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CommonSpirit Health Patient Care Tech in Johnston, Iowa

Overview

Mercy Hospice's in-patient facility has provided hospice services within the local community for over 20 years. Focused on providing expert care to people in the last stages of a life-limiting condition, our compassionate team of caregivers provide the best quality of life possible, through physical, spiritual, and emotional support that respects the patient’s wishes and ensures peace. We are also dedicated to each patient’s loved ones and family and strive to create a sense of community and comfort through compassionate care that extends to bereavement counseling and ongoing grief support.

Responsibilities

Patient Care Tech PRN Hours

  • Observes and utilizes appropriate technique to perform the following personal care functions:

  • Shower/Tub/Bath

  • Mouth, skin and nail care

  • Assists with bedpan, urinal

  • Assists client(s) with transfers to wheelchair, chair, range of motion, ambulation and dressing

  • Encourages client's self-help with use of special equipment of assists with prescribed exercises.

  • Reports changes in body function/client status to supervisor.

  • Prepares meals taking into account dietary restrictions and client preferences, feeds or assists as needed, encourages fluid intake as appropriate.

  • Performs basic household chores: washes dishes, changes bed linens, makes occupied and unoccupied beds, dusts, mops floors, vacuums, does laundry, disposes of trash.

  • Completes and submits all required documentation in a timely manner.

Qualifications

  • Musthave an active CNA Certification registered with the State of Iowa and High School Diploma

  • Successful completion of a competency evaluation program.

  • Patient Care Tech (PCT) experience in the prior 24 months and/or passes the CHI Health at Home’s competency evaluation program as required by Medicare regulations.

  • Ability to understand the written care plans, execute instructions and document services delivered.

  • One year patient tech or other related experience required.

  • Must obtain and maintain current CPR Certification (all locations) and any state required certifications.

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Equal Opportunity

CHI Health at Home is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (1-800-875-2622) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this telephone number.

Job ID2020-105656

Employment TypePer Diem

DepartmentHome Health and Hospice

Hours / Pay Period2

FacilityMercyOne Hospice House

ShiftDay

LocationJohnston

State/ProvinceIA

Standard HoursVaried

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