Tri-City Medical Center

ADVANCED CARE TECHNICIAN

4 weeks ago
ID
2017-6017
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Cost Center/Dept
6385 - Mother Baby
Work Schedule
7am - 7pm, 1 shift per week day that varies & 2 weekend shifts per 4 week schedule

Overview

Position Summary:

An Advanced Care Technician, or ACT-Float work under the direction of a Registered Nurse, provides basic patient care and comfort measures for assigned patients.  These duties are not to exclude other duties that may be assigned.  Provides care for infant (0-1 year of age), emergency pediatric (1-13 years of age), and adult (14 years of age and older) populations.

 

Major Position Responsibilities:

  • Provides comfort measures to patients.
  • Provides assistance with patient’s daily needs.
  • Assists patients with meals as needed.
  • Records and reports observations to immediate supervisor, including temperature, pulse, weight, and daily input and output.
  • Cleans and prepares medical equipment.  Reports condition of equipment.
  • Assists in transporting patients, as necessary.      
  • Formula preparation (NICU Department)

Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities

  • Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements

Qualifications: ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE, & EXPERIENCE

  • ACT:   3-6 months previous experience in an acute care facility, preferred.
  • ACT-Float:  1-Year previous experience in an acute care facility, preferred.
  • NICU Department:  Minimum 2 years CNA experience, required.  Pediatric experience strongly preferred. 
  • Basic computer skills, required.
  • Must be able to speak, read and follow instructions in English, required.
  • Knowledge of electronic charting, preferred.

Licenses:

  • One or more of the following is required:
    • Current California Certified Nurse Assistant Certification, or
    • Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse, or
    • Corpsman (military), or
    • Nursing student that has completed the fundamentals of nursing including initial assessment and taking vitals.

Certification:

  • Current BLS certification required
  • NVCI within 90 days of hire or transfer, required (ED, BHU IP & OP and Forensics only)

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

 

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