Patient Care Technician - Nursing

Providence is calling a Patient Care Technician (Seward Medical Center - Nursing, Variable, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Seward Medical Center in Seward, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Patient Care Technician assists patients with activities of daily living and selective procedures delegated and communicated by licensed nurse (RN or LPN). These activities focus on maintaining a safe, hazard free, clean environment which facilitates patient focused care.
This is an on-call position which will not include a guarantee of hours.
In this position you will:
Perform duties to assist in activities of daily living such as bathing, ambulating, and nourishment.
Record vital signs, I&O, weights, ADLs, meal intake, and other required documentation in an accurate, concise, and timely manner.
Report changes in patient condition, problematic and unusual circumstances to Primary Caregiver and Professional Associates.
Communicate effectively with the RN or other caregivers regarding patient issues, family issues, MD issues, and equipment.
Assist in the patient admitting, transfer, and discharge procedure.
Check and restock supplies and emergency equipment and replaces as instructed.
Maintain and operate multiple pieces of equipment in a safe and effective manner to improve patient care.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School graduate or General Equivalency Degree (GED)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Completion of CNA program or 6 months of health care experience
Completed training as a Certified Nursing Assistant
Food workers card, ServeSafe may be required
About Providence Seward Medical Center
Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.
Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.

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