Benefit Alternative Clinical Technician, Total Joint/Orthopedics

Employer
Virginia Hospital Center
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Jan 18, 2022
Closes
Jan 26, 2022
Ref
324311688
Hours
Full Time
Overview: Benefit Alternative Clinical Technician, Total Joint/OrthopedicsCreating the best outcomes for our patients requires the right people. At Virginia Hospital Center, our staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the profession.Virginia Hospital Center is a strong advocate for its employees and provides a true collaborative environment in which the healthcare team works closely together, bringing skill, experience and mutual respect to the task of providing superior medical care for our patients.TheClinical TechnicianII 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, theClinical Technician II 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.Clinical Technician II must be empathetic and have good communication and nursing skills to care for patients. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent is preferredBLS Certification Required1 year Clinical Technician I or equivalent Clinical experience as defined in the CORE skills for Clinical Technician II; or Completion or enrollment in Clinical Technician II program or equivalent; or student nurses who have successfully completed the medical/surgical clinical experiences and didactic.Working knowledge of medical terminology, previous administrative experience, and previous Unit Secretary experience preferred 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.Prepares special forms such as release of information; obtains hospital medical records, as needed.

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