Job Description

Per diem/on call; schedule varies as needed

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the nurse manager or designee, i.e., RN, Physician, assists in the care and treatment of patients, this individual is responsible for answering call lights, bathes, dresses and undresses patients, serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help. Transports patients within facility using wheelchairs, wheeled carts, or assists patients to walk. Turns and repositions patients alone or with assistance. Obtain and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respirations and food and fluid intake and output as directed. Performs housekeeping duties as assigned. Assist with stocking linens in patient rooms and stocking supplies such as IV/blood draw kits. Prepares patient room for admit and assist the nurse with patient discharges. Duties as identified in WAC #18.360.050.

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Graduate of medical assistant program required

Previous patient care tech experience required, 6 months Acute Care experience preferred

Ability to read, write and speak English

Knowledge of basic medical terminology

Bilingual Spanish preferred

Computer Skills required

Licensure & Certification Requirements

BLS