Job Details

  • Title: Patient care technician
  • Code: RCI-17402
  • Location: Grayslake, IL 60030
  • Posted Date: 04/22/2022
  • Duration: 6 Months
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  Job Description

Job Title: Patient care technician

 

12-hour shifts – Days (0630 to 1900) and nights (1830 to 0700)

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include providing daily living assistance.
  • Grooming and bathing patients with low mobility
  • Preparing each patient room with necessary items like blankets, pillows, medical equipment and bathroom needs.
  • Assisting patients with mobility needs, transferring them from wheelchair to bed
  • Lifting, turning or adjusting patients in bed to prevent bedsores or other discomfort
  • Exercising patients by helping them walk.
  • Helping patients eat:
  • Making sure they have their meal in their room (if that is what they want).
  • Discussing with the appropriate staff the amount of food taken.
  • Monitoring patient behavior and reporting any issues to the nursing staff.
  • Notifying the nurse if there is an issue with the infusion
  • Ensuring that the PD patient is at all scheduled activities on time.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • CPR Certified
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), preferred.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Must successfully complete all Company specified training programs.
  • Able to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos
  • Able to work various schedules and shifts as needed.
  • Weekends required
  • Must pass background check and drug screen
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including customer service, patience, empathy and compassion
  • Effective communication skills, including active listening, writing, speaking and reading comprehension
  • Good collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Fast and adaptive problem-solving abilities
  • Keen attention to detail
  • In-depth understanding of patient care policies and regulations
  • Familiarity with symptoms and signs of improvement for a number of medical conditions
  • Comfortable working with specific populations of patients, including Parkinson Patients.
  • Physical strength and stamina (must be able to lift more than 50lbs.)