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Senior Tech 7100 FT 3-11p

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Akron
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Join Cleveland Clinic's Akron General Hospital where research and surgery are advanced, technology is leading-edge, patient care is world-class, and caregivers are family. Through providing the communities in and around Summit County with top-quality patient care, Akron General earned the No. 1 hospital ranking in Akron and the No. 7 hospital ranking in Ohio, according to the U.S. News & World Report. Here, you will work with and learn from some of our best caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

The 7100 Medical Unit's team of caregivers at Akron General Hospital are looking to add a Senior Technician to their team. This unit prides themselves on providing top-quality and patient-centered care all while ensuring the safety of their patients. As a Senior Technician, you will be responsible for performing various duties assisting in the care of diverse populations of patients. Your primary duties will include, but are not limited to:

* Providing and documenting patient care.
* Assisting in the admission, transfer, and discharge process.
* Performing treatment procedures.
* Assisting with pre-operative and post-operative patient care.

Our ideal candidate is someone who:

* Thrives in a team environment.
* Is eager to learn and receive feedback.
* Easily adapts to change.
* Is personable, compassionate, and dependable.
* Can critically think and problem solve for patients' best interests.

This opportunity offers educational opportunities, career growth, and tuition reimbursement.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.

* Prepares unit, patient rooms and patient beds for receiving patient admission, returning surgical patient, transfer or emergencies.
* Provides and documents assigned care (bath, changing and/or refreshing of bed linen, dressing/undressing of patient, back rubs, etc.) and other general care through the day to assure patients physical comfort.
* As directed, performs and documents in the electronic medical records the patient's temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, weight, height, and measures intake and output in an accurate and precise manner.
* Assists with pre-operative and post-operative care, such as turning and positioning patients with proper body mechanics, applying/utilizing special equipment, as necessary and ambulating the patient as directed in a safe, prescribed manner.
* Assists and accompanies patient in the admission, transfer and discharge process while assuring comfort.
* Participates in nursing reports by receiving and contributing to status report of patients.
* Performs treatment procedures including, but not limited to, venous blood draws including blood cultures and blood glucose testing, enemas, application of ice packs and heat, non-sterile compresses, skin preps, setting up oxygen equipment, bed scale weights, sets-up overhead trapeze and Buck's traction and other therapeutic measures in a safe and effective manner.
* Prepares patients for meals, assists in feeding patient if necessary, and distributes water and other nourishments according to patient needs in compliance with physician orders.
* Demonstrates understanding of emergency procedures, fire drills, evacuation and internal/external disaster plans and procedures.
* Provides post-mortem care and transport of body in a safe, precise manner.
* Adheres to isolation precautions when entering rooms where patient is in isolation.
* Performs hand hygiene per established policy.
* Cleans the shared patient equipment between each patient with appropriate disinfectant.
* Performs hourly safety rounds willingly, anticipates patient needs and responds to patient call lights promptly.
* Collects, properly labels and transports specimens to proper area in timely manner.
* Reports to appropriate nursing personnel pertinent information including any changes observed in condition or behavior of patient.
* Assists in keeping patient rooms in order, reporting equipment that is out of order, cleaning equipment (as assigned) and mandatory inventory and distributing unit linen and supplies.
* Consistently completes assignments independently with high quality work. Adapts to change in workload or patient assignments. Recognizes and responds to priorities in patient care.
* Independently performs assigned duties, willingly cooperates with staff in delivery of more complex treatments and procedures.
* Performs additional or less skilled duties as assigned by the registered nurse to include assisting with orientations of Senior Technicians and other personnel.
* Timely documents, per policies, care provided to patients in the electronic medical record and during downtime procedures.
* May perform EKGs and urinary catheterization in ED only.
* Completes annual on-going competency requirements. Attends continuing education programs and completes mandatory training in order to maintain certification/licensure, and department specific requirements.
* Follows hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
* Other duties as assigned


* High school graduate or the equivalent.


* State Tested Nursing Assistant preferred.
* Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required within new hire period.

Complexity of Work:

* Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
* Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
* Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.

Work Experience:

* One year recent acute care experience preferred.
* Prior job or educational experience providing basic computer knowledge and skills needed.

Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:

* Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Akron , Senior Tech 7100 FT 3-11p, Other , Akron, Ohio

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