Tri-City Medical Center

  • ADVANCED CARE TECHNICIAN

    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/10/2018 7:07 PM)
    ID
    2018-7189
    FTE Status
    PD .2
    Shift
    Noc
    Cost Center/Dept
    6150 - Telemetry
    Work Schedule
    12s
  • 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 upon hire:
      • 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)
    • Maintain a minimum of 10 related to work CE from TCMC, or other source annually in lieu of maintaining licensure.

    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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