The Patient Care Technician Float functions as a member of the Patient Care Team and provides appropriate safe basic care to patients. Cares provided are determined based on the ages of the patients served. Basic care includes taking vital signs, assisting patients with activities of daily living, specimen collection, and observation of patients for physical/emotional changes. Other duties include recording pertinent information in patient charts, communicating with other Patient Care Team members to ensure continuity of care, and functioning as a Behavioral Health Monitor. Behavioral health Monitors are responsible for providing safe, appropriate, and timely monitoring of the medical patient. Duties may vary according to department expectations and needs.
American Heart Associate BLS for healthcare provider CPR
Able to communicate effectively in person; by telephone; and computer messaging
Active Certified Nursing Assistant in the state of Illinois
6 or more months experience in a clinical healthcare environment
6 or more months experience in supporting physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of patients
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