Trinity Health Patient Care Technician - Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) in Syracuse, New York
Employment Type:Part timeShift:Rotating Shift
20 hours a week. Evening/Night coverage. The schedule which includes a weekend and holiday rotation
CPR certification is required
POSITION TITLE: Patient Care Technician (CPEP)
We, St Joseph's Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.
POSITION SUMMARY: Delivers direct patient care in collaboration with the Registered Nurse. Performs tasks that do not require nursing judgements or administration of medications.
Duties include, but not limited to: Phlebotomy and EKG. Will also receive training to work in the in-patient psychiatric ward.
Is accountable for the patient care they deliver. Adheres to St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center standards of care and practice.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
High School diploma or equivalent with medical background, mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity preferred.
Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of expertise. Completes population specific competency annually on populations served as identified in scope of care and service.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Current BLS/CPR certification required andFirst Aid training.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS:
Office/Clinical setting. Exposure class I.
Heavy work: requires standing, lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying
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