Sutter Health Patient Care Technician - Telemetry in Vallejo, California
This team member demonstrates proficiency in and knowledge of technical functions required in accomplishment of regular patient-care activities. The focus of the clerical role is to provide general clerical and clinical support to the nursing unit. This team member is responsible for chart management, data collection, forms management and orders supplies. In addition, this position processes admissions/discharges/transfers and departmental communication. Completes necessary documentation of patient being treated. Maintains technical skills, provides team support in care delivery. The UC/NA also provides care based on the age-related needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient with consideration of their developmental/psychosocial needs, environmental safety, education needs, communication style and level of understanding.
• Provides secretarial and telephone support to maintain efficiency in the unit.
• Performs activities that support appropriate preparation and maintenance of the patient records.
• Demonstrates proficiency in and knowledge of technical functions required in accomplishment of regular patient-care activities.(e.g. vital signs, hygiene, beds, elimination, mobility/immobility, transport, dietary, infection control, and answering lights).
• Provides secretarial and telephone support to maintain efficiency in the flow of activities within the unit.
• Performs activities that support appropriate preparation and maintenance of the patient records and completes necessary documentation of activities.
Team Support in Care Delivery:
• Demonstrate organization of appropriate tasks that support the team.
Education, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration
High school Diploma is required.
Basic Life Support Certification (American Heart Association) - HealthCare Provider - BLS-HCP is required.
State of California Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA is required.
Prior acute-care or sub-acute-care experience as Unit Clerk within the last 6 months.
Experience as a Nurse Assistant in an acute-care facility or recent extended-care experience.
Skills and Knowledge
Comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology and basic anatomy.
Demonstrated ability to appropriately handle public contact, confidential information and maintain effective workflow systems; able to prioritize.
Demonstrated skills in the use of computer equipment and software programs.
Possess ability to read, speak, and write English legibly, spell correctly, and perform basic mathematics.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, are necessary.
Organization: Sutter Solano Medical Center
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Evening/Night
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: One Weekend Shift a Month
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.