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Senior Patient Care Tech - Student Extern - Short Stay - Anderson

Company: Community Health Network
Location: Anderson
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Patient Care Tech - Student Extern - Short Stay - Anderson

Job Ref



Patient Support

Job Family

Patient Care Tech


Short Stay Unit


Per Diem



Anderson, IN

United States


PRN (as needed)


PRN, 24 hour commitment in 6 week schedule

Join Community

Community Health Network was created by our neighbors, for our neighbors. Over 60 years later, "community" is still the heart of our organization. It means providing our neighbors with the best care possible, backed by state-of-the-art technology. It means getting involved in the communities we serve through volunteer opportunities and benefits initiatives. It means ensuring our dedicated caregivers can learn and grow to stay at the top of their fields and to better serve our patients. And above all, it means exceptional care, simply delivered - and we couldn't do it without you.

Make a Difference

The Sr. Patient Care Tech Student Extern works under the direction of Registered Nurse. Performs direct and indirect patient care. Direct patient care can include bathing, assisting with elimination, and assisting patients with feeding, bed making, safety observation, blood glucose checks, vital signs, urinary catheter insertion/care, dressing changes, and phlebotomy. Indirect patient care can include documentation; assist to reinforce patient/family education stocking supplies and orienting patients and staff to the unit. Collaborates with other team members to perform other services as directed.

Exceptional Skills and Qualifications

Applicants for this position should be able to collaborate with others in a team setting, have excellent communication skills, and a positive attitude toward problem-solving.

High School diploma or GED

Currently accepted into an Accredited Nursing School (must provide Nursing school acceptance letter upon hire)

Completed at least the first semester of Nursing School (must provide official transcripts upon hire)

Performing some or all of basic patient care needs such as, bathing, feeding, vitals, activities of daily living, transportation of patients, discontinue IV, Phlebotomy, Accucheck, catheter care, clean dressing changes, and restraints

Exposure to blood and body fluids is possible

Any additional unit based duties

Ability to use a computer for documentation and work related purposes

Strong written, verbal and nonverbal interpersonal and professional communication skills are required.

Demonstrates accountability for own actions

Provides service in a willing and courteous manner

Demonstrates ability to prioritize, organize and multi-task.

Able to take direction well, but also be self-directed and motivated.

Requires a high degree of responsibility and responsiveness.

Deal effectively with patients, visitors, situations, and other Care Team members, while maintaining emotional control

Additional requirements

Must be able to lift

Must be available for one week of full-time training

Why Community?

At Community Health Network, we build teams that deliver exceptional care through empathy, communication and collaboration. We consider ALL an integral part of the exceptional patient experience. We PRIIDE ourselves on not having employees but Caregivers. Join our Community as we make a difference in your community.

Caring people apply here.

Community Health Network complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Community Health Network does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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