Medical Attendant IV (UC and TT) INACTIVE

Location: WK Medical Center
Department: Nursing Service - NS-CCU
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Date Posted: 8/28/2019
Description: A complex intensive care unit seeks a medical attendant to assist with the care of critically ill patients.  The individual would provide direct care for specific patient groups in cooperation with other team members, communicate pertinent information to patient care team, and
cooperate and interact with all healthcare providers.  Some duties would include assisting patients with meals, including feeding if needed; recording calorie counts, diet and percentage of nutritional intake, and reporting to the nurse. Assisting with daily bathing, skin care and any additional cleaning needed by the patient during the shift.

Excellent customer service would be needed for receiving calls over the patient intercom and answering telephones to receive and relay messages, sending and receiving materials through the pneumatic tube system, and informing the nurse manager or team leader of patient and unit activities and information.

Would perform the entry and retrieval of information through the CRT computer terminal regarding admission, diet, census discharge, and clean rooms. Perform transcription of physician orders and complete requests for tests and medical procedures, schedule tests, and procedures, and file reports in the patient charts under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Perform receptionist duties for the nursing unit by answering inquiries from visitors and personnel; relays messages concerning patients, staff, visitors and medical staff.

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