Patient Care Technician III-CPSU
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Rocky Mount
Posted on: November 16, 2023
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The Patient Care Technician II is responsible for assisting the
professional caregiver in the delivery of patient care,
transporting patient and / or equipment, setting up and maintaining
patient rooms, and performing a wide range of clerical,
transcription, and maintenance of the patient care unit desk area
functions. Performs patient care requiring clinical and procedural
knowledge and skills requiring the use of sterile techniques,
infusion monitoring, and medical equipment. Coordinates the flow of
communications on the patient care unit. The Clinical Support
Technician II may or may not be given a defined patient care
assignment based on unit needs and the discretion of the manager /
1. Assist physicians and other health care providers with routine
examinations and procedures, as well as procurement of equipment
2. Critically review patient care documentation making note of any
significant changes in the patient's condition and make an
immediate report to a registered nurse or physician.
3. Provide a variety of clerical tasks to include but not limited
to organizing and prioritizing workload, greeting and directing
visitors, researching information as requested by nurses and
physicians, reviewing orders for logic and clarity, revising orders
as requested by the nurse, answering the telephone/ patient call
lights, transcribing physician orders, and maintaining medical
records. Perform routine quality assurance audits, safety checks,
and inventory of supplies.
4. Provide administrative and clerical support including PI audits
and data entry
5. Provide clinical support assistance to include, but not limited
to, cleaning the work area, maintaining office equipment,
troubleshooting common software and hardware problems, changing
linens, checking supply inventory, re-stocking supplies,
transporting patients/ supplies/ specimens, and assisting in the
orientation of new employees and students.
6. Provide direct personal care to patients as outlined in plan of
care activities such as bathing, dressing, feeding, assisting with
ambulation. Measure and record vital signs, and patient height and
weight. May be responsible for specimen collection, skin
preps/scrubs, catheter care, capillary blood glucose checks, simple
wound care, range of motion exercises, and/or postural drainage.
Performs Oxygen room set-up and monitors oxygen flow-rate, performs
oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal suctioning, tracheostomy care,
fecal impaction removal, sterile dressing change wound irrigation,
IV fluid assembly and monitoring, IV site care and discontinue
peripheral IV, ostomy irrigation and care, urinary catheterization
and irrigation, performs established oral, nasogastric, gastrostomy
7. Reinforce routine teaching given to patients by the registered
nurse or physician and document patient understanding of
instructions. Distributes patient education materials at the
request of patients and/or health care providers
Completion of an approved Nurse Assistant I course
Current Nurse Aide I Registry listing with the NC Division of
Facility Services Registry as a Nursing Assistant II.
Current BCLS certification.
Proficient in keyboard operations, application of word processing
software, and basic computer applications.
Ability to operate standard office machines.
Incumbent will be required to take and pass a Medical Terminology
and basic arrhythmia course if applicable during their first year
Legal Employer: Nash Hospitals
Entity: Nash UNC Health Care
Organization Unit: NGH 5Nsew Cpsu
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00
Work Schedule: Night Job
Location of Job: NASH HC
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Rocky Mount , Patient Care Technician III-CPSU, Professions , Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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