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CWA - TECH PATIENT CARE III

Company: University of New Mexico - Hospitals
Location: Algodones
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Department: CTH Rehab-Ortho Unit
FTE: 0.60
Part Time (20 - 29 hours per week)
Shift: Nights
Shift Differential17% - Monday - Thursday Nights26% Friday - Sunday NightsPosition Summary:
Provide basic patient care to include tube insertion, wound care and phlebotomy. Assist in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating the activities occurring in the nursing station by performing clerical and receptionist duties and maintaining the physical environment of the area. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups.
Detailed responsibilities:
PATIENT OBSERVATION - Observe patient to ensure their safety and well being; report observations to Charge Nurse or appropriate designee
PATIENT CARE - Provide basic patient care; take and record vital signs to include temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake-output measurements
PATIENT CARE - Assist with activities of daily living (ADL): meals, ambulation, hygiene, linen change and toileting as instructed
PATIENT CARE - Maintain therapeutic plan of care and minute to minute care of patient who is at extreme risk to self or others
PATIENT CARE - Complete documentation as required on the Electronic Medical Record
PATIENT CARE - Complete specific skills listed in the "University of New Mexico, Unlicensed Assistive Personnel Specific Functions" Matrix
DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

Qualifications
Education:
Essential:
High School or GED Equivalent
Training
Education specialization:
Essential:
MA or PCT or CNA or DD214 or UNMH Tech Course/Challenge
Experience:
Essential:
1 year directly related experience

Nonessential:
Bilingual English, Spanish, Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo
Credentials:
Essential:
CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days

Physical Conditions:
Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
Working conditions:
Essential:
Sig Hazard: Chemicals, Bio Hazardous Materials req PPE
Limited access to med room. Med Admin Policy, Att A
Department: Clinical Nursing Support

Keywords: University of New Mexico - Hospitals, Rio Rancho , CWA - TECH PATIENT CARE III, Other , Algodones, New Mexico

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