Hospice Technician, Inpatient, PRN Nights
Hospice Technician – Inpatient Essential Function • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values. • For the patient populations served: Recognizes the normal signs (growth and development of aging). • Initiate and maintain the hygiene/cleanliness of the patients, the patient’s environment, and the unit environment. • Promote comfort and safety of patients and visitors. • Perform or assist with performing nutritional/hydration interventions (feeding, providing fluids, snacks). • Communicate appropriate patient data to members of the interdisciplinary team. • Collect and record patient related data through the performance of direct care tasks. • Contributes to the daily efficiency of the department. • Demonstrate professional growth. • Follows completely all policies and regulations regarding safety. • Provide an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion and respect for all patients, families, and visitors. In addition, the Hospice Technician represents Hospice to patients, families and team member in a positive, professional manner. • Performs general transportation and courier duties, as well as other miscellaneous cross-training tasks (such as unit secretarial duties, etc.) as directed and as assigned. • Performs treatments, special procedures or other special functions within the scope of his/her training and in accordance with hospital policy after additional education and completion of a specific check-off by a designated preceptor. • Consistently handles customer complaints promptly and effectively when problems encountered. • Consistently recognizes potential or real problems as they arise, presents workable solutions, and participates in their implementation, with a positive attitude. The intent and purpose of the problem solving process is to bring creativity, unity and positive team outcomes to the inpatient facility. • Storage and Safety of Medications: Can identify those items stored in the supply room that are considered medications (large volume IV’s, alcohol swabs, saline, medication in prepackaged kits). Demonstrates appropriate handling and storage of medications.
Work Schedule: PRN, As Needed for Nights, 7p -7a
- Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED from an accredited school.
- Requires experience with software programs and computer expertise. Minimum of two years’ experience working with scheduling.
Florence, SC, United States