Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients, residents and their families.
Our employees make a difference, join us so you can too! We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of life for our employees, patients and residents.
TheÂ Patient Care TechnicianÂ provides direct and indirect basic health care to patients ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric.
TheÂ Patient Care TechnicianÂ duties include
Performs patient care activities delegated and supervised by the professional staff.
Activities of daily living such as baths, oral hygiene, and oral feedings performed to satisfaction of patient and professional staff.
Patient mobility performed (i.e. turning, lifting, moving) utilizing appropriate safety measures to prevent patient and self injury.
Patient meals and nourishment are offered, administered, and recorded in a timely manner
Assists Nursing staff with admission, discharge, transfer, and transport of patients.
Respond effectively in emergencies and assists in prevention of patient injury.
Initiates CPR when appropriate
Utilizes side rails and restraints to prevent patient injury
Reports to professional staff patients at increased risk for injury.
If specially trained to do, performs additional functions for patients, specifically delineated for assigned unit
Lab specimens collected; appropriately labeled, and delivered to lab in a timely manner, utilizing appropriate safety measures to prevent patient and staff injury
Communicates results of selected tests to professional staff in a timely manner
Conforms to safety standards dictated by regulatory agencies i.e. safety manuals, MSD sheets, OSHA issues
Demonstrates the ability to maintain an understanding attitude and responsible concern toward patients which is evidenced in speech and actions, and shows interest/ability to acquire knowledge of and develop skills in basic nursing procedures.
Perform additional duties assigned
Ability to project a professional image.
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
Strong organizational skills.
Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions (Order entry, data input).
Education and/or Experience:Â
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.Â
Successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program.Â
One (1) plus years of previous experience as a Patient Care Technician preferred.