Clinical Technician, 4A General Surgical Unit
Overview: Clinical Technician, 4A General Surgical VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award (TM) for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in "Best Hospitals" in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by US News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients. Join our team and unlock your potential! The Clinical Technician works under the direct supervision of the RN and is an active member of the health care team. Under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse, the Clinical Technician performs a variety of routine duties involving the care of patients including performing direct patient care or activities of daily living, observing and reporting changes in the status of patients, providing a clean and safe environment, transporting patients, and other related duties. VHC Clinical Technicians must be empathetic, have excellent communication and nursing skills to care for patients. Qualifications: Experience: CNA, Medical Assistant or Patient Care Tech, Med Surg Clinical Rotations (Nursing School) experience required.Education: High School graduate or US equivalent required.Certification: BLS from the American Heart Association required Responsibilities: Assists residents with dressing, bathing, oral hygiene and related personal care.Serves food, feeds residents and collects trays when necessary.Maintains clean and dry bed, changes bed linen, gathers and deposits soiled laundry.Lifts residents in and out of beds and wheelchair, positions residents when necessary.Observes residents to report physical and behavioral symptoms to medical personnel in charge.Takes and records resident's blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration and weight. Benefits: Paid Major HolidaysGenerous Paid Time Off / VacationSick TimeHealth InsuranceDental InsuranceUndergraduate Student Loan RepaymentFlexible Spending Accounts (FSA)Health Savings Account (HSA)Health Fitness & Education Class DiscountsEmployee Wellness BenefitsHospital Discount for Employees and FamilyVHC Retirement ProgramTuition ReimbursementFree onsite parkingCommuter BenefitsCareer CoachingFamily Leave401(k) + Matchand much more!