Patient Support Tech (PST) - Medical/Surgical

Palmetto Health

Posted 2 months ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Nights
Education Level: High School Degree Required
Certificates: BLS,CPR
Experience Level: All|Experienced|Student
Compensation: NA

Patient Support Tech (PST) - Medical/Surgical

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Department

5th Long/Med Surg

Req Number

48782

Schedule

Full-time FTE 0.9 -1.0

Shift

NIGHT

Hours

7 p.m.-7 a.m., includes weekends

Job Details

HeartSaver/CPR required

Job Summary:

These unlicensed assistive personnel may perform routine assistive tasks to assist the Registered Nurse to meet basic patient needs.

All team members are responsible for bringing life to our Purpose Statement – Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference – through every action and every interaction at work.

Responsibilities:

Assists patients with needs related to personal hygiene. Duties include, but are not limited to, bathing, washing hair, brushing teeth and hair, and washing hands.

Assists patients with needs related to nutrition and feeding. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with feeding, drinking, and setting up meal trays.

Assists patients with needs related to ambulation. Duties include, but are not limited to, dangling, walking, walking with assistive device, and implementing fall prevention measures under the direction of the Registered Nurse.

Meets patients' needs related to elimination. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting patient with getting to the bathroom, using a bedside commode, using a bedpan, and/or using a urinal.  Accurately monitors inputs and outputs.

Accurately completes and documents patient vital signs. Duties include assessing blood pressure, pulse, temperature, heart rate, and oxygenation via pulse ox or ETCO2. Reports abnormal values to the Registered Nurse.

Performs other administrative duties as requested.

Performs other basic care duties as requested and delegated by licensed personnel.

Requirements:

Education: High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred. Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) course required.

Experience: Previous CNA or CMA or related experience preferred. 1 year Hospital clerical experience preferred. 

Licensure, Registry, or Certification: Current CPR required prior to start date directly through the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or the military. (To register: Blended Learning or In Person CPR AED through the American Red Cross; or Classroom or Skills Session Heartsaver CPR AED through the American Heart Association. Certification must include an in-person skills session.) BLS preferred.

Special Training: Candidates must successfully complete Palmetto Health unit secretary course and training within 90 days of hire.

EEO/AA

Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Contact

800-321-5552

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