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Providence Health & Services Patient Care Technician II - 5 North Medical Oncology *0.9/Days* in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Patient Care Technician II (5 North Medical Oncology, Day Shift, 0.9 FTE, 36 hours per week) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate understanding of and provides care according to Standards of Practice and the patient’s Nursing Care Plan. These duties are under the supervision of the Primary Caregiver and/or Professional Associate. Performs duties to assist in activities of daily living such as bathing, ambulating, and nourishment.

  • Record vital signs, I&O, weights, ADLs, meal intake, and other required documentation in an accurate, concise, and timely manner.

  • Report changes in patient condition, problematic and unusual circumstances to Primary Caregiver and Professional Associates. Maintains a safe environment for patients, families, and co-workers.

  • Communicate effectively with the RN or other caregivers regarding patient issues, family issues, MD issues, and equipment. Communicates in a compassionate manner to patients, families, and visitors.

  • Assist in the patient admitting, transfer, and discharge procedure. Transports patients via wheelchair and stretcher.

  • Assist with ordering of unit and patient care supplies. Restocks supplies and emergency equipment and replaces as instructed. Maintains and operates multiple pieces of equipment in a safe and effective manner to improve patient care.

  • Support and assist with orientation and/or preceptorship of new staff and/or students.

  • Accurately transcribe orders for patient plan of care. Performs computer order entry, transcribes and recopies MAR's, and updates kardex. Assists in scheduling treatments.

  • Accurately maintain patient chart and unit records according to procedure.

  • Establish and maintain daily communication with team and other departments. Recognizes and maintains patient confidentiality issues. Facilitates inter-department communication regarding transfers, admits and discharges.

  • Maintain and operate multiple telecommunication systems. Understands the process for downtime slips.

  • Assist in orientation/teaching other hospital employees.

  • Complete Competency Plan for assigned job and department.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a Medical Terminology course within 90 days of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completed training as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

  • Coursework/Training, Pharmacology course.

  • Coursework/Training, Completion of Health Unit Coordinator Course.

  • 6 months Completion of CNA program or six months of health care.

  • 1 year In a healthcare setting.

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 317448

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