Top Patient Care Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Patient Care Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Patient Care Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.0% of Patient Care Technician resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Patient Care Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Patient Care Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Provide high-quality patient care as a Patient Care Technician\CNA within surgical, acute-care, rehabilitation.
  • Demonstrate competence in providing quality patient care, preparing and administering medications.
  • Provided direct patient care & indirect activities to facilitate unit functioning.
  • Assisted physicians during medical examinations and provided personal patient care.
  • Worked on abdominal surgical recovery floor as patient care technician.
  • Perform various administrative duties as related to direct-patient care.
  • Provide total patient Care whilst incorporating patient safety.
  • Trained and oriented approximately 7 Patient Care Technicians
  • Delivered quality and satisfactory patient care.
  • Performed general patient care and documentation.
  • Job description-Perform quality patient care.
  • Provided direct, quality patient care in activities of daily living for geriatric patients under the supervision of a certified nurse.
  • Assist with patient care functions as designated by the registered nurse and maintain the cleanliness of the assigned patient care areas.
  • Provided patient care by helping with daily activities, and worked on the patient care team to provide optimal patient care.
  • Worked as a member of dialysis care team to identify and solve problems and continually improve efficiency and patient care.
  • Provided hands-on patient care to young teens and adults of all ages in an acute- hospital, and post-surgical unit.
  • Instructed post secondary education students on the principles of providing patient care within the scope of practice of a PCT.
  • Provided assistance to the Nursing and Medical staff during patient care in the ICU and various other units as needed.
  • Served as Patient Care Technician representative on the CHOICE committee to improve the delivery of patient and family care.
  • Job Duties: Assists with patient care needs, provide assistance in the surgical department with orders and errands.

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2. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Maintained written reports and monitored assigned patients' blood pressure and heart rate using electrocardiogram equipment during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Monitor patient's biophysical parameters, including body temperature, blood pressure and level of clearance achieved during dialysis therapy.
  • Key function and Responsibilities IncludeTook blood pressure, temperature, and weight as required before/after treatments and examinations.
  • Monitored blood pressure and body temperature of patients during dialysis.
  • Monitor patient blood pressure placed patients on dialysis machines
  • Assessed patients, set machines up, calculated waste removal on patients, place patients on machines and monitor blood pressures.
  • Collect and record vital signs of dialysis patients using manual and electronic blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, scales and thermometers.
  • Take and record vitals, including blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature, weight; measure and record intake/output.
  • Document every 30 minutes of the patients blood pressure and document of any complaints; to report it to the nurse.
  • Assist nursing staff by obtaining blood pressures, blood sugar, clean and dress wounds and maintain overall safety for patients.
  • Monitor numerous patients on dialysis machine, while taking/recording vital signs and ensuring blood pressure dose not decrease during treatment.
  • Take and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake and output measurements.
  • Set up and administered oral medication, ranging from blood pressures, diabetes, thyroid and other physician prescribed medications.
  • Utilized various software programs to monitor patient vitals such as blood pressure, note patient information, and schedule appointments.
  • Experienced in taking patient vital signs including temperature, pulse and blood pressure and prepared blood samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Collect vital signs, such as blood pressure, heart rate, pulse, test and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Worked in cardiac unit, assisting patients in taking vital signs and monitoring blood pressure, temperature and electrolyte levels.
  • Worked as a PCT and assisted patients with vitals, blood pressure, blood withdrawing, and blood sugar checking.
  • Monitor and recorded each patient's vital signs like heart rate, pulse, blood pressure, temperature, etc.
  • Take patient blood pressure, check blood sugar regularly, and report all needs and care to family as needed.

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3. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Provided first response to any critical cardiac emergency registered in EKG monitor.
  • Assisted Registered Nurse with recording temperature, blood pressure, pulse, weight and measuring, and performing EKG's.
  • Started and discontinued IV s, preformed blood draws, bladder scans, and EKG's but not limited to.
  • Administer EKG and bladder scans, assist orthopedics clinic, draw blood, and insert catheters and IV's.
  • Worked closely with RN's by obtaining vital signs, connecting patients to 3 lead and 12 lead EKG.
  • Clean and dress wounds, perform EKG's, monitor vital signs insert Foley catheters and blood glucose levels.
  • Provide basic patient care, acquire and document vital signs, intake and outputs, EKG's.
  • Do vital signs, EKG's splints and transport pt's to different floors throughout the hospital.
  • Trained in preparing, conducting, and interpreting EKG Testing; obtaining accurate reading for diagnose purposes.
  • Perform Electrocardiograms (EKG's), Orthopedic splinting, casting, and weight bearing care.
  • Process, analyze, interpret and edit EKG data, and perform duties under specific guidelines.
  • Performed Twelve lead EKG's, Monitored vital signs, collected specimens including blood draws.
  • Provided care for patients which included taking vital signs, EKG's, blood sticks.
  • Set up patients for telemetry, monitoring EKG rhythm strips and obtain 12 lead EKG.
  • Identified to train new technicians and to improve skills in EKG interpretation duties and expectations.
  • Completed the requirements and met the approved standard for performing a 12 lead EKG.
  • Performed EKG's, took vital signs, answered call bells and monitored telemetry.
  • Filed and arranged patients' charts with ordered medications, labs and EKG charts.
  • Performed EKG's, inserted and discontinued Foley catheters, and completed dressing changes.
  • Performed Routine EKG'S in the Physician order with hospital policy and procedure.

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4. Dialysis Treatment

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Here's how Dialysis Treatment is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Initiated and terminated dialysis treatments with permanent fistula, grafts or catheters and provided information about fluid restrictions.
  • Received patient into treatment area and documented on all pertinent information pertaining to dialysis treatment.
  • Entered all pertinent patient vital information every 30 minutes during dialysis treatment into computer.
  • Conducted all tasks necessary for preparation for dialysis treatment and document where appropriate.
  • Discontinue dialysis treatment according to company procedures and evaluate patient prior to discharge.
  • Deliver prescribed dialysis treatment according to physician orders and nursing assessment.
  • Initiated and monitored dialysis treatments as a certified medical professional.
  • Monitor and document dialysis treatment parameters on Dialysis Flow Sheets.
  • Implemented patient dialysis treatment, providing quality and compassionate care.
  • Initiated and terminated dialysis treatment according to clinic protocol.
  • Monitor and document dialysis treatment parameters in computer database.
  • Monitored dialysis treatment and documented on dialysis flow charts.
  • Administered dialysis treatments for patients with lost kidney functions
  • Performed administration of Heparin and initiated dialysis treatment.
  • Provided complete dialysis treatment to assigned patients.
  • Monitored patient and machine during dialysis treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for new patients requiring dialysis treatment
  • Initiate dialysis treatment according to prescribed orders.
  • Initiated dialysis treatments and monitored vital signs.
  • Discontinue dialysis treatment according to established procedures.

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5. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Performed phlebotomy and specimen collection according to facility policies and state regulations.
  • Perform patient phlebotomy, centrifuge blood following policy and procedure of facility.
  • Performed electrocardiograms (EKG's), basic laboratory procedures including phlebotomy.
  • Performed electrocardiogram testing, specimen collection and phlebotomy as needed.
  • Administered phlebotomy and delivered specimens to lab for analysis.
  • Inserted peripheral intravenous lines; phlebotomy responsibilities as directed.
  • Build trust and minimize patient discomfort during phlebotomy procedures.
  • Performed phlebotomy and electrocardiogram testing for patients' assessments.
  • Performed EKG testing, phlebotomy and clinician administration support.
  • Provided phlebotomy services on a non-acute patient population.
  • Performed phlebotomy procedures and intravenous therapy on patients.
  • Cross trained in Orthopedics/Neurological patient care and Phlebotomy.
  • Performed over 30 Phlebotomy procedure personally safely daily.
  • Performed phlebotomy functions within out Patient setting.
  • Perform phlebotomy following hospital policies and procedures.
  • Perform phlebotomy and specimen collection of patients.
  • Performed pediatric phlebotomy procedures and skin punctures.
  • Perform phlebotomy blood draws and electrocardiograms.
  • Cross-trained in Phlebotomy and IV discontinuation.
  • Performed phlebotomy procedures as needed.

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6. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Supervised a plainclothes Burglary Apprehension Team which investigated patterns and responded to reports of residential and commercial burglaries.
  • Prioritized post-op and general medical patient services in a high turnover, full capacity hospital care environment.
  • Learned extraordinarily diverse range of skills and the ability to work effectively in a demanding environment.
  • Provide instruction to patient/family under RN direction, document in patient medical record according to procedure.
  • Communicate with licensed nurse any and all information concerning significant changes in patients conditions.
  • Transported patients internally to various procedures and externally for discharges.
  • Background includes experience caring for emergency and maternity patients.
  • Report observations regarding effectiveness of intervention to the RN/Therapist.
  • Transport patients to assigned internal hospital site locations.
  • Copy government issued identification for all patients.
  • Transport patients to and from exams monitor patient and report to RN or doctor any changes in behavior or mental status.
  • Provided general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, transferring patients and assisting patients with ambulation.
  • Explain the integrated pharmacy program to the patient and/or family members and answer any questions or concerns about the program.
  • Used on hands learning with students, power-point presentation, scheduling, lab work, inventory of lab and supplies.
  • Administered and changed routine dressings to wounds, surgical incisions, and peripheral IV sites after assessment by a RN.
  • Monitored the performance of team members reporting to the RN and adjusted the delivery of care or clinical technique.
  • Turned, moved, lifted, ambulated, and transported patients by wheelchair, stretcher and bed as needed.
  • Assisted physicians in focus studies in prenatal care, trauma, perform basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions and understand policies and procedures for blood borne pathogen exposure.
  • Interned for Union Hospital with the Director of the Emergency Department, Trauma Department, and EMS, Summer 2016

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7. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Provided personal care for residents, assisting as necessary, allowing rehabilitating residents to regain mobility and occupational independence.
  • Provided personal care for individuals needing assistance with daily living activities, particularly residents with cognitive impairment.
  • Administered bedside and personal care including ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
  • Provided residents with personal care services including medication and toileting support.
  • Provided basic personal care to mentally challenged and handicap patients.
  • Experience in providing personal care, proper nutrition/safety.
  • Assisted patients/residents with daily personal care.
  • Provided personal care and companionship.
  • Provide in-home care and senior personal care to the elderly, so they may continue living independently in their own homes.
  • Performed EKG, took and recorded vital signs, assisted patients with bathing, dressing, personal care, and feeding.
  • Check each resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met in accordance with his/her wishes as needed.
  • Run errands and help pay bills * Clean and sanitize whole entire house * Help assist in personal care/hygiene * Prepare meals
  • Provide assistance for the personal care to the patients including bathing, dressing, eating, and toileting, and transportation.
  • Provided residents with exceptional personal care services including ADL, medication, toileting support, and insertion and emptying catheter bag.
  • Assisted residents with personal care needs such as bathing, transferring, dressing, feeding and hydration, and ambulation.
  • Provided personal care to surgical patients including: taking vital signs, monitor intake and output on food and drinks.
  • Trained other PCT's to use new dialysis machine software, inspiring an effective relationship between personal care and technology.
  • Provided personal care and customer services to any and all ill or disabled patients/clients of Tampa General Hospital when necessary.
  • Performed partial & complete bed baths and assisted with personal care hygiene to bedridden patients and for patients in isolation.
  • Provide direct personal care to patients of all ages in various fast-paced medical facilities, as well as end-of-life care.

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8. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Promoted and facilitated therapeutic communication and completion of ADL's.
  • Provide ADL care including bathing dressing, transferring, eating, passing food trays, and some small therapy related activities.
  • Assisted in all aspects of Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) as instructed by the RN or Care Plan.
  • Provide personal Hygiene assistance to patient (ADL's) such as: grooming, bathing, bowel and bladder training.
  • Assist patients with all ADL's, including but not limited to: bathing, dressing, feeding and hygiene needs.
  • Provided assistance to staff nurses, assisted physicians with minor procedures as well as providing patients with assistance ADL's.
  • Assist with activity of daily living (ADL's) bathing, grooming, feeding, toileting, transferring.
  • Provide direct patient care as directed by the RN including all ADL's (activities of daily living).
  • Maintained and assisted in patient active daily living (ADL) regimen (hygiene, grooming and meals).
  • Provide patients with assistance with ADL'S, bathing, dressing, grooming and other needs they may have.
  • Helped patients in Oncology department with ADL s, monitored glucose, collected vital signs, and turned patients.
  • Obtain patient's vital signs and specimens, ensuring the safety of patients and assisting with ADL's.
  • Perform vital signs, assist patients with ADL's, Assist patients with feeding, bathing, etc.
  • Provided basic patient care: vital signs, ADL's and assisted unit nurses provide focused patient care.
  • Assist patients with ADL's: Bathing, Oral Care, Feeding, Ambulating and Promoting Independence.
  • Charted in patients charts with regards to vital signs, weights, and ADL's requiring assistance.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living (ADL), including bathing, grooming and dressing.
  • Assisted patients with ADL's, range of motion as directed, and answered call lights immediately.
  • Traveled to patients homes and assessed quality of life and living circumstances and assisted with ADL's
  • Provide help with feeding assistance as well as daily ADL's that include bathing and dressing.

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9. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Inspected equipment settings, including pressures, conductivity and temperature to ensure conformance to safety standards.
  • Developed reports on patient behavior that adequately detailed their daily activities, submitting findings/reports to management.
  • Appreciated for effective team collaboration, patient relations, and consistent deliverance of empathetic care.
  • Trained to analyze Electrocardiogram data files Delivered medical laboratory samples to medical labs within hospital.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Demonstrate understanding of cultural diversity, horizontal violence and impairment in the health professions.
  • Lead prescribed individual or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.
  • Developed and implemented customer care initiatives focused on improving customer and clinical services.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on emergency equipment; assisted with patient and family education.
  • Collaborated and communicated effectively with the interdisciplinary team, patient, and family.
  • Monitored HIV, Diabetic, and other complicated renal patients utilizing medical machinery.
  • Participated in follow-up activities, scheduled appointments, and performed other related tasks.
  • Work on other units as needed requires flexibility, adaptability and assertiveness.
  • Implemented procedures for accomplishing all student education requirements and college objectives.
  • Practiced flexibility by assuming the role of administrative assistant when needed.
  • Assist home bound and disabled individuals in completing daily activities/tasks.
  • Coordinated with group directors to ensure timely delivery of product.
  • Performed various administrative duties including data entry and document preparation.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support; assisted patients with activities
  • Administered to patients hygiene and everyday living functions.

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10. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Obtain vital signs, assist with bathing, dressing/grooming, and feeding patients, collecting specimen/drawing blood, monitoring blood sugars
  • Perform nursing duties, charting vital signs in the computer, collecting specimens, glucose check and drawing blood samples.
  • Handle blood products with care; carefully check wristbands and ask for name and date of birth before drawing blood.
  • Handled all aspects of patient care, including taking vital signs, drawing blood for labs and administering medicines.
  • Checked patients vitals, and glucose level, drawing blood cultures, enter and taking out Foley Cather's.
  • Assist the nurses in basic patient care, obtaining vital signs, drawing blood, and collecting specimens.
  • Trained in drawing blood, administrating catheters, obtaining proper specimens and delivering them to correct lab department.
  • Performed simple preparation procedures to include drawing blood, finger sticks, and basic wound dressing changes.
  • Performed duties such as taking vital signs of patients, drawing blood and initiating EKG readings.
  • Worked as a Patient Care Technician for 5 years tasks included drawing blood utilizing aseptic procedure.
  • Work in the Heart and Vascular Laboratory drawing blood, taking sputum or urine specimens.
  • Handled EKG's, drawing blood, administering shots, and updated patient charts.
  • Perform duties, such as, measuring vital signs, or drawing blood samples.
  • Trained in EKG's, Bladder Scan and Heart Monitors Certified in drawing blood.
  • Assisted nursing staff with taking vitals, drawing blood, EKG's.
  • Utilized expert care and attention when drawing blood and administering patient injections.
  • Order labs on the computer and also assist with drawing blood.
  • Performed duties such as collecting specimens and drawing blood samples.
  • Maintain inventory of equipment and supplies for drawing blood samples.
  • Collect specimens, drawing blood, taking vital signs.

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11. Emergency Situations

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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Observed and effectively communicate changes in patients' conditions to the Registered Nurse and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Reacted calmly and effectively in emergency situations while consistently demonstrating therapeutic touch which immediately placed patients at ease.
  • Recognized emergency situations, records unusual conditions, and initiates code procedures when necessary.
  • Reacted calmly and effectively to patient emergency situations ensuring emergency response protocol is followed.
  • Promote health within the unit by facilitating successful patient outcomes during emergency situations.
  • Reacted calmly and effectively in emergency situations while demonstrating problem solving skills.
  • Maintained Life Support system and initiated AED operation in emergency situations.
  • Trained ability to handle emergency situations and maintain safety standards.
  • Responded to emergency situations related to expecting patient's treatment.
  • Follow standard precautions and responding to emergency situations appropriately.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform well in emergency situations.
  • Performed related duties as directed in emergency situations.
  • Maintained patient safety and assist in emergency situations.
  • Recognized unsafe and emergency situations and reacted appropriately.
  • Responded effectively during high-pressure, emergency situations involving patients
  • Functioned calmly in stressful and emergency situations.
  • Experienced emergency situations such as rapid responses.
  • Demonstrated great ability in emergency situations.
  • Calm and effective during emergency situations.
  • Responded to emergency situations for patients.

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12. Blood Sugars

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Here's how Blood Sugars is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Observe patients, check vital signs, blood sugars, Lab work and report/document these observations in medical software and chart.
  • Pull IV's, Monitor Telemetry, perform ECG's, assist patients with bathing, vital signs, check blood sugars
  • Checked vitals *Drew blood *Checked blood sugars *Charted in the computer *Provided patients with assistance in their activities of daily living.
  • Provided assistance with such tasks as bathing, feeding, vital signs, changing wound dressing, and checking blood sugars.
  • Job Duties: Patient Care, Cleaning, Bathing Patients, Vital Signs, Blood Sugars, Charting, and Helping Nurses
  • Measure and record patient vital signs and blood sugars as ordered; enter data into the patient's Electronic Medical Record.
  • Required to chart and record all vital signs, blood sugars, weights, intake and output on all assigned patients.
  • Provided bedside care to patients such as monitoring vital signs, monitoring blood sugars, and completing activities of daily living.
  • Provided direct patient care *Obtained and recorded vitals, intake & output and blood sugars *Assisted with oxygen therapy and observation
  • Assist in keeping tube feeding clean, assessed patient vital signs, blood pressure and pulse readings, blood sugars.
  • Maintained clean rooms, checking blood sugars, dressing of wounds, monitoring EKG machines, and ensuring patient confidentiality.
  • Take vitals, give baths, restroom assistance, walking assistance, taking blood sugars and report results to nurses.
  • Helped with their daily living activities and care, monitored blood sugars, vitals and developed relationships with the patients.
  • Monitor and take blood sugars, obtain urine sample from patients for testing, assist the patients as needed.
  • Perform Accu-Check blood sugars per doctor's orders, such as ACHS or Q4 or Q6 blood sugar checks.
  • Bathe needed patients, vital signs, blood sugars, feed patients, and help ed with toilet needs.
  • Monitor record and report vital sign, blood sugars, symptoms and changes to the patient's conditions.
  • Take vitals take blood sugars answer call lights assist nurse with wound care and adjust patient for pain comfort
  • Provide direct patient care daily, assist with feedings, bathing, blood sugars, do lab draws.
  • Give patients bathes, acquire vitals signs, take blood sugars, change dressings, and remove catheters.

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13. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Committed to health and safety standards-Empathetic and approachable-Successful completion of PCT training program with certification is required CPR certified
  • Adhered to hospital policies and standards by completing annual computerized educational courses and maintaining CPR certification
  • Provided CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and administered normal saline if patient became unresponsive.
  • Act as patient advocate between departments * Maintain CPR certification and emergency preparedness training annually
  • Obtained necessary certification such as CPR and completed all required continuing education courses.
  • Maintained a current CPR certification as well as Dialysis Technician National Registry.
  • Participated in all required safety initiatives and maintained CPR certification.
  • Assist with and provide resuscitation/CPR and emergency airway procedures.
  • Utilized medical knowledge and life-saving techniques including CPR.
  • Provided CPR and equipment administration in emergency situations.
  • Certificate and Education CPR Certification Course 2015
  • Oversee clients and assist then as needed currently hold a medication certification with this position and current with my First Aid/CPR.
  • Initiate basic CPR measures in the event of a cardiac/ pulmonary arrest and respond to emergency situations with precision and quickness.
  • Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation* Maintained BLS (CPR) certification* Trained co-workers on new policies/procedures concerning the water room.
  • Served as a qualified and experienced Patient Care Technician and utilized numerous certifications that included CCHT, CPR, and PCT.
  • Have been crossed trained as Patient care tech and unit clerk* CPR certified* Have taken advance EKG courses* taking care of patients*charting
  • Initiate basic CPR measures in the incident of cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest and react to emergency circumstances associated with treatment.
  • Assist with all emergency operational procedures, Initiate basic CPR measures in the event of cardiac or pulmonary arrest.
  • Provide any assistance with code blue situations by initiating CPR until nurse or physician arrive and provide further direction.
  • Assisted the nurses in performing special procedures with the ability to perform the techniques of CPR accurately and effectively.

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14. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Established sustaining trusting relationships with clients while obtaining records and vital signs as indicated during the administration of medications.
  • Record accurate and timely information regarding vital signs and also be responsible for accurate documentation of findings.
  • Monitored/recorded vital signs, assisted physicians with medical exams, and recorded patient prognosis and treatment
  • Complete vital signs, document patient observation and measurements information into Electronic Medical Record-EPIC.
  • Obtain vital signs, in-put/output of nutrition and reported any irregularities
  • Record accurate and timely information of vital signs and parameters.
  • Record accurate and timely information regarding vital signs and treatment.
  • Monitored vital signs, including glucose monitoring.
  • Administered electrocardiograms and vital signs on patients.
  • Check client's vital signs, to check glucose blood sugar, applying compression stockings, applied skin lotion to clients.
  • Assisted nurses and ancillary staff in providing help with monitoring patient's vital signs and assisting with activities of daily living.
  • Prepared patients to be seen by the physician by taking detailed histories, vital signs and recording new complaints and needs.
  • Obtained patients vital signs, Intake and Output, Blood Glucose, Insert Catheters, and Draw blood for Physician testing.
  • Assisted RN's in care of patients with dementia and/or special needs, obtain accurate vital signs and glucose test results.
  • Record patients' vital signs, observe patients and report any changes in their conditions to the health care practitioner.
  • Recorded vital signs, weights, and blood sugars, assisted with patient care, assisted physician with paperwork and patients
  • Obtain and report patients' vital signs: blood pressure, respiratory rate, pulse and temperature (oral).
  • Monitor vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse, lab draws, tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Obtain and record/chart vital signs, weights, meal consumption, liquid intake, and daily BM and urine amounts.
  • Performed and recorded vital signs and all parameters of end stage renal disease as per DaVita policy and/or state regulations.

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15. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Provided quality customer service by making patients feel comfortable during treatments while monitoring for medical complications and technical problems.
  • Recognized opportunities to provide good customer service and demonstrates courtesy in all interactions; effectively exchanges straightforward information.
  • Provide exceptional customer service and care by recognizing and taking ownership of potential problems and resolving them efficiently.
  • Assisted nurses and providers with direct customer service-oriented patient care observing and reporting patient changes and abnormal findings
  • Commended for customer service, effective team collaboration, patient relations and consistent delivery of empathetic care.
  • Received monthly recognition from fellow staff members and patients for providing outstanding patient-centered care and customer service.
  • Received an Exceptional Customer Service Award for exceeding expectation leading to extraordinary Patient Feedback.
  • Power of One documentation from coworkers and patients regarding personal excellent customer service.
  • Provided exceptional customer service to patients and also assisted patients with resolving issues.
  • Supported and promoted an environment that was conductive to quality customer service.
  • Received numerous commendations for customer service from both management and former patients.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to ensure patients and family members remain satisfied.
  • Paged on-call physicians as needed as well as telephone customer service/assistance.
  • Increased patient satisfaction scores through exemplary customer service and rapport building.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments utilizing exceptional customer service and phone etiquette.
  • Provided prompt, courteous customer service and professionally resolved customer issues.
  • Communicated efficiently with nursing staff to provide excellent customer service.
  • Delivered exceptional nursing assistance, patient care and customer service.
  • Provided exceptional customer service to patients and their family members.
  • Provide excellent customer service to each individual including family members.

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16. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Floated to all floors of the hospital including Rehabilitation, Medical/Surgical, Emergency, Maternity and Telemetry.
  • Assigned to the Cardiac Unit and responsible for monitoring and interpretation of cardiac telemetry recording and documentation.
  • Monitored heart rhythm pattern using telemetry equipment and posted information into patient's records.
  • Served as preceptor to telemetry unit Monitor/Patient Care Technicians; responsible for scheduling.
  • Worked neurology/telemetry unit with twenty-two patients taken care of per day.
  • Acted as back-up monitor technician and monitored approximately 45 telemetry patients.
  • Analyzed and interpreted cardiac rhythms for clients connected to telemetry monitors.
  • Direct patient care on a medical/surgical/telemetry unit under supervision of RN.
  • Telemetry-Performed duties includes monitoring a continuous electrocardiogram, and analyzed rhythms.
  • Monitored and accurately documented Cardiac rhythms for a Medical/ surgical/telemetry unit.
  • Supported nursing staff with care of patients on medical/surgical/telemetry unit.
  • Monitored patients on telemetry while measuring and interpreting strips.
  • Trained in cardiac telemetry monitoring at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
  • Watched Telemetry Monitors and patient cameras for patient safety.
  • Applied appropriate monitoring equipment to maintain adequate telemetry reports.
  • Monitored telemetry patients and reported abnormal EKG findings.
  • Discovered, troubleshot, and resolved telemetry interruptions.
  • Monitored, interpreted, and documented telemetry rhythms.
  • Serve as monitor technician for telemetry monitoring.
  • Assisted patients on a Medical/Surgical Telemetry Unit.

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17. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Managed 30+ patients medical records, following all regulatory compliance on confidentiality and filed/retrieved patient files during office hours.
  • Provided office management by handling medical records, appointment control, telephone technique, written communication, inventory and
  • Audited patient's medical record for any discrepancies, made sure medical records adhered to Medicare/Medicaid guidelines.
  • Obtained patient and insurance information for admission into the hospital and entered data into medical records system.
  • Monitor vitals, maintaining electronic medical records, diagnosing and resolving medical record software issues.
  • Administered prescribe medications to patients and maintained related medical records under supervision of registered nurse.
  • Maintained confidentially and security of medical records according to HIPPA rules and regulations.
  • Follow all HIPAA protocols when submitting any electronic medical records maintenance requests.
  • Utilize computerized system to appropriately retrieve charts from the Medical Records Department.
  • Performed secretarial duties along with transcribing orders to electronic medical records.
  • Maintained accurate patient medical records by filing both manually and electronically.
  • Input data into computer systems and maintained medical records.-Maintained water purifying systems
  • Reviewed patient medical records for complete accuracy, and regulatory compliance.
  • Maintain patient records and charts by accurately documenting medical records.
  • Reviewed patients Medical Records for errors and update patient information.
  • Request all medical records, review incoming medical records/ correspondence.
  • Maintained written records and prepared reports in Electronic Medical Records.
  • Maintained admitted/discharged patients medical charts for preparation to Medical Records.
  • Initiate and maintains the medical records while observing patient confidentiality.
  • Documented detailed patient information and accurately maintained medical records.

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18. Laboratory Specimens

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Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Collect laboratory specimens, ensuring proper and safe collection of laboratory specimens according to guidelines outlined by CLIA.
  • Assist patients with bladder and bowel elimination programs and collection of laboratory specimens.
  • Monitored and recorded patients' vital signs and collected laboratory specimens for testing.
  • Prepared laboratory requisitions for prescribed or stat laboratory specimens according to laboratory destination.
  • Collected laboratory specimens, maintained standard precautions, and utilized customary equipment.
  • Obtain laboratory specimens from patients to be tested by laboratory technicians.
  • Obtain and transport laboratory specimens and patient belongings as ordered.
  • Assist in collection of laboratory specimens.
  • Acquired skills in taking laboratory specimens.
  • Prepare laboratory specimens for delivery.
  • Collect and identify laboratory specimens.
  • Collected and sent laboratory specimens.
  • Measured vital signs, collected laboratory specimens, filed important documents, and documented information in patients' charts.
  • Obtain and prepare laboratory specimens when required weekly, monthly, and on an as needed basis.
  • Collected laboratory specimens such as blood, urine, and feces for testing.
  • Obtain patient blood samples, handle and process all patient laboratory specimens.
  • Cared for postpartum mothers, patient teaching, and collecting laboratory specimens.
  • Collected blood, tissues, and other laboratory specimens for testing.
  • Obtained and prepared patient laboratory specimens such as blood.
  • Collect, label, and transport laboratory specimens.

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19. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Completed patient registration, insurance verification, co-payment collection, and data entry and billing inquiry functions.
  • Maintained accurate computerized data entry and directed staff to provide timely patient care.
  • Gathered, organized, and entered clinical information into proton data entry system.
  • Participated in the transition of patient records from paperless documentation and data entry
  • Performed timely data entry into designated clinical application.
  • Performed basic computer and data entry
  • Performed data entry of lab orders given by doctors Received in bound calls as well as placed out going consultation calls.
  • Performed task such as take vital signs, patient weights, Intake and Output Answered call lights and phones Data entry Filling
  • Draw blood from dialysis patients and employees when needed, vital signs on patients, wound care, and data entry
  • Carry out clerical and administrative assignment to support nursing staff, such as data entry, and verify insurance.
  • Performed a variety of clerical tasks such as answering the phone, filing, copying, and data entry.
  • Performed administrative duties including data entry, updating the patient charts, generated reports and briefed oncoming nursing staff.
  • Assisted with the patient's personal hygiene and meals and responsible for data entry of all medical information.
  • Answer phones, data entry into electronic medical record, faxing and printing documents for various entities.
  • Answered incoming calls, routed callers, performed data entry, light typing and filing.
  • Assisted Access Manager with data entry for patient records and ensure that information is accurate.
  • Assist secretarial staff with filing, telephone, data entry/orders, and updating patient files.
  • Used data entry to input billing codes to correctly charge patients for surgical procedure.
  • Well experienced in computer and paper data entry of patient status in the hospital.
  • General office duties including data entry of patient information, and entering doctor's orders

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20. Patient Rooms

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Here's how Patient Rooms is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Assisted with the maintenance of supplies and equipment, including assisting with keeping patient rooms clean, stocked, and orderly.
  • Ensured patient rooms are stocked with water/ice, clean, organized, and free from dirty linen or trash.
  • Called patient rooms, and took orders for breakfast, lunch and dinner based off patient's diet.
  • Provide organization of patient rooms, transport patients around and off unit, transport specimens for staff.
  • Compiled department census of patients, answered telephones and intercom calls, directed visitors to patient rooms.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment both in patient rooms and in front nurse's station.
  • Take regular vital signs, assist nurses, set up patient rooms, and various other tasks.
  • Maintained patient rooms per facility procedures and partners with other staff members to provide excellent patient care.
  • Perform EKG's* Perform finger-stick BGL's* Responsible for stocking supplies and cleaning patient rooms and department as needed
  • Prepared and set up supplies, instruments and equipment needed in patient rooms prior to treatment.
  • Assisted patients to patient rooms, x-ray, and other departments in the hospital as needed.
  • Assisted in nursery with weighing, feeding and cleaning newborns, stocked patient rooms and nursery.
  • Maintained sanitary, neatness, and safety conditions of patient rooms in compliance with mandatory regulations.
  • Tidy patient rooms, linen change and other duties that are needed by the medical staff.
  • Prepared patient rooms prior to arrivals, and kept patient and work areas neat and well-stocked.
  • Restock patient rooms with personal hygiene items, such as towels, soap, and toothpaste.
  • Maintained patient rooms and used a proprietary database system to capture and retrieve patient data.
  • Initiated oxygen, vital sign monitoring, EKG, and other devices in patient rooms.
  • Assist with walking, making beds and keeping patient rooms clean, neat and tidy.
  • Assisted with cleaning and stocking patient rooms with general room supplies and ensuring maximum cleanliness.

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21. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Supervised practicum of newly hired and recently promoted Patient Care Technicians.
  • Maintain expertise in subject area and recommends improvements in curriculum design.
  • Communicated with patients tot provide emotional support in difficult times.
  • Implemented computer based simulation supplemental instruction to curriculum.
  • Attended extracurricular workshops offered by SFHS Education dept.
  • Supported patients and families through difficult hospitalizations.
  • Floated to cardiac, orthopedic, neurology, ICU, medical-surgical and others to assist physicians and nurses with patient care.
  • Assist patients with particular issues or needs, by answer patient call signals, signal lights to determine patients' needs.
  • Transformed difficult clients into loyal, repeat patients by leveraging strengths in premium service delivery and ability to find productive resolutions.
  • Commended for multitasking abilities; frequently assigned the most difficult areas of the hospitals including intensive care and step down units.
  • Direct Care of patients in the ICU, performing vital signs, baths, and other duties assigned by the RN.
  • Teach students materials from approved curriculum while adjusting the teaching style to fit the knowledge and level of the students.
  • Communicated among various levels of hospital personnel to ensure the highest quality of patient care in a 16 bed ICU.
  • Provided daily checks of the crash carts for all codes in ICU/CCU, did inventory and restocked our supply rooms.
  • Worked in various units including: pediatrics, children's rehab, ICU, ER, and Medical Surgical unit.
  • Worked alongside Doctors, Nurses and other health care professionals to provide patient care in the Neonatal and NICU unit.
  • Completed Patient Care Technician program and on to work in the medical/surgery department as well as the pediatrics ICU department.
  • Serve on leadership committee to help facilitate smooth integration of cardiac ICU and step-down unit into a universal unit.
  • Support and educate the family of the patients on how to care for patients in difficult and emotional times.
  • Established a Lifestyle Rehabilitation Program for clients and their families to better understand and cope with a difficult situation.

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22. Transport Patients

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Here's how Transport Patients is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Transport patients from Emergency Department to desired destination in hospital when being admitted.
  • Transport patients to desired location in radiology
  • Transport patients to/from assigned appointment.
  • Assist with activities of daily living: eating, bathing, provide wound care, transport patients and gather post-procedural data.
  • Transport patients from PACU, run specimens to pathology, key in charges/orders, and proficient with McKesson digital charting.
  • Record oral intakes and measure urinary output, collect specimens for tests, and transport patients for designated medical testing.
  • Provide surgery department support to nurses and doctors, transport patients, stock anesthesia cart before and after surgeries.
  • Assist patients in and out of bed, in ambulation, and transport patients throughout the residence via wheelchair.
  • Transport patients, enter orders into computer for blood work, x-rays and communicate with bed control regarding patient placement
  • Answer phone calls, transport patients, arrange transfers and patient admissions, stock Emergency Department, etc.
  • Transport patients to and from surgery from various areas of the hospital in accordance to age specific criteria.
  • Transport patients, monitor and document vital signs, check blood sugar levels, and discontinue IV's.
  • Take vital signs, assist patients with activities, transport patients and records appropriately on patient records.
  • Transport patients to other departments in hospital by wheelchair, cardiac chair, or in hospital bed.
  • Clean areas of access using antiseptic solution and transport patients in and out of dialysis room.
  • Transport patients, pick up supplies, answer phones, and put orders in as needed.
  • Help therapist with patients transport patients outside to the door take blood pressure before seeing therapist daily
  • Assist during nerve blocks, transport patients, removal/replacement of sharps containers, clean patients.
  • Cleaned rooms, change bed linens and transport patients from hospital rooms to procedure rooms.
  • Prepare rooms for new admission, transport patients within the hospital for test and procedures.

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23. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment by utilizing PPE, infection-control procedures appropriately.
  • Completed required documentation and assisted in maintenance of a healthful and safe environment.
  • Facilitate a creative and safe environment with diversified and stimulating recreational activities.
  • Maintained a safe environment for physiologically and psychologically compromised patients.
  • Maintained a safe environment and minor housekeeping in patient rooms
  • Provided a safe environment for patients in neurosurgery unit.
  • Maintained open communication with security to provide safe environment.
  • Maintained safe environment by following JCAHO safety protocols.
  • Contributed to providing a safe environment with decreased falls through hourly rounding, bed alarms and assisting patients to the bathroom.
  • Keep a safe environment every time, for keeping children free from injury, danger, and threat of harm.
  • Worked as part of a team to ensure excellent customer service, and maintain clean and safe environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of appropriate equipment and supplies to provide quality patient care and a safe environment.
  • Maintained a safe environment, equipment setup and cleaning, Ordered and maintained unit supplies as needed.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment; wash/fold laundry; change bedding; prepare food as needed.
  • Collaborated with teams to improve patient care, and maintain a safe environment for patients and staff.
  • Maintained a safe environment for patients and staff in accordance to the hospital's standard of care.
  • Provide focused one on one care & ensure safe environment for clients at risk for injury.
  • Provided a safe environment for patients as an agency employee in all environment's and facilities.
  • Maintain an organized, clean, and safe environment while assisting with personal care for patients.
  • Assist in routine inspections of client's rooms to ensure a clean and safe environment.

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24. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Document observations appropriately and notifying charge nurse.
  • Maintain direct communication with Charge Nurse
  • Observed, recorded patients' physical, mental and emotional status to the attending Physician and charge nurse (RN).
  • Checked and documented vital signs; height, weight, blood pressure and temperature; reported any changes to charge nurse.
  • Assisted patients with dressing changing treatments and/or self-administered medications ordered by the attending Physician and supervised by the Charge Nurse.
  • Worked individually with mental and trauma patients, recording pain score, vital signs as directed by the charge nurse.
  • Perform various tasks assigned by the charge nurse including vital signs, patients' weights, applying creams, etc.
  • Observed patients and conducted machine safety checks according to facility policies, reported changes or unusual findings to Charge nurse.
  • Worked together with a charge nurse and a team of others to provide patients with renal failure, adequate dialysis.
  • Assisted with patient activities and care as assigned by the charge nurse as indicated by patient's plan of care.
  • Record proper information into computers for review by charge nurses, including half hour rounds during the extent of treatment.
  • Recorded patient progress and information in charts; collected and reported patient data, complaints, anomalies to charge nurse.
  • Take frequent vitals, Observe breathing patterns of babies, color changes and reports problems to the Charge nurses.
  • Coordinated with fellow technicians and charge nurse to provide equipment and supplies needed for each patient and patient room.
  • Performed a wide range of duties to include quality assurance, equipment management and workload reporting to charge nurse.
  • Observed patient's condition and reported immediately any unknown signs, symptoms, or unusual occurrences to Charge Nurse.
  • Maintain close communication with the Charge Nurse, House Supervisor, Manager, and Director to ensure procedure compliance.
  • Monitor patients post operation care by checking their vital signs frequently and reporting any abnormal findings to charge nurse.
  • Carry out special orders or treatments as directed by the Charge Nurse, including: Special skin care.
  • Assist charge nurse with inserting catheters, dressing changes, obtaining specimens for testing and obtaining vital signs.

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25. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Completed hourly observation for each client monitoring physical and emotional well-being and reported unusual behavior or physical ailments to medical staff.
  • Collaborate with licensed medical employees and other medical staff to accurately identify and meet patient education goals.
  • Maintained medical patients charts and provided medical information to doctor and medical staff.
  • Change dressings on orthopedic postoperative patients and alerts medical staff of any abnormalities.
  • Assisted medical staff in changing dressings and conducting patient examinations.
  • Communicated with family members and medical staff while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Organize communication between patients and medical staff to create productive rapports
  • Excelled at patient interaction and communication with medical staff.
  • Aided medical staff in stabilizing patients during emergency situations.
  • Communicate appropriately with families and medical staff.
  • Interacted effectively with patients and medical staff.
  • Communicated issues to licensed medical staff.
  • Work consisted of checking patient's vital signs, blood sugar levels any other task requested by the medical staff.
  • Develop and distribute newsletters, brochures, or other printed materials to share information with patients or medical staff.
  • Record weight of patients, Record vital signs, such as blood pressure, as directed by medical staff.
  • Observe patients emotional, physical, spiritual and mental conditions and update any changes to the concerned medical staff.
  • Monitor patients who require continuous Cardiac monitoring, document and report any findings to the appropriate medical staff.
  • Prepared area by changing bedding and assisted patients for examinations, treatments, or procedures by medical staff.
  • Provided necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients during surgeries, procedures and exams.
  • Provided necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for a busy Oncology/Medical Surgery Unit.

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26. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Assisted patients with daily functions, monitored fluid intake and output levels, and ensured safety and well-being of patients.
  • Measured and recorded patient's fluid intake and output, obtained specimens, weights, and vital signs of patients.
  • Educate patient's on maintaining a healthy diet and fluid intake; to which help them lead a longer life.
  • Take vital signs, collect specimens, Performs Blood glucose testing, Measure and record fluid intake and output.
  • Measured and recorded vital signs and food and fluid intake and output; monitored glucose levels; drew blood.
  • Monitored and recorded fluid intake and output, reported general changes in patients' health condition to nursing staff.
  • Obtained and recorded patients' temperature, pulse, and blood pressure Monitored patient's fluid intake and output.
  • Record vital signs and fluid intake as well as assist with patient rotation to prevent deterioration of health.
  • Obtain and record vital signs, blood pressure, respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output.
  • Monitored the patient's food and fluid intake and accurately documented the results in the medical record.
  • Encourage more fluid intake as directed such as thickened liquids for those who have difficulty of swallowing.
  • Assisted with the assessment of client's general condition and observed for adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Monitored and recorded physical or mental changes on a daily basis, measured fluid intake and output.
  • Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration, assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Educated patients on an individual basis about appropriate fluid intake and food consumption and lab results.
  • Obtained daily weights for patients with congestive heart failure, and monitored fluid intake and output.
  • Assist with dietary needs such as feeding patients, calculating food and fluid intake and output.
  • Monitor vitals, measure blood sugar levels, and assist with ordering meals and fluid intake.
  • Encourage and educate patients on the importance of maintaining a healthy diet and minimizing fluid intake.
  • Monitored and recorded vital signs; noted fluid intake/output, weigh and measure patients.

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27. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Provided CNA nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures.
  • Worked alongside CNA to provide baths, change briefs, and obtain vital signs for all patients on 37-bed unit.
  • Performed CNA duties on the medical-surgical floor and floated to other departments as needed; while attending nursing school.
  • Worked as a CNA member of the Float Pool at a very busy Metropolitan Hospital while in school simultaneously.
  • Promoted to lead Certified Nurse Assistant, assisted all floor CNA's with training, duties, and education.
  • Provided full range of CNA patient care including: charting, lab collections, and responding to blue alerts.
  • Change Dressing: Sometimes the CNA also has to change non-sterile dressing and give massages to the patients.
  • Completed Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) course with classroom instruction and clinical care at a nursing home.
  • Performed CNA responsibilities, including taking and recording vital signs, observing, reporting, and documenting patient.
  • Perform multiple tasks within the scope of practice of a CNA of the care of the patients.
  • Monitored and supervised the daily routine medications and working alongside 15 certified nurse assistants (CNA).
  • Sample Collection: Collecting urine, stool and sputum samples for investigation is done by the CNA.
  • Assisted with care and comfort to patients in all departments of hospital as a CNA Float Tech.
  • Assist clinical staff in the care of Emergency Room and Medical-Surgical patients while training the CNA staff.
  • Worked as a student trainee on the Stroke Rehabilitation Unit in preparation for the CNA exam.
  • Provided Patient Care Assistant/CNA coverage at local area hospitals; assisted in nursing care to patients.
  • Transport patients, feedings, assistant to registered nurses, CNA's and other staff members.
  • Helped residents with daily care: Ordered and Dispensed medication: All other required CNA duties
  • Provided all aspects of patient care within the scope of practice of a CNA.
  • Perform other job responsibilities as appropriate to the scope of care as a PCT/CNA.

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28. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Assisted residents with daily living activities; monitored their vital signs; administered their medication; performed basic nursing assistant duties
  • Provided care for clients with developmental disabilities including assistance with medication administration, daily living activities and emotional support
  • Assisted patient's daily living activities, including personal hygiene, necessary positioning and ambulation.
  • Provided physical support, assisted patients with performing daily living activities
  • Helped patients with daily living activities after delivery.
  • Assisted mentally handicapped patients with daily living activities.
  • Helped residents with daily living activities
  • Assisted patients with assisted daily living activities such as, bathing, personal hygiene needs, mobility, and nutritional needs.
  • Assisted patients with their daily living activities, obtained patients vital signs, and collected specimen as per registered nurse instructions.
  • Assist with daily living activities such as bathing, shaving, oral care and getting in and out of bed.
  • Assist with activities of daily living activities (hygiene, toileting, nutritional meals, and basic housekeeping).
  • Assisted nurses in all aspects of patient care, vital signs, ambulation and daily living activities for patients.
  • Performed various service duties and routine technical tasks such as assisting patients with basic hygiene and daily living activities.
  • Assisted with daily living activities which included, but not limited to bathing, dressing, and eating.
  • Assisted patients with daily living activities and ensured that patients and their families were provided with excellent care.
  • Assisted nurses and patients with daily living activities including bathing, changing, cleaning, and feeding.
  • Helped consumers meet their personal goals, as well as assisting them with daily living activities.
  • Assist patients with their daily living activities and help them maintain a sense of independence.
  • Supported patients with daily living activities such as eating, personal hygiene, and grooming.
  • Experience serving chronically ill patients, including assisting with daily living activities and household tasks.

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29. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety environmental, and infection control standards.
  • Administered medication, assisted with personal hygiene, nutrition, elimination needs, rehabilitation and safety & infection control procedures.
  • Chart data into computerized record with exceptional customer service and adhering to all safety and infection control policies.
  • Transported patients safely and efficiently between various departments; followed the appropriate transfer technique and isolation/infection control procedures.
  • Executed infection control protocols to proactively avoid mishaps, misdiagnosis, and/or unnecessary infections when at all possible.
  • Followed universal precautions, proper infection control, sanitation and safety standards of practice in all work activities
  • Provided a comforting and soothing environment, ensuring safety and well-being, also following infection control procedures.
  • Maintained established departmental/policies, procedures, objectives, performance Improvement and patient safety, and infection control.
  • Monitored clients with various medical conditions, practicing infection control protocol and focusing on patient safety.
  • Followed policies and procedures for infection control and facility safety in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Followed infection control standard precautions and safety policies per company state and federal regulations.
  • Insert and pull dialysis fistula needles while maintaining aseptic dialysis infection control precautions.
  • Disinfect all equipment intended for patient use per company protocol and infection control policy
  • Incorporated public health monitoring through infection control evaluation procedures and structured protocol.
  • Performed proper isolation techniques when necessary and adhered to infection control standards.
  • Practice patient, environmental and infection control and safety procedures and precautions.
  • Demonstrate awareness of proper infection control practice by using Universal precautions.
  • Ensured that patient equipment was disinfected properly according infection control policies.
  • Manipulated Microsoft Excel for infection control data collection and daily reports.
  • Displayed proficient use of medical terminology and infection control standard precautions.

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30. Medical Equipment

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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Maintain documentations for patient health history and treatment information, Set-up, operate and, maintain medical equipment effectively.
  • Provided indirect patient care including cleaning and sanitizing medical equipment and transporting patient specimens to clinical laboratories.
  • Delivered medical equipment and assembled them also gave important instructions on how to use and safety
  • Assisted with medication regimen, diet restrictions, recommended medical equipment and exercise.
  • Performed basic maintenance of medical equipment; maintained supply and nutritional inventory.
  • Performed maintenance and repairs on medical equipment to provide customer satisfaction.
  • Prepped patients for surgery, collected specimens and sterilized medical equipment.
  • Disassembled, Sterilized and reassembled medical equipment after each procedure.
  • Operated medical equipment and assisted practitioners in performing medical procedures.
  • Handle the sterilization and preparation of medical equipment and producers.
  • Maintained and stock general emergency room medical equipment and supplies
  • Perform basic operation and maintenance of medical equipment.
  • Learned medical equipment and safety protocols in hospital.
  • Delivered oxygen and medical equipment to patients' homes
  • Monitor cardiology machines and other medical equipment.
  • Sterilize all medical equipment through autoclave.
  • Operated medical equipment including EKG machines.
  • Maintained and sanitized all medical equipment.
  • Maintain and operate medical equipment.
  • Prepare and monitor medical equipment.

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31. Physician Orders

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Here's how Physician Orders is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Processed patient information upon patient arrival by assembling patient chart, translated and processed physician orders, answered incoming calls.
  • Assured physician orders were accurately transcribed, diagnostic tests were scheduled and assured order completion while collaborating with nursing staff.
  • Transcribe Physician orders; obtain/record vital signs; collect/label specimens; assist with activities of daily living; schedule appointments/consultations
  • Monitor patient condition for signs of decomposition Obtain patient samples per physician orders Maintain patient records and accurate charting
  • Delivered reports and physician orders, and facilitate communication with nursing and radiology staff and physicians.
  • Handled patient records and accessed hospital information system, entered physician orders and scheduled procedure.
  • Complete care if when necessary Input physician orders verbally and electronically.
  • Transcribe and document physician orders and other relevant information.
  • Prepared and administered medications to patients per Physician orders.
  • Transcribed and entered physician orders into the hospital database.
  • Generated and archived paper/electronic medical record and physician orders.
  • Initiated and concluded patient treatment according to physician orders.
  • Enter physician orders in clinical information system.
  • Transcribe physician orders into Epicenter System.
  • Ensured implementation of physician orders.
  • Organized medication samples in physician's office, distributed samples to patients per physician orders, and ensured proper chart documentation.
  • Performed Patient Care on Intensive Care Unit and Medical/Surgical Unit * Transcribed Physician Orders * Prepared Patient Charts and Medication Administration Records
  • Answered phones, put together charts, processed physician orders, scheduled follow up appointments and alerted physicians of consults.
  • Used multiple computer programs to enter patient data, schedule follow-up appointments, collect and process physician orders.
  • Translate Physician orders, Nurse notes for the critically ill patients, provide exceptional hospitality care to patients.

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32. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Received emergency phone calls and dispatched ambulance, helicopter, and emergency medical technicians.
  • Answered telephone calls, exercising courtesy and diplomacy.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls for emergency department
  • Directed visitors and answered telephone calls.
  • Fax, copy, email, direct visitors to units, answer incoming phone calls from patient families doctors and staff.
  • Signed patients in, collect insurances and copay, assisted in procedures and handle phone calls with patients and doctors offices.
  • Answer incoming phone calls, place calls to consulting physicians, and assist the physicians by placing orders into the computer.
  • Assist in stocking and preparing supplies, filing, responding to phone calls, patient scheduling, and patient transport plans.
  • Answer telephone calls/relay messages, assist guests/patients, nursing staff and physicians, coordinate admission, discharge and transfer notices.
  • Started out as a switchboard operator where I worked for two years gaining experience in answering and transferring phone calls.
  • Greet patients and visitors; answers telephone calls; files, distributes mail and performs other general clerical duties.
  • Received and screened phone calls and patients upon arrival; furnish requested information or refer caller/patient to appropriate staff.
  • Do basic secretary work, answer and redirect phone calls to appropriate person, order supplies when needed.
  • Answered phone calls, delivered messages to nurses, and scheduled patient appointments for the five doctors.
  • Answer all incoming phone calls for Dr. and institute refills and follow-ups with pharmacies and nursing facilities.
  • Answer and make phone calls and direct calls to the appropriate team member for excellent patient care.
  • Trained as unit secretary, answering phone calls inputting computer orders, making sure charts were updated.
  • Managed High volumes of phone calls with courtesy - coordinated bed assignments with admissions and nursing unit.
  • Answer phone calls and handle them in a professional and timely manner File forms & correspondence.
  • Operate multiple line phones for incoming phone calls and transfer to the specific person or department.

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33. Vascular Access

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Here's how Vascular Access is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Evaluated patients vascular access during treatment including arterial and venous monitoring pressures; provided appropriate intervention as needed.
  • Documented activity appropriately, collected patient data, monitored and document status of vascular accesses.
  • Provide support in vascular access management, patent records management and safety administration management.
  • Provided ongoing patient support, oversight and education related to vascular access.
  • Evaluated vascular access for potency.
  • Monitored and documented status of vascular access, documented patient observation and seek guidance when levels are out of normal range.
  • Collect vascular access flow data for all patients in the clinic and schedule vascular access placement and revision as required.
  • Collect patient data: monitor and document status of vascular accesses, review Receive patient into treatment area.
  • Collect patient data: monitor and document status of vascular accesses, review lab work, etc.
  • Assess vascular accesses for signs and symptoms of anything particularly unusual or signs and symptoms of infection.
  • Evaluated patients' vascular access before, during, and after treatment including arterial and venous monitoring pressures
  • Served as a resource person as well mentor on vascular access questions and other related issues.
  • Maintained equipment, monitored water treatment, monitored vascular access as well as patient care.
  • Obtain homeostasis of vascular access following removal of needles and apply appropriate dressings.
  • Experience assessing vascular accesses and grafts for signs and symptoms of infection.
  • Assess and prepare vascular access and properly connect patient access to tubing.
  • Evaluate patients' vascular access during treatment both arterial and venous.
  • Monitored status of vascular access, lab work and patient response.
  • Schooled patients in vascular access care and renal diet requirements.
  • Checked vascular accesses and reported any problems to charge nurse.

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34. Oral Hygiene

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Here's how Oral Hygiene is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Provide direct patient care (bathing, bed making, feeding, and oral hygiene, turning and positioning patients).
  • Provide patients care services in safe and high quality manner, such as bathing, and oral hygiene of vented patients.
  • Assisted patients with personal hygiene and grooming by bathing patients, providing denture care and oral hygiene, and dressing/undressing patients.
  • Performed many patient care tasks like, bathing, dressing, oral hygiene, giving medications and bolus feeding through g-tube.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding, transferring, dressing, ambulation and crutch walking.
  • Perform direct care to patient including bathing, toileting, oral hygiene, incontinent care, and bed making.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, toileting, oral hygiene, and linen change.
  • Assist with personal cleanliness, oral hygiene, making beds and straightening rooms.
  • Assist patient with grooming, oral hygiene, bathing and incontinence care.
  • Help assist patients with personal care, bathing, oral hygiene.
  • Assist with direct patient care procedures including bathing and oral hygiene.
  • Administer oral hygiene per patient personalized care plans.
  • Assist with bathing, oral hygiene.
  • Help patient with oral hygiene.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, fee Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.

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35. Oncology

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Here's how Oncology is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Perform direct and indirect patient care within the Oncology/Surgical Department under supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Provided direct support in numerous units including Medical/Surgical, Orthopedics, Pediatrics and Oncology.
  • Worked on medical floors with the occasional surgical patient and oncology patient
  • Provide compassionate medical care to patients on a Medical/Oncology unit.
  • Provided direct care to patients of medical and oncology hospital services
  • Worked orthopedics, gynecology, oncology and medical surgical unit.
  • Provided medical assistance to Oncology patients within the hospital.
  • Provided compassionate care for patients on a Medical/Surgical/Oncology floor.
  • Admitted oncology patients for scheduled chemotherapy and radiation appointments.
  • Obtain specimens for testing on the hematology/oncology patients.
  • Provided basic nursing care to pediatric oncology/hematology patients.
  • Worked on pediatric oncology and kidney/liver transplant floor.
  • Worked in both medical and radiology oncology.
  • Assist in other areas of the hospital when needed including Special Care, Vascular, Renal Diabetic, Pulmonary and Oncology.
  • Assist with direct patient care related to orthopedics and oncology in hospital setting to ensure physical and mental needs were met.
  • Provide Patient Care to children in the Oncology Unit in the hospital with taking down vitals and intake/outputs through the shift.
  • Assisted in activities of daily living for patients on the oncology and medical surgical floors, managed disposal of medical waste.
  • Assigned to the Oncology unit, Duties included but were not limited to interactions with patients, families, and staff.
  • Assisted in making a better candidate in Oncology when moving to a busier, higher skill position at Glens Falls Hospital
  • Experience in several units, such as Oncology, Same Day Surgery, Pre-Admit Testing, and the Emergency Department.

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36. Catheter Care

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Here's how Catheter Care is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Provided proper catheter care according to policy and procedures.
  • Perform Foley catheter care, including inserting/removing.
  • Provided catheter care and administered heparin.
  • Performed basic patient care including vital signs, catheter care, passing trays and assisted with infant care and administrative duties.
  • Obtain vitals, assist with toileting, catheter care, wound care, physical therapy, assist in codes as needed.
  • Worked with patients by giving a full/partial bath, catheter care, collecting urine/fecal samples, and collecting vital signs.
  • Performed Foley catheter care, insertion and removal, collects label and delivers specimens to diagnostic lab per hospital policy.
  • Managed 10-15 patients, including bathing, catheter care, turning patients and assisting the nurses on the unit.
  • Feed patients, bathe them, performed catheter care, assisted wounds, and brush their teeth.
  • Recorded vital signs, height, weight, input/output, and handled wound care and catheter care.
  • Assisted the medical staff with patient hygiene, wound/catheter care, glucose testing and minor medical procedures.
  • Instruct students on patient care, vital signs, catheter care, and wound change.
  • Assisted nurses with cleaning rectal tube, G-tube, J-tube, and regular catheter care.
  • Assisted nurses in minor procedures including catheter care, wound care, and skin assessments.
  • Performed range of motion, catheter care, and intake and output measuring.
  • Provide Foley Catheter care, to ensure patient is prevented from an infection.
  • Work in teams with doctors and nurses in catheter care and dressing changes.
  • Perform catheter care such as dressing changes, heparin block administration and removal.
  • Provided basic patient care - bathing, feeding, and catheter care.
  • Administered enemas, colostomy care, and Foley catheter care.

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37. Bladder Scans

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Here's how Bladder Scans is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Assisted or performed under RN supervision in enemas, sterile and non-sterile insertion of bladder scans, removal of urinary catheters.
  • Perform vital signs, surgery preps, EKG, bladder scans, catheters, stocking of supplies, IV removals.
  • Monitor vitals, bladder scans, EKG, assist with personal care, chart care, post mortuary care,
  • Blood draws, EKG's, blood glucose, bladder scans and learned patient entry and medical filing responsibilities
  • Performed various technical procedures including monitoring oxygen, blood glucose, providing skin care, and bladder scans.
  • Obtained vital signs, glucose checks, * Performed bladder scans, catheterized patients, daily medical charting
  • Perform bladder scans and assist with catheter insertion and dressing changes as needed by the nurse.
  • Assisted patients with elimination needs, catheter care, inserts catheters, performs bladder scans.
  • Performed EKG's, bladder scans, blood glucose tests and transported patients to procedures.
  • Perform 12 lead EKG's and bladder scans as instructed by the nursing staff.
  • Advanced knowledge in performing vital signs, bladder scans, Electrocardiogram, and POC.
  • Performed EKG's, bladder scans, and promptly delivered results to RN.
  • Perform EKG's, ultrasonic bladder scans and monitoring vital signs as needed.
  • Assisted nurses with catheter insertion, IV removal, EKG tests and bladder scans
  • Assisted nursing staff with wound care, braces, bladder scans etc.
  • Performed bladder scans to determine when patients needed catheters.
  • Operate ultrasound machine and residual machine for bladder scans.
  • Assisted with bladder scans and Foley Catheter insertions.
  • Perform bladder scans for bladder volume.
  • Performed vital signs and bladder scans.

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38. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Record accurate and timely information regarding vital signs and treatment parameters in the computer system with initial identification.
  • Notified patient of co-payments deductibles or deposits needed when applicable and documenting all information in computer system.
  • Performed administrative duties in the unit to include entering required patient information into computer systems.
  • Input patient information into a computer system and verify necessary physician referrals and insurance authorizations.
  • Transcribed physician orders, processed physician orders, and patient information into computer system.
  • Update patient benefit information in computer system and verify that existing information is accurate.
  • Input data obtained into computer system and communicate information to RN assigned under.
  • Gathered pertinent patient and insurance documentation in order to enter into computer system.
  • Collected physician orders and entered into computer systems using appropriate programs.
  • Documented patient history and other medical inquiries via computer system.
  • Enter patient care orders timely and accurately into computer system.
  • Obtain admission history, entering collected data into computer system.
  • Enter and retrieve laboratory information into the computer system.
  • Process and communicate information utilizing the hospital computer system.
  • Placed Patient Lab/Diet Orders into Hospital computer system
  • Recorded information into Monarch computer system.
  • Input patient information into computer system.
  • Recorded medication orders into computer system.
  • Document information into computer system.
  • Gained experience in working the unit desk, inputting information into the computer system, and, also, secretarial duties.

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39. Direct Supervision

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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Performed assigned patient care duties and responsibilities and assisted licensed nursing staff under direct supervision of Patient Care Manager.
  • Conducted maintenance therapy programs established by therapists and under the direct supervision of therapists.
  • Provided direct supervision to all consumers participating in the recreation and therapeutic programs.
  • Complete personal patient health care under direct supervision on staff Registered Nurses and physicians
  • Administered medication to residents under direct supervision of nursing and licensed medical staff.
  • Relieved clerical and receptionist duties for faculty under direct supervision.
  • Follow under direct supervision of Registered Nurse.
  • General dialysis duties under Direct supervision.
  • Worked independently with little direct supervision.
  • Provided direct patient care for assigned patients under direct supervision of two RN's, one MD and one CRNA.
  • Provide direct patient care under direct supervision of licensed practical nurse (LPN) or registered nurse (RN).
  • Performed basic functions as a nurse's assistant under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Assisted in the care for diverse group of patients, under the direct supervision of Registered Nurses.
  • Work with patients under the direct supervision of health care professionals, such as doctors or nurses.
  • Worked under direct supervision of the nursing staff to provide the best possible care to the patients.
  • Worked under the direct supervision of several anesthesiologist attending physicians as well as many CRNA's.
  • Operated quickly and efficiently under the direct supervision of the Head Nurse of the Emergency ward.
  • Worked under direct supervision of the Registered Nurse in accordance with the standards of practice.
  • Provide safe and effective dialysis therapy for patients under the direct supervision of a RN.
  • Provide direct clinical care to patients under the direct supervision of the provider and nurse.

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40. Hippa

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Here's how Hippa is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Performed administrative duties as needed including directing phone calls and organizing medical files while maintaining patient confidentiality and complying with HIPPA
  • Maintained the confidentiality of patient information in accordance with HIPPA and other regulatory requirements.
  • Implemented HIPPA compliance regulations and recognized for assisting other in maintaining standards
  • Maintain client confidentiality according to HIPPA standards and regulations.
  • Completed accurate documentation in compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Complied with HIPPA requirements and maintained all confidentiality.
  • Adhered to HIPPA requirements and maintained all confidentiality.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality following current HIPPA laws.
  • Follow HIPPA requirements and maintained all confidentiality.
  • Coordinated with doctors, nurses and administration to implement efficient care plan for patients that is consistent with all HIPPA regulations.
  • Comply with the Health Information Patient Privacy Act (HIPPA) on a daily basis to ensure patient privacy
  • Adhere to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) privacy policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to all hospital guidelines and government regulations including HIPPA Regulations, CLIA, and JCACHO.
  • Adhere to safety guidelines and comply with HIPPA standards in all patient documentation and interactions.
  • Set standards in customer service, and legal implications of patient and HIPPA regulations.
  • Update and maintain patient hospital charts in accordance with hospital protocol and HIPPAA laws.
  • Conformed to all OSHA and JCAHO guidelines for Universal Precaution and HIPPA regulations.
  • Explained patient rights as far as HIPPA, and other rights they had.
  • Ensured confidentiality as mandated by Care One Home Medical and HIPPA Privacy rules.
  • Maintained a high degree of ethics, integrity and confidentiality under HIPPA Guidelines.

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41. Respiration Rate

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Here's how Respiration Rate is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Blood pressure, pulse, respiration rate and run EKG's and blood draw as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Obtain and document vital signs such as : height, weight, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rate.
  • Measured heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate, blood-oxygen level, and EKG/ECG.
  • Monitor and record vital signs-temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration rates.
  • Take patient's temperate, pulse, and respiration rate.
  • Obtained blood pressure, temperature, respiration rate.
  • Collected and recorded patient's pre and post dialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure and respiration rate.
  • Performed EKG's, Hematests, glucose tests, respiration rate and temperature.
  • Prepared accurate documentation and recorded weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and also respiration rate !
  • Obtain patient vitals such as predialysis weight, tempertature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rate.
  • Record vital signs, such as tempatures,blood pressure, pulse and respiration rate.

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42. EMR

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Here's how EMR is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Scanned all appropriate documents into the EMR (electronic medical record) system such as government issued ID and insurance card.
  • Utilized interviewing skills in order to fill out patient's care programs/interests and organized/filed patient records manually and with EMR.
  • Measured vitals, performed EKG's, capillary sticks, bladder scans, room preparation, documented in EMR.
  • Empty Foley catheters, JP drains, accordion drains and record all input and output and document into EMR.
  • Staff scheduling and training EMR training CPR Provide customer service to patients, insurance companies, and physician offices.
  • Assisted Physician, vital signs, set/cleaned up exam rooms, removed casts and stitches, used EMR system
  • Entered orders in to EMR, drew blood and followed detailed medical orders to carry out small procedures.
  • Helped patients that came in for surgery by checking them in and updated demographic information in EMR.
  • Skilled abstraction of EMR for coding treatments in ICD9 and CPT4 and enter into software for billing.
  • Obtain vital signs and enter the data in the EMR in designated clinics with completed competencies.
  • Inventory, clerical, navigator, EMR Monitor and report all findings to the Nurse.
  • Skilled use of Microsoft Word, web-based systems, EMR's and practice management software.
  • Collected specimens, answered call lights, and entered vital signs into the EMR system.
  • Schedule, verify, cancel, and re-schedule appointments in MICRO MD EMR system.
  • Document objective findings in EMR, and give reports to the primary nurses-in-charge.
  • Used EMR to document patients' vitals and care provided throughout the shift.
  • Collected patient demographic and chief complaint information and entered into EMR system.
  • Access EMR's on a daily basis to assist with medical issues.
  • Obtain vitals and enter the data into the charts using EMR software.
  • Utilized Horizon Clinical / Horizon Expert Documentation (HED) EMR applications.

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43. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Supervised specific program activities, charting observations, assisting with orientation, and providing emotional support to clients.
  • Maintained complete and accurate documentation and determined priorities of care; provided emotional support to patient and families
  • Demonstrated excellent patient communication skills and provided emotional support for those with various illnesses.
  • Provided physical and emotional support to patients and their families during their hospitalizations.
  • Provided patients physical and emotional support while performing activities of daily living.
  • Provided emotional support and assisted with activities of daily living.
  • Provided emotional support and accommodated specials needs of patients accordingly.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support for patients on the Medical Unit.
  • Provided family members with emotional support when needed.
  • Provided emotional support to patients and family members.
  • Provide appropriate emotional support for patient and family.
  • Provide residents with important social and emotional support.
  • Provide psychological and emotional support to patients.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for patients.
  • Provide emotional support to patients/families.
  • Provide emotional support, comfort, and hygiene needs of patients receiving bone marrow transplants in order to facilitate healing.
  • Provided emotional support and caring companionship to psychiatry, pain, and substance abuse patients ensuring they always left smiling.
  • Communicated with patients in both English and Spanish to ascertain the need for assistance or social and emotional support.
  • Assessed postpartum conditions and provide proper emotional support to family members to ensure patient privacy is still kept safe.
  • Manage patient medical and physical needs as well as providing emotional support prior to, during and post treatment.

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44. Skin Care

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Here's how Skin Care is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Performed patient total care, including bathing, grooming, feeding, back and skin care, TED stockings and positioning.
  • Care for the incontinent patient aiding in keeping them dry, turned, and preventative skin care maintenance.
  • Assisted patients in completion of personal hygiene needs which include: bathing, skin care, grooming.
  • Performed wound and skin care, aided with daily living skills such as feeding and personal hygiene.
  • Trained in wound dressing, splinting, and skin care tactics, bathing and cleaning of patients.
  • Provide comfort measures such as oral hygiene, grooming, partial bed bath, and skin care.
  • Positioned patients for preventive skin care and gave range of motion activities as directed by the nurse.
  • Assist patients with completing personal hygiene needs including bathing, grooming, skin care and toileting needs.
  • Help manage skin care, bowel and bladder programs, and any pain patients may be experiencing.
  • Assist with personal hygiene such as bathing, care of mouth, hair and skin care.
  • Provided person-centered care for patients such as bathing, oral hygiene, toileting, skin care.
  • Help with toileting, skin care, mouth care, assist with bathing, eating etc.
  • Provided direct patient care with activities of daily living, skin care, patient and nurse support
  • Assisted or provided patients with bedside care like bathing, mouth care and skin care.
  • Provided daily skin care and vital signs to residents and reported all changes to RN.
  • Provide basic hygiene and skin care to patients, when needed performing postmortem care.
  • Provide skin care to maintain the health of the skin, Assist with Toileting.
  • Provide skin care for patients confined in bed for extended periods of time.
  • Assist nurses with patient daily treatments & wound care, skin care.
  • Skin Care Management - identifies potential and actual skin integrity problems.

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45. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Coordinate with nursing staff to deliver excellent patient care- Accurately chart patient electronic medical records- Follow proper HIPAA and OSHA regulations
  • Guaranteed patient confidence and protected operations by keeping patient care information confidential according to HIPAA standards.
  • Maintained confidentiality of all patient interactions per federal HIPAA standards.
  • Adhered to HIPAA guidelines by maintaining patient confidentiality
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhered to HIPAA requirements.
  • Maintained confidential correspondence adhering to HIPAA regulations.
  • Provide assistance to multiple patients during the day with one on one attention and maintaining patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA.
  • Maintained confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA regulations, provided excellent customer service, created, edited and proofread memos.
  • Expressed understanding of residence need to be treated with dignity and respect while following all HIPAA and OSHA guidelines.
  • Maintained compliance in areas such as OSHA, HIPAA, Coding issues and assisted in updating Policies & Procedures.
  • Comply with state and federal laws, keeping all the patient information confidential according to HIPAA laws.
  • Tracked orders ensuring the specified department received the orders to be performed, while following HIPAA regulations.
  • Helped implement practice's quality assurance and control program to ensure compliance with HIPAA and OSHA regulations.
  • Assisted the Nurse Manager performing all office duties, maintained records according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintained HIPAA compliance, state regulations, frequent quality inspections, and strict hospital standards.
  • Assist the sick and elderly, followed HIPAA Regulations for keeping patient information confidential.
  • Respond to patient questions regarding the Little Clinic procedures including explanation of HIPAA guidelines.
  • Complied constantly with HIPAA standards, Point of Care Testing, and Annual Competencies.
  • Maintain all HIPAA privacy policies while upholding all requirements of a Joint Commission Accreditation.
  • Maintained patient paper and electronic health records (EHR) according to HIPAA standards.

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46. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Delivered individualized care to patients, including administering dialysis, ensuring all physician orders and treatment plans were accurately executed.
  • Implemented comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate treatment of behavioral health problems.
  • Assess and evaluate patients and developed through individualized treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with nurses regarding implementation of treatment plans.
  • Followed individual treatment plans consistently.
  • Perform daily follow-up calls and reaffirm treatment plans with patients seen at the clinic at least 48 hours after appointments
  • Gauged patient progress by conducting assessment interview, using medical charts and blood levels, and monitoring treatment plans.
  • Consulted with physician and other medical staff regarding any possible change in the treatment plans of the patient.
  • Develop patient care plans and educate patients of their treatment plans and continuing nursing and medical needs.
  • Worked with a small team to document patient information including treatment plans and progress notes.
  • Served as liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients with understanding their treatment plans.
  • Assisted inpatient WOCN with wound care, assessments, treatment plans, and patient/nurse education.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans for patients with broad range of mental health issues.
  • Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors.
  • Communicate with the medical treatment staff to coordinate patient's treatment plans.
  • Gather information from Nurses and Physicians about patient condition and treatment plans.
  • Direct communication to nurse and doctors regarding patient condition and treatment plans.
  • Reviewed and implemented treatment plans in accordance with nurse and physician instructions.
  • Participate in patient assessments and assist in development of patient treatment plans.
  • Developed treatment plans along with patients and provided education post discharge.

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47. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Assist patients with all aspects of daily care, change bed linens (occupied and unoccupied) as required.
  • Take patient vital signs, bath, assist with feeding, toilet, change bed linens, and ambulate patients
  • Change bed linens or make beds, collect specimens, such as urine, feces, or sputum.
  • Changed bed linens; wash and iron patients' laundry, and sanitized patients' area daily.
  • Assist patients with non-medical needs including: answering call lights, bathing and changing patient bed linens.
  • Assisted patients/families with light housekeeping duties such as assisting with meals or changing bed linens.
  • Performed non sterile dressing changes, passed and collected bed pans, changed bed linens.
  • Purchased and prepared meals, changed bed linens, and other household chores.
  • Assured a clean household including bed linens, laundry, dishes, etc.
  • Changed bed Linens and assisted patients with daily hygiene regimen.
  • Change soiled linens, such as bed linens, drapes.
  • Changed bed linens and make up the patient's bed.
  • Cleaned rooms, bed pans, changed bed linens.
  • Passed and collected bed pans and changed bed linens.
  • Assisted in bathing, grooming and changing bed linens.
  • Change bed linens and process dirty linens properly.
  • Changed bed linens, answered patient call lights.
  • Change the patients bed linens daily.
  • Changed bed linens and directed visitors.
  • Changed bed linens and bathed patients.

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48. Pulse Rate

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Here's how Pulse Rate is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Obtained and recorded the patient's post dialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
  • Measure and record primary vital signs, including body temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiratory rate.
  • Monitored and recorded patients vitals every 30 minutes, including blood pressure, fluids being removed, and pulse rate.
  • Take routine blood pressure, temperature, respiratory rate, input/ output, blood glucose levels, pulse rate.
  • Assessed and recorded patient's blood pressure, pulse rate, weight, temperature, and respiratory rate.
  • Take and recorded patients post-dialysis weight, pulse rate, respiration rate, temperature and blood pressure.
  • Record vital statistics such as blood pressure, pulse rate, weight, temperature, and respiration.
  • Measured pulse rate, temperature and other essential parameters of the patients.
  • Place patients in exam rooms and take vitals: height, weight, blood pressure, pulse rate, etc.
  • Recorded predialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate and respiration rate.
  • Measured vital signs,such as pulse rate,temperature,blood pressure, weight and height.

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49. Medical Supplies

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Here's how Medical Supplies is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Performed data entry of patient information on required medical software and restocked medical supplies.
  • Perform administrative support by scheduling appointments and maintaining office and medical supplies.
  • Maintained medical supplies inventory medical room preparation and maintenance.
  • Managed extensive medical supplies inventory.
  • Completed and maintained inventory for clinic in all areas to include medical supplies, medications, office equipment and break room.
  • Prepared patients for their dialysis treatment took vital signs and accessed patients during their treatment and took inventory of medical supplies.
  • Maintained adequate levels of office, dietary, and medical supplies and completes requisition forms when supplies need to be ordered.
  • Ensured a safe and efficient environment for patient care by breaking down rooms after patient discharge and stocking medical supplies.
  • Filed paperwork, lab slips, and insurance information into the medical charts - Ordered and stocked medical supplies as needed
  • Contributed to a 20% increase in company savings through decreased waste of medical supplies and targeted use of scanning.
  • Acted as Central Supply Tech during the night shift and delivered medical supplies and equipment to different departments as requested.
  • Transcribed physician orders, ordered supplies, such as dietary snacks, ink, paper, and medical supplies.
  • Monitor and maintain stock level of medical supplies used for patient's medical processing and restocks as necessary.
  • Inventory and ordering of medical supplies, office supplies, and equipment, as well as equipment maintenance.
  • Provided for daily surveillance of quality, expiration date and disposal of medical supplies and quarterly inspections.
  • Determine, prepare and set up medical supplies and equipment for diagnostic, therapeutic and research procedures.
  • Assist patients with hygiene and mobility; admit and discharge patients, schedule appointments, stock medical supplies
  • Prepared examination rooms, arranged sterile instruments; and ensured rooms were stocked with appropriate medical supplies.
  • Measured fluid output, restocked medical supplies such as syringes, gauze, flushes, blankets.
  • Conduct all ordering of supplies for the unit; both of medical supplies and office supplies.

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50. Bed Baths

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Here's how Bed Baths is used in Patient Care Technician jobs:
  • Promote good personal hygiene by performing oral hygiene, nail care, assisting with bathing or bed baths, & grooming.
  • Provide basic patient care including bed baths, emptying Foley bags, assisting in ambulating patients and feeding patients requiring assistance.
  • Assisted nurses with daily care of patients, such as vital signs, transferring patients, bed baths, and feedings
  • Provide activities of daily living by assisting with meals, ambulation, turning, positioning, and bed baths
  • Assisted with blood draws, changing sterile dressings, bed baths, and inserting/removing Foley Catheters.
  • Provided assistance to patients, including am care, bed baths, ambulating, and feeding.
  • Bed baths, assist with oral care, dressing, feeding, and daily living.
  • Direct technical care such as turning patients, bed baths, ambulating patients after procedures.
  • Assisted patients with feeding, bed baths, oral care, toileting, and shaving
  • Provide patient hygiene such as bed baths, assistance with showering and oral care.
  • Bed baths, turning patients, assisting nurses in procedures and vital signs.
  • Assisted in bed baths/showers, feeding, transfers from bed to wheel chair.
  • Provide direct care such as bed baths to patients in the hospital.
  • Passed meal trays, assisted patients with showers or bed baths.
  • Provided routine bed baths and frequently changed linens.
  • Assist nurses or coworkers with bed baths.
  • Performed bed baths and promoted oral hygiene.
  • Perform bed baths, personal hygiene etc.
  • Bed baths and basic patient care.
  • Give showers and bed baths.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Patient Care Technician

Patient Care13.9%
Blood Pressure12.2%
EKG10.9%
Dialysis Treatment10.8%
Phlebotomy5.8%
RN5.4%
Personal Care4.9%
ADL4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Patient Care Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
11%
11%
2
2
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
9.6%
9.6%
3
3
EKG
EKG
8.6%
8.6%
4
4
Dialysis Treatment
Dialysis Treatment
8.6%
8.6%
5
5
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
4.6%
4.6%
6
6
RN
RN
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
Personal Care
Personal Care
3.9%
3.9%
8
8
ADL
ADL
3.7%
3.7%
9
9
IV
IV
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
3%
3%
11
11
Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Blood Sugars
Blood Sugars
2.6%
2.6%
13
13
CPR
CPR
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
2%
2%
15
15
Customer Service
Customer Service
2%
2%
16
16
Telemetry
Telemetry
2%
2%
17
17
Medical Records
Medical Records
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Patient Rooms
Patient Rooms
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
ICU
ICU
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Transport Patients
Transport Patients
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
CNA
CNA
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Infection Control
Infection Control
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Vascular Access
Vascular Access
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Oncology
Oncology
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Catheter Care
Catheter Care
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Bladder Scans
Bladder Scans
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Computer System
Computer System
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Direct Supervision
Direct Supervision
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Hippa
Hippa
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Respiration Rate
Respiration Rate
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
EMR
EMR
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Skin Care
Skin Care
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Pulse Rate
Pulse Rate
0.5%
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Medical Supplies
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