The University of Kansas Hospital - Patient Care Support Careers

Health Care Technician Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: MAIN PREPOST

Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours: varies

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Health Care Technician Perioperative and Procedural Services

Responsibilities:

Provides basic nursing skills including, but not limited to:

o Vital signs and Pulse oximetry

o Phlebotomy

o 12- lead EKG

o Finger stick blood glucose

o ADLs

o Recording intake and output

o Collecting urine, stool, sputum specimens

o Apply/remove compression hose; SCD, etc.

o Emptying drains, urinary catheters, NG tubes, and ostomies

o Bladder Scanning

o Obtains height and weight

o Patient transport

o Room turnover and stocking

o Patient monitoring device placement

Documents in O2 all tasks, I&O, etc.

Maintains neat, clutter free and clean patient room and work environment

Maintains a safe patient environment to include High Fall Risk Interventions as appropriate including but not limited to, rounding on patients, answering call lights in person promptly for all patients on the unit.

Demonstrates proper hand hygiene, standard precautions and isolation principles

Care for patients in restraints, including ROM and fluids/toileting; reorienting confused patients; reinforcement of patient/family education regarding fall and safety precautions, and isolation principles

Promptly notifies the RN of change in vital signs from baseline or expected results, change in mental status or condition, any breakdown in skin integrity to redness of skin, patient report of pain, any other patient needs, concerns or issues.

Any other duties as assigned

Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalent required

Technical/Professional Training/Degree in: MA, EMT, or LPN or completion of 1-2 years nursing school required

Acute care experience with direct patient care and phlebotomy preferred

BLS Certification required

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