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AdventHealth Patient Care Tech - CNA - PCU - Night Shift in Burleson, Texas

Description

Patent Care Tech - CNA - Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX 76028

Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.

  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.

  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.

  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.

  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.

  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time – Night Shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

Answers telephone in a courteous manner, using name, title and location, within four rings, relaying information to appropriate nurse on a consistent basis.

Answers patient calls via intercom within one minute and refers message to appropriate nurse to promote prompt service to the patients on a consistent basis.

Notifies Charge Nurse/RN of pending admissions; notifies nurse of patient's arrival on unit or return to room from surgery/procedure with no more than three (3) documented variances, as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.

Prepares charts for new admissions. Prepares charts for medical records following patient dismissal.

Labels charts and door with appropriate identification, allergy information and other pertinent information.

Keeps patient activity board updated on a consistent basis as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.

Accurately posts all admissions, transfers and discharges on activity boards and desk calendars each shift on a consistent basis, as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.

Assists physicians in locating charts, reports and equipment; notifies Charge Nurse/RN of physicians' arrival on unit on a consistent basis.

Greets family, visitors and other hospital personnel courteously, providing information and/or directions to appropriate place or person.

Ensures that all patient charts are supplied with additional needed stamped forms to be used during next shift to always have appropriate forms available for documentation by nurses and physicians.

Checks, orders and distributes supplies and forms, according to unit policy, to maintain necessary supply without stock piling, as observed by Charge Nurse/RN, with less than three (3) variances per year.

Completes and prepares any forms necessary to contribute to a well functioning nursing unit (includes diet sheets, vital sign worksheet, census sheets and assignment book) as observed by Charge Nurse /RN, with no more than three (3) complaints per year.

Follows policy and procedure for placing drug stop order notices on appropriate patient charts by the end of the shift as observed by Charge Nurse /RN.

Checks, stamps and places in respective racks the C.S. and Pharmacy charge cards according to routine procedure each shift with no more than three (3) documented or verbalized variances per year.

Performs all assigned tasks related to code/emergency situations according to hospital and department policy in calm fashion.

Accurately processes all STAT orders immediately notifying Charge Nurse/RN.

Completes arrangements for special tests or transfers including appointments and copies of forms, as needed. Guarantees payment, memorandum of transfer and transport arrangements, keeping Charge Nurse/RN informed with no more than three (3) variances per year.

Does not accept phone or verbal orders from the physician.

Monitors discharge board and notifies nurse when a patient has discharge orders. Updates delay reason on board if discharge has an anticipated delay.

Assists the Charge Nurse, RN with patient care activities involving activities of daily living. All patients are offered a bath/shower and linen change every day.

Assists the Charge Nurse, RN with patient care activities by performing delegated tasks/skills.

Rounds hourly with patients purposefully addressing pain, potty, position, plan, personal items, and bed alarms

Updates patient whiteboard during bedside shift report and continually throughout shift.

Responds to call lights and bed alarms with urgency to ensure patient safety.

Charts care of patient in patient medical record: vital signs, baths, I&O, weights, activity, etc.

Keeps Charge nurse/RN informed of abnormal vital signs, abnormal glucose levels, or any changes in patient noted when care is provided.

Performs blood glucose checks on patients according to policy.

Passes water to patients twice a shift and as needed.

Stocks gloves, empties trash in patient rooms, picks up linen in patient rooms.

Prepares empty/clean rooms for next patient

Picks up meal trays and documents intake in patient medical record.

Assists in maintaining suicide precautions through appropriate observation, documentation, and reporting to Charge Nurse/RN.

Adapts and responds positively when unexpected changes occur in staffing or workload.

Remains in assigned work area and/or keeps Charge Nurse/RN informed of whereabouts throughout the assigned shift at all times.

Assists with unit errands when requested. Volunteers for errands and additional duties when available to do so.

Maintains neat and organized appearance of nursing station with all supplies in appropriate place and nursing desk orderly as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.

Computerized Physician Order entry process and proficiently uses the electronic medical record for retrieval of patient information.

Monitors Electronic Medical Record for new physician orders and diagnostic results.

Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

High School Diploma or GED

Current Texas Certified Nurse’s Aide OR Graduate of an approved Hospital specific PCT Training Program (i.e. THR/THH or Center For Learning Program), OR Nursing student who has completed fundamentals (must continually be enrolled and active in nursing school during employment), OR Military experience with medical training equivalent.

BLS Required

Job Summary:

Perform general clerical duties, observe the telemetry monitors for a designated time frame, and specific non-professional services under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse/RN, to expedite the efficient function of the nursing unit consistent with the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures of the Nursing Department and hospital administration. Operate the call light system and recognize emergency alarms. Must be able to recognize and document basic arrhythmias and respond appropriately. Must be able to perform a variety of specific patient care activities, consistent with goals, philosophy, standards and guidelines of the nursing department and the hospital.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: Texas Health Huguley Hospital

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AHS Texas Inc.

Req ID: 22000018

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.