Unit Care Tech

This posting is for Internal candidates only. To apply, you must log into the Careers site and you must be an active Phoenix Children's Employee.

Position Details

Department: PCH-NW | MedSurg/ICU
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Glendale
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 815004
Posted On: 2/7/2024

Position Summary

This position performs a variety of direct patient care services to assist in the implementation of selected portions of the care plan as directed and supervised by a Clinical Nurse. In addition, this position performs a variety of clerical and customer service support functions for a patient care unit/department to provide for the timely sharing of information, communication and order entry to appropriate sources.

Position Duties

  1. As directed and supervised by healthcare professional; collects and records a variety of routine patient data to ensure ongoing accuracy or patient chart. Performs a variety of patient chart maintenance activities to provide for ready availability and accessibility to data.
  2. As directed and supervised by healthcare professional, performs a variety of basic patient care activities to provide for optimal comfort and safety of the patient.
  3. Identifies and reports unusual findings or observations, clinical symptoms, behaviors, and treatment administered to appropriate healthcare professional to ensure timely and effective intervention.
  4. Maintains inventory levels of stock items, supplies, and equipment; photocopies and files documents as requested to provide for efficient unit operations.
  5. Participates in a variety of in-service programs, meetings, conferences, and daily care rounds to maintain understanding of care plan changes, issues, and expectations.
  6. Performs a variety of activities to provide for ongoing maintenance of the unit's environment; Assist in performance of a variety of related tasks and functions as needed.
  7. Greets patients, families, visitors, and care team members to the unit; answers telephone and call lights as appropriate and responds to inquiries both in person and via telephone; Provides orientation to the unit and hospital systems and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit's policies and requirements.
  8. Assemble patient charts for new admissions and enters admission orders and demographic data as needed to provide for timely and complete patient record for efficient patient care and financial processes.
  9. Maintains and updates orders to chart; transfers charts with patient an discharge charts to Health Information Management department. Updates chart locator database to ensure accurate information.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families

Vision

Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
Values
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable
This position is only accepting internal candidates. If you are a Phoenix Children's employee, please Log In to apply to this position.