**PATIENT SERVICE TECH - FULL TIME (.9 FTE) - DAYS
Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Posted on: May 22, 2019
Type of Opportunity: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days Summary:
Focus on ensuring positive patient experience through provision of
high touch compassionate, patient centered care that includes
regular rounding, room refreshing, and attention to personal cares
at bedtime with the use of focused communication techniques. This
role builds on a foundation of creating and maintaining personal
connections and relationships through shared responsibility, trust,
and excellent communication with a goal of minimizing anxiety and
reducing suffering. Summary of Minor Duties: Performs specific
patient care duties of an Inpatient Nurse Technician (443200133)
under the direction of a licensed Nurse and/or performs specific
support procedures for the operation of a Nursing or Clinical
Department if competency based orientation is completed
*Rounds on patients and families frequently to assess and address
personal needs, concerns or comfort related issues. Reports
information to responsible nurse for resolution when necessary.
*Focuses on enhancement of comfort measures of patients
*Assists with patients that require extra attention or service
*Validates patient and family understanding of areas of
communication board within their scope of responsibility
*Participates in the nutritional well being of patients through
tray delivery, assistance with patient set-up and feeding.
Accurately records input and output.
*Assists with activities of comfort in preparation for a restful
night of sleep while in the hospital.
*Applies oxygen delivery devices as ordered without altering
settings or determining rates. Assists patients with portable or
wall oxygen, and assures proper storage of E cylinders.
*Assist with application and removal of restraints under the
direction of an RN.
*Documents all care provided in the appropriate place in the
patient record. Uses the computerized documentation system at the
skill level commensurate with the responsibilities included in this
*Delivers specimens to Laboratory, Microbiology and Pathology.
*Insures cleanliness of patient room and associated areas; includes
removal of trash, soiled linens and excessive equipment not in use.
Provides for a safe environment.
*Stocks medical supplies, linens and paper goods. Processes broken
equipment as directed.
*Communicates information pertinent to the end of shift summation
before leaving the unit.
*Performs specific patient care under the direction of licensed
professional nurse as training specific to unit with appropriate
competency based orientation completed.
*Performs other functions as required.
High School Graduate or equivalent education. Nursing student who
has completed a basic clinical skills lab preferred. Certified
Nursing Assistant or military equivalent; or at least 6 months
hospital or long-term care experience in a similar role
* High School Diploma or GED
Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:
- Competitive salaries
- Full medical, dental and vision insurance
- Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
- Free wellness programs
- Paid time off (PTO)
- Retirement plans, including matching employer
- Continuing education and career development opportunities
- Life insurance and short/long term disability programs
Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit
healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a
growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in
1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately
11,000 employees. Presbyterian's story is really the story of the
remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with
Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of
thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other
volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium
to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New
We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future.
That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as
deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.
About New Mexico
New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American
influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in
Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear
scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's
artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and
experiences that make this state great.
Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best
places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal
Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers
like Worldwide ERC.
New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore,
and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path,
challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the
expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing,
snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful
wonders of the west.
AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer
with smoke free campuses.
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