Patient Care Technician - Primary Care - Pecar (Nursing Students Preferred!) in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

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Job Description

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: FQHC  

Req ID:  8053 

Schedule: PRN/Per Diem 

Shift: Varied 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

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Job Role Summary

The Patient Care Technician – Primary Care    is responsible for providing a variety of services to patients and families in support of the assigned unit as part of the patient care team under the supervision of the RN.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

•    Provides for various patient needs in support of the patient care team: takes vital signs, pain assessment, measures patients’ weight and height, performs EKGs, conducts point of care testing, review of medication list, collection of lab specimens,  implementation of Eskenazi Model of Excellence (EME) tools to assist with patient throughput
•    Helps maintain clinic flow; maintains a safe patient/clinic environment and ensures practice is in compliance with Eskenazi’s safety standards; Demonstrates good communication skills using appropriate medical terminology
•    Completes appropriate area-specific documentation in EPIC to include vital sign flow sheet, use of pain scale, screening, Point of care test results,  all information collected during rooming activity; cleans rooms after each patient exam; answers phones/makes phone calls as needed/directed; operates standard office equipment; schedules appointments; maintains supplies and equipment (stocking/ordering) including routine stocking of exam rooms
•    Assists in maintaining a constant state of regulatory readiness and maintaining an organized and clean environment, reports needed equipment repairs, replenishes supplies in areas as needed, sets up and performs a variety of clerical duties
•    Participates in Health Center based efforts to support positive patient experiences such as rounding, use of communication boards, quality best practices, EME tools and other best-practice communication techniques as assigned

Job Requirements

•    High school diploma or equivalent
•    Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
•    Previous patient care experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•    Ability to perform basic computer skills including use of an electronic medical record
•    Ability to communicate effectively and work well under stress
•    Ability to successfully complete all required training both on-the-job and via elearning
•    Ability to prioritize duties and utilize critical thinking skills
•    Ability to maintain strong customer service skills at all times

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.


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