The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Hospital Tech I - Children's Hospital / R00016425 in Jackson, Mississippi
This position is for a Hospital Tech I - Children's Hospital - FT/PT with a company located in Jackson, MS. Summary: To assist the nurse by providing care and treatment of patients in accordance with Company's policy and nursing practice laws and regulations. To perform job duties in accordance with the medical center's purpose. Duties and Responsibilities Include: Performs clerical duties, which may include answering phones, taking and delivering messages, and providing information to patients; Answers patients' signals, assesses patient's needs, and communicates request to pertinent individuals as necessary; Provides for needs of the patient and family members when possible; Records vital signs accurately and reports any changes to the RN; Informs RN of any unusual occurrences or changes in patient's condition; Maintains accurate records (vital signs, i/o, weight, etc.) and reports changes to the nurse; Performs bath and hygiene measures, feeding and other activities of daily living as necessary; Participates in the care of the patient by lifting, turning, and repositioning the patient, utilizing proper body mechanics and equipment; Escorts and or transports patients and equipment to various hospital locations, as required; Helps prepare patients for treatments, exams, procedures and assists with/chaperones procedures as appropriate in current clinical setting; The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive; Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time. Requirements and Qualifications Include: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and any combination of education and work experience equal to two (2) years. An Equal Opportunity Employer.