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Clinical Support Tech II - PreOp/PACU, 2nd Floor - Main Hospital

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 9, 2024

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: A Clinical Support Tech II needed for the -Perioperative Preop Care Unit, 2nd floor. The -Perioperative Preop Care Unit is looking for a team players who is able to work in a fast paced environment. -Current need is Day Shift schedule: - 10hr shifts available Monday - Friday - Shift 1 Start: 5:30a - 4:00p
-Shift 2 Start: 8:00a - 6:30p
The Pre- and Post-Operative Care Units' mission is to provide high-quality family centered care to all pediatric and adult populations requiring anesthesia during surgery or procedures. To accomplish this, standardization of care and processes are used to improve and maintain patient and employee satisfaction. We will provide a culture of collaboration, innovation and financial stewardship. We serve approximately 22,000 inpatients and ambulatory patients annually. 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:
The Clinical Support Technician II is 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. Performs patient care requiring clinical and procedural knowledge and skills requiring the use of sterile techniques, infusion monitoring, and medical equipment. Coordinates the flow of communications on the patient care unit. The Clinical Support Technician II may or may not be given a defined patient care assignment based on unit needs and the discretion of the manager / charge nurse. Tracks supply inventory, orders supplies and special items. Assists unit with clerical and administrative support including PI audits and data entry. Responsibilities:
1. Assist physicians and other health care providers with routine examinations and procedures, as well as procurement of equipment and supplies.
2. Critically review 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. Provide 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. Perform routine quality assurance audits, safety checks, and inventory of supplies.
4. Provide administrative and clerical support including PI audits and data entry
5. Provide 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.
6. Provide direct personal care to patients as outlined in plan of care activities such as bathing, dressing, feeding, assisting with ambulation. Measure and record 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. Performs Oxygen room set-up and monitors oxygen flow-rate, performs oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal suctioning, tracheostomy care, fecal impaction removal, sterile dressing change wound irrigation, IV fluid assembly and monitoring, IV site care and discontinue peripheral IV, ostomy irrigation and care, urinary catheterization and irrigation, performs established oral, nasogastric, gastrostomy tube feeding
7. Reinforce 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 Information Other information:
Education Requirements:
? High School diploma or GED
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
? Listed as Nursing Assistant II with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
? Listed as Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
? Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification
? Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 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 Details Legal Employer: STATE Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: UNCH PACU and PreOp Care Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00 Salary Range: -$18.20 - $25.86 per hour (Hiring Range)
Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity
Work Assignment Type: Onsite Work Schedule: Day Job Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Clinical Support Tech II - PreOp/PACU, 2nd Floor - Main Hospital, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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