic, our team provides care in a forward-thinking environment. You will thrive through extensive training, supportive leaders and potential for advancement. Carilion offers comprehensive benefits, paid time off, and tuition options. Join a team where your skills and ideas will make a difference in the health of our patients and the communities we live in.   As part of the health care team, the Patient Care Technician/Nursing Assistant performs basic clerical and technical clinical services relating to the care, cleanliness, safety, and comfort for patients of all ages. The Patient Care Technician/Nursing Assistant also provides quality service through a team oriented, collaborative approach to patient care. Patient Care Technician/Nursing Assistant job duties include, but may not be limited to the following:   Provides basic nursing care and performs advanced technical skills for specified age groups according to established standards.  Assists patients with activities of daily living. Transports patients, supplies, specimens, equipment, etc. within the facility.  Appropriately documents and reports patient observations to licensed staff. Contributes to Carilion Clinic’s performance improvement activities. Actively participates in obtaining desired service line/departmental outcomes. Reviews medical record for outstanding orders and notifies nurse of stat orders and medication changes.  Orders department/unit supplies and equipment and stocks/organizes supplies.  Processes equipment between patients as needed (cleans unit based equipment and gathers supplies needed to operate equipment). Operates and maintains general office equipment. Manages admissions, transfers, and discharges. Coordinates patient flow into/out of area using department/unit specific software and Intranet. Schedules patient therapeutic and diagnostic procedures   What We Require: Education: High school diploma or equivalent education required. Experience: Previous experience in direct patient care preferred.   Licensure/Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant preferred. LIfe Support: AHA BLS-HCP required within 6 months of hire. Other: Effective interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills required. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position.   About Carilion Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members: Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals. Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service. Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do. Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question. Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.