Patient Care Technician Nights in Miami Beach, FL at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

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PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN NIGHTS
As Mount Sinai continues to grow, so does our legacy of caring.

Mount Sinai Medical Center is proud to be South Florida's hospital of choice for great medicine. With more than 4000 employees, 500 volunteers, 670 beds, 26 operating suites and more than 650 physicians and 950 nurses, Mount Sinai is South Florida's largest private independent not-for-profit teaching hospital.

It takes the contribution of many individuals to make Mount Sinai the world-class institution it is today. As a team, we have focused our efforts on assuring that our patients receive high quality medical care. We're looking for motivated professionals who seek the challenge and stimulation of working in an academic medical center with an international reputation.

  • Assists in preparation of the unit and patient rooms for receiving admissions transfers and post-operative patients. Assures cleanliness of room. Assures room is adequately stocked.
  • Uses proper body mechanics when positioning lifting turning and ambulating patients. Applies and uses appropriate equipment as needed.
  • Understands and implements the measures used to reduce the risk of health associated infections.
  • Reports any changes observed in the condition or behavior of the patient to the LPN/Registered Nurse in a timely manner.
  • Assists with the admission transport transfer and discharge of patients including the care of personal property and clothing.Lists the belongings flow sheet. Labels belongings bed and hospital equipment with patient identification. Orients newly admitted patients to surroundings. Receives and acknowledges patients independent of assignment. Assures collection of all belongings at the time of transfer/discharge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to provide safe care to patients who are: newborn,infants,children, adolescent, geriatric
  • Ensures patient personal and oral hygiene needs are met daily and/or as necessary. Provides catheters care daily and/or as needed. Reports any pertinent observations to LPN/RN.
  • Accurately takes vital signs and records in patient record promptly. Reports to LPN/RN promptly.
  • Distribute water records correct intake and output when indicated within shift.
  • Obtains and labels specimens accurately I.e. sputum stool urine maintaining precautions at all times.
  • Prepares patients for surgery and/or other procedures including prep and clip vital sign taking and recording assisting patient with bathing and/or voiding and removing and securing dentures jewelry and other belongings.
  • Weigh patients as assigned; records weights and alerts RN to any weight gain/loss.
  • Makes frequent patient rounds at least every two (2) hours. Repositions for comfort and offers bathroom assistance.
  • Assists RN with post-mortem care including labeling and securing of all patient valuables.
  • Provides patient care as directed by licensed nurse to include but not limited to: enemas sitz baths applying and removing ice bags k-pads binders and/or pelvic/buck's traction blood glucose monitoring and simple dress changes.

Requirements:

  • CPR Certification required.
  • High School Diploma preferred
  • State of Florida Nursing Assistant Certification preferred; 
  • 1 year experience preferred.

We offer:

  • An excellent, team focused work environment with opportunity for professional growth
  • Competitive salary with bonus potential
  • Savings plan with company match
  • A variety of health, dental and vision plans
  • On-site childcare, tuition reimbursement, and much more!

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