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Tufts Medicine Patient Care Technician (PEDI) in Lowell, Massachusetts

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Job Overview

Under the supervision of nursing clinical staff, performs various clinical, administrative services in designated area according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the department and hospital. Works cooperatively within department and other services to create a system of quality health care.

Hours: Part-Time / 24 hours a week / Evening / 3pm-11pm/ eow

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications :

  1. High school diploma or equivalent

  2. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  3. One (1) year experience in health care or nursing services

Preferred Qualifications :

  1. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or equivalent.

  2. Three (3) years experience in health care or nursing services.

  3. Successful completion of courses in EKG and Phlebotomy.

Duties and Responsibilities : The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  1. Assists with any examinations, procedures, tests, treatments that have been taught through formal training which main include: Using glucometer, hoyer lift, obtaining vital signs, urinalysis, blood glucose, microalbumin, and A1C. Takes vital signs and weights.

  2. Assists patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) in a manner which maintains patient privacy and safety. Prepares patients for meals, assists with meals or feeds patient as necessary. Responds to call lights in a timely manner. Assists with ambulation and/or transfers.

  3. Provides complete hygienic care to patients which may include distributing linens, making beds, changing linens, changing briefs, bedpans, urinals, and catheters. Administers cleansing enemas.

  4. Applies principles of prevention to maintain skin integrity and skeletal muscular alignment. Changes simple dry sterile dressings.

  5. Assists self-care Ostomy patients with pouching and preventative skin care.

  6. Prepares and administers hot and cold applications including sitz bath, soaks and packs.

  7. Applies supportive appliances, i.e. slings, ace bandages, elastic stockings and binders, when appropriate.

  8. Obtains, documents and reconciles allergy and medication lists.

  9. Collects and prepares specimens and relevant documentation for transportation to off-site laboratory, assuring accuracy in labeling and documenting. Update and reconcile all lab results in EMR.

  10. Monitors and replenishes medical supplies. Cleans and sterilizes instruments and maintains diagnostic equipment. Arranges for any replacement/upgrades to all medical devices.

  11. Assists with medical, office, or clinical staff with clerical support necessary to ensure efficient practice procedures which may include: greeting patients, scheduling appointments, answering phones, taking messages and patient mailings.

  12. Assists and provides assistance to other employed physician practices as required and will perform other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor.

  13. Performs patient care according to nursing direction, rehab schedule and discharge plan. Reports any observed change in patient’s conditions or behavior promptly to RN/LPN. Reports patient complaints or problems to the assigned nurse at appropriate intervals during the shift

  14. Transports patient to procedures/discharge within hospital as directed. Acts as a Safety Sitter when needed.

What We Offer:

  • Clinical Advancement Programs

  • Competitive salaries & benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits that start on day one

  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Clinical mobility tracks

  • Free on-campus parking

About Lowell General

For more than 125 years, Lowell General has served the Greater Lowell community with pride. We balance the first-rate care of a premier medical center with the warmth of a three-time Magnet®-recognized community hospital. As a member of our team, you’ll join over 3,000 dedicated care providers to offer complete, connected care, when and where patients need it most.

About Tufts Medicine

A healthcare system that works Tufts Medicine is more than a health system — we’re a community that empowers people to live their best lives by reimagining healthcare, advancing knowledge and pioneering discovery. Every team member plays an integral role in realizing our vision of creating the most equitable and frictionless healthcare experience in the world. Here, you’ll join an enthusiastic community that champions your growth and receive generous benefits to support you and your family’s well-being.

Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at .