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Clinical Support Tech I - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Description
*This position qualifies for our Nursing Support Incentive Program. The Nursing Support Incentive Program includes $5,000 paid over a three (3) year commitment. Learn more about the program here:The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a 20 bed unit that is part of a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. Our team provides care for complex pediatric medical and surgical patients with a collaborative, interdisciplinary team approach. Our patients include a wide range of specialties, including but not limited to trauma, general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, ENT, surgery, oncology, solid organ transplants burns, and various medical specialties. Our caring environment includes a focus on family-centered care. Within the 20 bed PICU, eight (8) beds are designated for providing specialized care to pediatric cardiac patients.
This position is a dual role including Nursing Assistant (NA) and Health Unit Coordinator job related duties. This is a 36 hour/week position with day/night rotation.Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Responsible for assisting the professional caregiver in the delivery of patient care, transporting patient and/or equipment, setting up and maintaining patient rooms and performing a wide range of clerical, transcription, and maintenance of the patient care unit desk area functions.
Responsibilities:
1. Assists physicians and other health care providers with routine examinations and procedures, as well as procurement of equipment and supplies.
2. Critically reviews patient care documentation making note of any significant changes in the patient's condition and make an immediate report to a registered nurse or physician.
3. Provides a variety of clerical tasks to include but not limited to organizing and prioritizing workload, greeting and directing visitors, researching information as requested by nurses and physicians, reviewing orders for logic and clarity, revising orders as requested by the nurse, answering the telephone/ patient call lights, transcribing physician orders, and maintaining medical records. Performs routine quality assurance audits, safety checks, and inventory of supplies. Provides administrative and clerical support including PI audits and data entry.
4. Provides clinical support assistance to include, but not limited to, cleaning the work area, maintaining office equipment, troubleshooting common software and hardware problems, changing linens, checking supply inventory, re-stocking supplies, transporting patients/ supplies/ specimens, and assisting in the orientation of new employees and students.
5. Provides direct personal care to patients as outlined in plan of care activities such as bathing, dressing, feeding, assisting with ambulation. Measures and records vital signs, and patient height and weight. May be responsible for specimen collection, skin preps/scrubs, catheter care, capillary blood glucose checks, simple wound care, range of motion exercises, and/or postural drainage.
6. Reinforces routine teaching given to patients by the registered nurse or physician and document patient understanding of instructions. Distributes patient education materials at the request of patients and/or health care providers

Other InformationOther information:
Education Requirements:
--- High School diploma or GED
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
--- Listed as Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
--- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- One (1) year of clerical or customer service experience and six (6) months of related nursing assistant experience, which may include a nursing assistant course or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
--- Must be fluent in verbal and written English language. Capability to develop computer skills if not competent.

Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Pediatric ICU -Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Clinical Support Tech I - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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