Clinical Technician 4SW Med/Surg

Virginia Hospital Center
Arlington, VA
Jan 18, 2022
Jan 26, 2022
Full Time
Overview: Clinical Technician - Medical Surgical Unit (4SW)Creating 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.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. Clinical Technicians must be empathetic and have good communication and nursing skills to care for patients. Qualifications: Experience: CNA, Medical Assistant, Patient Care Tech or 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.Prepares special forms such as release of information; obtains hospital medical records, as needed. Benefits: Virginia Hospital Center Employee Benefit Package!

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