Hospital Tech (non-rep)

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Pre-op/ Recovery Hospital Tech providing assistive patient care under the supervision of an RN

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
Under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, and in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures, the Hospital Technician provides basic direct and indirect care as a member of the patient care team. The direct patient care activities are related to the following: measuring, recording and reporting patient information, provision of or assistance with activities of daily living, and simple treatments and procedures. In addition, the Tech assists in maintaining the patient and unit environment in a clean, orderly condition.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Accurately observes, records and reports patient information.
  • Adheres to the standards of nursing care and the policies and procedures of the Hospital and Nursing
  • Department. Carries out all responsibilities following Stanford Hospital and Clinics safety guidelines for self, patient, visitors and employees.
  • Assists patients with and/or provides efficient care related to activities of daily living. Recognizes and addresses age-appropriate and cultural needs when caring for patients.
  • Communicates effectively with staff, patients and families, both verbally and in writing. Legibly and accurately documents care provided. Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Completes orientation program and participates in learning activities to maintain and improve knowledge and skills.
  • Contributes in a positive manner to the unit, department and hospital goals.
  • Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds.
  • Follows unit and departmental guidelines related to staffing and scheduling. others.
  • Performs duties as assigned to facilitate a clean, safe, orderly unit and patient care environment.
  • Performs routine patient care under the direction and supervision of an RN. With Patient Care Manager approval, may perform specific skills after documented instruction.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience Qualifications
  • Six (6) months of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions
  • Ability to display patience and tact when interacting with others
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus
  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
  • Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes

Licenses and Certifications
  • BLS - Basic Life Support

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.