Central Support Tech
Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Posted on: March 13, 2023
The Centralized Support Technician will function as versatile employee that provides support to nursing units at Wellstar Hospitals by assisting with patient safety sitting, patient transports, room turnover that includes a full range of cleaning duties to assigned area and assisting the nutrition and food services liaisons with patient meal delivery and retrieval. The Centralized Support Technician should assume the role of patient advocate providing world-class customer care in daily job duties as well as any additional duties as assigned.
Core Responsibilites and Essential Functions
Constant Observation for changes in patient behavior.
Communicate with staff any potential or recent changes in the patient's behavior, risk factors, or mental status.
Document patient checks every 15 minutes (Q15) on patients under observation.
Evaluate environment for safety and document each shift.
Assist in the provision of a safe and clean environment and aids with activities of daily living
Tracks, delivers, maintains, and retrieves telesitter carts
Troubleshoots any cart connectivity issues and places an IT ticket if necessary
Performs safe room guideline checks upon initiation and upon every hand-off thereafter
Performs environmental rounds to ensure safe room guidelines are being maintained
Responds to remote telesitter escalation for face-to-face intervention
Notifies Nurse and/or charge Nurse when face to face redirection is required
Proper verification of patient identification
Obtain TTR, proper sign out of patient, proper notification of RN upon return
Proper movement and transport of patient
Verify that O2 and IV's are transported correctly
Ensure that proper hand washing and isolation technique is used
Utilizes proper body mechanics and lift equipment
The CST will empty trash from the patient room.
Keep room clear of clutter by picking up trash and cleaning spills.
May aid current EVS tech with room turnover.
Transportation of meal carts from kitchen to the nursing unit.
Transportation of used meal carts from the nursing unit to kitchen. Required for All Jobs
Required Minimum Education
Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., Smyrna , Central Support Tech, Other , Smyrna, Georgia
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