Roper St. Francis Healthcare Patient Care Tech in Charleston, South Carolina
Assist the staff by performing clerical and patient care duties under the direction of an RN. Maintain and update patient records in a timely, orderly manner. Acknowledge and greet customers upon arrival to unit and demonstrate enthusiastic friendly approach.
One of the following must be met:
Graduate of an accredited high school or GED equivalency examination and have completed Fundamentals of Nursing course or a Nursing Assistant Program.
Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – Neither HS Diploma nor GED required.
Graduate of an accredited high school or GED equivalency examination and have experience as a patient care technician in an acute care setting or nursing home; or experience with direct patient care (vitals and ADL job duties) in an assisted living facility.
Graduate of an accredited high school or GED equivalency examination and a current Roper St, Francis teammate. Must successfully complete the RSF PCT Training Program upon hire.
Associates or Bachelor’s degree graduate (in any field) with no experience requirement. Must successfully complete the RSF PCT Training Program upon hire.
Certification: Current certification as a Nursing Assistant preferred. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification Card.
Primary Source Verification (if applicable): N/A
Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of clerical procedures and medical terminology. Skill in English grammar and spelling. Neat, legible handwriting. Ability to file and maintain patient records (both paper and electronic), files and reports. Excellent communication skills. Ability to use office equipment such as multi-line telephones, computer terminals and printers. Knowledge of patient care tasks and techniques to provide nursing care. Ability to report changes in the patient's condition to the professional nurse. Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures to administer patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe working environment. Skill in maintaining patient care record. Ability to communicate clearly.
Constant interaction with internal and external customers to include (but not limited to) patients, families, physicians, employees and visitors.