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UnityPoint Health Patient Care-Telemetry Technician-ICU in Dubuque, Iowa

You will work Friday/Saturday/Sunday from 7:00 pm - 7:00 am, for 72 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will work 4 consecutive weekends in a row with every 5th weekend off.

Under the supervision of an RN, the Patient Care-Telemetry Technician (PCT) provides direct patient care, performing procedures for patients and providing technical services and support. Successful performance contributes to a holistic approach to the delivery of services, improved patient care, and a high level of satisfaction from patients and families. The PCT may also provide visual monitoring of Telesitter patients to ensure patient safety.

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living.

  • Answers patient call lights.

  • Assists with simple procedures as defined in work area.

  • Takes and records vital signs and weights. Monitors and records intake and output.

  • Transports patients, equipment, supplies, and specimens, including transport of patients with traction.

  • Views and possesses knowledge of Telesitter monitors and related equipment.

  • Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly and safe environment.

  • Performs procedures specific to the assigned area.

  • Utilizes a holistic approach (considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned service area.

  • Obtains adequate blood specimens as defined in work area. Labels all specimens in accordance with standards.

  • Documents care in the electronic medical record.

Must be active on the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry OR must be at a Junior status or higher in an accredited nursing program. Previous healthcare experience is preferred.

Requisition ID: 2020-85595

Street: 350 N Grandview Ave

Name: 2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .90

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Weekends: Friday/Saturday/Sunday from 7:00 pm - 7:00 am, for 72 hours per pay period.

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