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Patient Support Tech: NT
Department: 5th Averyt West - Adult Psych
Schedule: Full-time FTE 0.9 -1.0
Hours: NIGHTS/8 HRS/WEEKEND WORK
Provides direct care as assigned. May require access to storage areas where medications are kept and carry out procedures that require the use of non-prescription medications.
All employees are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Palmetto Health’s values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity and teamwork.
Education:High school diploma or equivalent required and successful completion of tech training course as evidenced by CNA exam or nursing fundamentals from accredited organization.
1 year nurse tech hospital experience or skilled nursing facility is required if the candidate does not meet all of the educational requirements.
Computer experience is required.
NT: 2 years NT/NA experience is preferred
Candidates without the preferred experience are eligible for hire if they meet all of the educational requirements..
•Performs responsibilities accurately, timely, and safely for assigned patients/area.
•Communicates and informs appropriate personnel, patients and family members of pertinent information in a timely manner.
•Maintains accurate paper and electronic documentation.
•Utilizes equipment and supplies safely and appropriately; orders supplies as needed; labels specimens correctly.
•Performs basic nursing care, simple and complex procedures, multiple treatments, waived testing and transports assigned patients.