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Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 6:16 PM

## Description
**Role Purpose:**
The Patient Care Technician is responsible for provision of patient care activities and related non-clinical activities necessary for care of patients and maintenance of nursing units. These duties are performed under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Physician. Duties would include, but not be limited to, personal care, venipuncture, and fingersticks in order to obtain lab specimens.
**Responsibilities:**
* Take Vital Signs and do fingersticks on patients and report abnormal findings to RN.
* Observe for verbal or non-verbal complaints of pain and report abnormal findings to RN.
* Observes for skin irritation and breakdown and report abnormal findings to RN.
* Observes for changes in mental status: notes changes in alertness, orientation and mood and reports abnormal findings to RN.
* Observes for changes in strength and coordination in patient and reports abnormal findings to RN.
* Provides personal hygiene for patient by assisting or completing bathing, oral care, linen changes, shaving and hair care.
* Follows directions for patient activities including turning, chair and ambulation.
* Provides dietary assistance to patients by passes trays and snacks in a timely manner. Feeds or assists patient with meals/snacks as needed.
* Provides for orderly patient areas. Clean and tidy rooms, remove extra equipment, linens, keeps over bed tray clean and clear of excessive items.
***SSM Health implemented a new minimum wage of $11 per hour throughout its four-state system. Learn more here ***
**Minimum Qualifications:**
* High school diploma or GED
* Current Missouri CNA license or have completed Fundamentals of Nursing or EMT
* Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare provider certification/card or must obtain within 3 months of hire
**Preferred Qualifications:**
* Previous experience in direct patient care or relevant education; background in medical field which can be applied
**About SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Jefferson City**
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City is a 167-bed, full-service community hospital located in Missouri's state capital. The hospital moved to a new, state-of-the-art building in November 2014. The hospital features a dedicated inpatient pediatric unit, a Wound Center and Outpatient Treatment Center. Other services offered at the hospital include emergency services, cardiology, orthopedic care, cancer care, outpatient surgical services, maternity care and women's health.
## Qualifications
**Minimum Qualifications:**
* High school diploma or GED
* Current Missouri CNA license or have completed Fundamentals of Nursing or EMT
* Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare provider certification/card or must obtain within 3 months of hire
**Preferred Qualifications:**
* Previous experience in direct patient care or relevant education; background in medical field which can be applied
**About SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Jefferson City**
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City is a 167-bed, full-service community hospital located in Missouri's state capital. The hospital moved to a new, state-of-the-art building in November 2014. The hospital features a dedicated inpatient pediatric unit, a Wound Center and Outpatient Treatment Center. Other services offered at the hospital include emergency services, cardiology, orthopedic care, cancer care, outpatient surgical services, maternity care and women's health.
*Req ID:* 17016520
*Primary Location:* Missouri-Jefferson City-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City (0011)
2505 Mission Drive
Jefferson City, 65109
*Schedule Hours Per Pay Period:* 65109
*Call Rotation:* Full Time, Days
*Normal work hours:* Nursing
*Job:* SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City
*Organization:* SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Jefferson City
*Weekend Rotation:* 7am-7pm
*Work Locations:* SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City (0011) 2505 Mission Drive Jefferson City, 65109
*Posting:* -
Associated topics: blood collection, hematopathology, medical, medical laboratory science, mls, technician, technician iii, technician lab, testing, toxicology

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