Sutter Health Patient Care Technician - Medical/Surgical (Solano) (0.9-Evenings) in Vallejo, California

Description

Job Summary

This team member demonstrates proficiency in and knowledge of technical functions required in accomplishment of regular patient-care activities. The focus of the clerical role is to provide general clerical and clinical support to the nursing unit. This team member is responsible for chart management, data collection, forms management and orders supplies. In addition, this position processes admissions/discharges/transfers and departmental communication. Completes necessary documentation of patient being treated. Maintains technical skills, provides team support in care delivery. The UC/NA also provides care based on the age-related needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient with consideration of their developmental/psychosocial needs, environmental safety, education needs, communication style and level of understanding.

Principle Accountabilities

Patient Records:

• Provides secretarial and telephone support to maintain efficiency in the unit.

• Performs activities that support appropriate preparation and maintenance of the patient records.

Clinical/Technical Skills:

• Demonstrates proficiency in and knowledge of technical functions required in accomplishment of regular patient-care activities.(e.g. vital signs, hygiene, beds, elimination, mobility/immobility, transport, dietary, infection control, and answering lights).

Secretarial support:

• Provides secretarial and telephone support to maintain efficiency in the flow of activities within the unit.

• Performs activities that support appropriate preparation and maintenance of the patient records and completes necessary documentation of activities.

Team Support in Care Delivery:

• Demonstrate organization of appropriate tasks that support the team.

Qualifications

POSITION SUMMARY

Education, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration

High school Diploma is required.

Basic Life Support Certification (American Heart Association) - HealthCare Provider - BLS-HCP is required.

State of California Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA is required.

Experience

  • Prior acute-care or sub-acute-care experience as Unit Clerk within the last 6 months.

  • Experience as a Nurse Assistant in an acute-care facility or recent extended-care experience.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology and basic anatomy.

  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately handle public contact, confidential information and maintain effective workflow systems; able to prioritize.

  • Demonstrated skills in the use of computer equipment and software programs.

  • Possess ability to read, speak, and write English legibly, spell correctly, and perform basic mathematics.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, are necessary.

Primary Location: California, East Bay, Vallejo

Organization: Sutter Solano Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Evening

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend

Schedule: Part Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 72

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.