CRITICAL CARE TECH PRN

Cooper University Hospital

Camden, NJ 08103

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Responsibility


Foundational Responsibility: Demonstrates Cooper Core Values and Service Standards, and Leadership Must Haves. Utilizes AIDET at all times.


(Applies to All Employees)


1.


Supports the activities of daily living to include bathing, dressing, grooming, oral care, feeding, toileting/hygiene, and assisting with mobility and transport. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.


2.


Performs technical duties as directed by RN, such as phlebotomy, vital signs, point of care testing, EKGs, Foley catheter care specific to population served and documents appropriately.


3.


Identifies and communicates changes in patient’s status to RN and responds appropriately. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.


4.


Reinforces education of patient and family/responsible party regarding individual care needs and safety issues.


5.


Participates in Cooper patient satisfaction initiatives and goals. Participates in the performance improvement activities. Assists in orientation of new hires.


6.


Completes annual unit-specific competencies by specified due date.


7.


Attends Staff Meetings when available for documents review of staff meeting minutes.


8.


Assists in admission, transfers and discharges of patients to and from the unit.


Scheduled Days / Hours: Per Diem middle shift; rotation to other shifts, if needed; include working a rotation weekend and holiday schedule


Education


High School / GED


Qualifications/Certifications


Successful completion of an unlicensed health care provider/ technician program


Completed at least one fundamental nursing course in an accredited RN Program


1 year or more patient care experience in a similar role.


At least one of the above qualifications/certifications must be met for hire.


Certification


AHA Basic Life Support certification - required


Skills


Communication – Ability to communicate with patients, visitors and coworkers


Successful phlebotomy/EKG competency must be completed during orientation


Requisition: 53838


Department Name: P10 TSCU


External Company Name: Cooper University Hospital


External Company URL: cooperhealth.org


Street: 1 Cooper Plaza



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