Patient Care Tech / PCT
Work Schedule: PRN (as needed)
The PCT/Unit Clerk is responsible for performing the clerical tasks and patient care tasks as assigned by the charge nurse/clinical supervisor.
Unit Clerk duties: receptionist for the unit and answers all phone calls and patient intercom calls. Transcribing physician orders, assembling/maintaining charts for admitted patients, preparing charts for HIM department for discharged patients, and entering orders into the Meditech system.
PCT duties: assists the licensed staff with basic patient care functions, which includes but is not limited to bathing, ambulating, toileting and feeding patients. In addition, picking up meal trays, taking vital signs and measuring and recording intake and output. Assist the nursing staff by performing bed side glucose checks, foley catheter care including discontinuation of foley, urine collection and simple dressing care.