Johns Hopkins Medicine PCT/HUC - Surgical Neuroscience (Nights) in St. Petersburg, Florida

PCT/HUC - Surgical Neuroscience (Nights)

Requisition #: 159988

Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital,

St. Petersburg, FL

Category: Nursing Support/Patient Care

Work Shift: Night Shift

Work Week: Part Time (30 - 39)

Weekend Work Required: Yes

Date Posted: Oct. 12, 2017

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POSITION SUMMARY :

Under the supervision of the professional RN the PCT/HUC participates in patient centered care across the continuum and performs clerical functions that support unit operations. Provides quality care to patients as part of the primary team assigned by the unit RN Clinical Nurse or the RN Clinical Team Leader/Supervisor. Contributes to the goals of the department by providing an opportunity for the PCT/HUC to collaborate with all members of the care team and being accountable for the delivery of patient care at a demonstrated level of safe practice and as defined by JHACH policy.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Assists patients by responding to intercom requests; obtaining needed services from nurses and other hospital personnel

  2. Creates a welcoming environment by greeting patients, families and visitors, in person or on the telephone, answering inquiries, relaying calls to patients, giving directions, and referring inquiries to nursing or other staff

  3. Collects data, inclusive of vital signs, and notifies the registered nurse and other caregivers of findings

  4. Establishes patient record and documents patient care services completing patient identification

  5. Maintains unit operations by following policies and procedures and reporting needed changes

  6. Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential

  7. Maintains unit supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies

  8. Keeps unit equipment operational by following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; calling for repairs as needed

  9. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; adheres to infection-control polcies and protocols

  10. Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs

  11. Assists in performing other patient care related activities as determined by the RN Clincal Nurse or the RN Clinical Team Leader/Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Graduate/GED

  • Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant

  • 1 year experience in the clinical area of specialty or similar experience

  • Current AHA BLS Certification

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.