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Patient Care Tech Lebanon, TN Wilson County

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Patient Care Tech Lebanon, TN Wilson County

  • 2112013Job Medical Assistant/Patient Care TechnicianPrimary Location TN-Lebanon-Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH)Organization HR TempForce 108252Position Summary:Assists with patient care and coordinate patient flow under the direct supervision of licensed healthcare team.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Supports patient flow and unit operations by maintaining supplies, equipment and unit environmental standards.
    • Collects and documents patient data for the healthcare team.
    • Assists with procedures according to organizational/departmental standard.
    • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES:CLINICAL COMPETENCIES (NOVICE):- Demonstrates sufficient fundamental proficiency to assist and perform clinical care including but not limited to vital signs, phlebotomy, specimen collection and point of care testing as directed by unit standards.CLINICAL PATIENT DOCUMENTATION (NOVICE):- Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate patient documentation in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Generally works under the direction of others while accomplishing assignments. Contributes to the nursing assessment by collecting, reporting, and recording objective and subjective data in an accurate and timely manner.ENVIRONMENT OF CARE (NOVICE):- Demonstrates sufficient fundamental proficiency with set up and maintenance of patient exam room, supplies and equipment.PLANNING & ORGANIZING (FUNDAMENTAL AWARENESS):- Demonstrates ability to anticipate basic resource needs, identify discrete tasks, set priorities, define dependencies, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work for own assignments and responsibilities. Appropriately matches equipment, and capital resources to task demands. Prepares and presents clear and accurate status reports on projects and assignments.Department Summary:Vanderbilt University Medical Center TempForce was created to connect temporary talent to all areas of VUMC. TempForce places diverse and skilled personnel to departments across the Medical Center.Shifts:All ShiftsHere To View The VUMC Promise of DiscoveryDiscover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.VUMC Recent AccomplishmentsBecause we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellowsMagnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievementHuman Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.Qualifications -High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
      • Medium Work category requiring exertion up to 50lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 20 of force frequently and/or up to 10 of force continually to move objects.Movement
        • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
        • Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
        • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
        • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
        • Occasional: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
        • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
        • Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
        • Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
        • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
        • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
        • Occasional: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
        • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
        • Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
        • Frequent: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
        • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
        • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
        • Continuous: Walking: Moving about on foot.Sensory
          • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
          • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
          • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
          • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.Environmental Conditions
            • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
            • Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.License Required 1No Licensure or Certification Required.INDTN

Keywords: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Murfreesboro , Patient Care Tech Lebanon, TN Wilson County, Other , Lebanon, Tennessee

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