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Clinical Technician, Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU)

Company: Virginia Hospital Center
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job DetailKeywords: CNA, NURSE AIDE, NURSE ASSISTANTS, FIRST AIDE, CLIN TECHOverview -Clinical Technician, Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) - -We are looking for a Clinical Technician (CNA) who will work under the direct supervision of the RN and is an active member of the health care team. Under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse, the Clinical Technician performs a variety of routine duties involving the care of patients including performing direct patient care or activities of daily living, observing and reporting changes in the status of patients, providing a clean and safe environment, transporting patients, and other related duties. This team member must be empathetic and have good communication and nursing skills to care for patients. ployees and patients. -The Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) is a 24 bed cardio-pulmonary/trauma stepdown unit. The patient population includes adult to geriatric patients needing a heighten level of assessment or lifesaving intervention to treat their disease process. Skills utilized include: Care of ventilated patients, high risk cardiac drips, telemetry, and critical thinking skills in the acute care setting. -Join our team and unlock your potential! -Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is a 453-bed not-for-profit nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the 10th year in a row and has ranked Number 2 in Best Hospitals in the Washington, DC area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.Qualifications

  • Experience: CNA, Medical Assistant or Patient Care Tech, Med Surg Clinical Rotations (Nursing School) experience required.
  • Education: High School graduate or US equivalent required.
  • Certification: BLS from the American Heart Association required.Responsibilities
    • Assists residents with dressing, bathing, oral hygiene and related personal care.
    • Serves food, feeds residents and collects trays when necessary.
    • Maintains clean and dry bed, changes bed linen, gathers and deposits soiled laundry.
    • Lifts residents in and out of beds and wheelchair, positions residents when necessary.
    • Observes residents to report physical and behavioral symptoms to medical personnel in charge.
    • Takes and records resident's blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration and weight.BenefitsEmployee Benefit Package! -

Keywords: Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington , Clinical Technician, Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU), Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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