Patient Care Tech - Behavioral Health in Queens, NY at Integrated Resources, Inc

Date Posted: 5/9/2021

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    Queens, NY
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Job Description

Purpose of Position: Under direct supervision of a Licensed Nurse or other licensed professional staff, performs activities and procedures of a non-professional nature in direct/indirect care of patients and residents, or participates as a member of a treatment, nursing, medical or health care team in implementing appropriate regimens. Examples of Typical Tasks: 1. Assists in recreational and rehabilitation activities designed to meet the assessed needs, interests and capabilities of patients. Supervises patients/residents during field trips. 2. Assists with the physical care and personal hygiene of selected patients, consisting of, but not limited to, changing simple dressings, giving enemas and taking vital signs. Prepares patient for meals and feeds them if necessary. 3. Prepares patient for examination by performing assigned procedures such as temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight and measurements, and assists in the examination process. 4. Prepares patient and/or examining room for examination, treatment and/or procedures. Sets up and arranges exam room. 5. Maintains, assembles and dismantles devices and equipment used in patient care. Prepares and tests equipment for safe operation and transports various equipment and supplies. 6. Changes linen and makes beds. Keeps ward and/or unit, linen, utility, treatment, storage rooms and recreational areas in a neat and orderly fashion. 7. Assists in care and storage of patients' clothing and property and sterilizes clothing and other personal items when required. 8. Reports observations of patients' and families' condition, mental state and social behavior to medical and professional staff caring for patients, and participates in the assessment and/or care of patients and families. 9. Maintains, controls, completes, processes and files patients' charts, records, transportation and time records, appropriate forms and documents. HHC/HRM/PO/14/05 Page 1 of2 Position Title Patient Care Technician Title Code(s) 986010 Effective 8/25/95 Reissued Revision 1/1/15 Examples of Typical Tasks: (continued) 10. Assists in clinic, admission procedures and in regulation of visitors. 11. Escorts ambulatory patients and transports non-ambulatory patients by wheelchair, stretcher, bed or stretcher-bed, including those with intravenous apparatuses to all departments, clinics, diagnostic and therapeutic units, religious and recreation centers, and other areas within the facility and facility's affiliation hospital. Accompanies children to facility school and explains nature of trips to patients. 12. Transports bodies and/or assists mortuary caretaker in transporting bodies to the mortuary and places in refrigerator when necessary. Searches DOA's and completes the required DOA reports. Transports fetuses, amputated parts or other specimens to morgue and provides postmortem care. 13. Collects and delivers specimens, charts, x-rays, regular and emergency requisitions for diagnostic tests and treatments. Performs other messenger duties, as required. 14. Provides for comfort needs of patients and assists patient with all aspects and activities of daily living. 15. Maintains clinical competence by attending continuing education programs.

AHA BLS - required Graduation from elementary school. Successful completion of a basic skill training program for Nurse's Aides, or its equivalent.

English( Speak, Read, Write )

2 years of behavioral health experience required

City: Jamaica

Start Date: 04/23/2021
Hours Per Week: 40.00
Hours Per Day: 8.00
Days Per Week: 5.00