Oncology - Patient Care Tech
Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Additional Information About the Role
- Full Time 36 hours per week
- PCT, EMT or CNA experience necessary - OverviewBarnes-Jewish
Hospital is the St. Louis region's top adult hospital. Formed from
the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become
Missouri's largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its
predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School
of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future
medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy
as it can be.For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been
ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll.
In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties
being ranked. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri
to be designated as a Magnet - hospital in 2003 by the American
Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been
redesignated consistently since.Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a
teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University
Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University
School of medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed
many treatments and procedures that are now common across the
globe.Role PurposeProvides direct patient care to support the
licensed professional nurses responsible for a team of patients to
ensure a safe environment for patients by reducing risk of harm.
Collects vital information on the patient and reports such to the
nursing team which contributes to the overall assessment of each
patient and any changes to a patient's condition.Responsibilities
- Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the
nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing
environment. Administers or assists patients with Activities of
Daily Living (ADLs), performs vital signs, intake & output, fall
and pressure ulcer prevention measures, urinary catheter care,
phlebotomy, or point of care testing as requested.
- Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports
changes in patient status to the nurse.
- Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all
patient care activities provided with correct medical terminology.
Acts as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.
- Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each
- Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality
and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional
- BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The
ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe
manner is an essential function of this job.
- Performs Other Responsibilities as AssignedMinimum Requirements
- High School Diploma or GED Preferred Qualifications
- Certified Nurse AssistantBenefits StatementNote: not all
benefits apply to all openings- - Comprehensive medical, dental,
life insurance, and disability plan options- - Pension Plan*/403(b)
Plan- - 401(k) plan- - Tuition Assistance- - Health Care and
Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts- - -On-Site Fitness Center
(depending on location)- - -Paid Time Off Program for vacation,
holiday and sick time*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital,
Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health
CenterLegal StatementThe above information on this description has
been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work
performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to
contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees
assigned to this job.Equal Opportunity Employer
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