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Patient Care Tech

Dominican Hospital Santa Cruz, California
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Requisition ID 2022-263690 Employment Type Full Time Department Nursing Administration Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Day Weekly Schedule varied 7:00am-3:30m Remote No Category Nurse Assistant
Overview

Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California’s Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care comprehensive care in cardiac orthopedics oncology women’s and children’s services we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare. Comprehensive CareDominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican’s services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County a Total Joint Replacement program and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives ‘A’ grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group and has received national recognition for superior patient safety cardiac care and stroke treatment from Healthgrades a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.As Santa Cruz County’s heart attack (STEMI) receiving center Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital’s heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient’s chest.Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care.


Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the registered Nurse, performs general tasks of patient care and tasks specific to TCU, M/S, ARU transport, in accordance with Dominican Hospital policies and procedures. Delivers care to the patient including adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Incumbents in this position shall comply with all applicable laws and rules including the Dignity Health Standards of Conduct and Dignity Health policies and procedures that apply to his/her job responsibilities, seek guidance when in doubt, promptly report any potential or suspected violation of Dignity Health Standards of Conduct, Dignity Health policy or procedure or applicable laws/regulations and when requested, assist Dignity Health personnel in investigating all allegations of violation. When called upon, the incumbent shall assist in risk evaluation and work collaboratively with facility/entity leaders to implement, monitor and mitigate risk corrective pans outlined by the Compliance program.


Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Completion of a formal Nurse Assistant program required.
  • CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT (CT NA);BASIC LIFE SUPPORT-AHA (CT CPRBLS) required.
  • 12-lead EKG
  • Finger stick blood glucose required
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