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Patient Care Tech

Requisition #

58824BR

Physical Location

Owatonna, Minnesota

Posted Date

10-Oct-2019

Schedule Type

Part-Time

Dept. Name

Medical Surgical Unit

Hours Per Week

30

Contract

Owatonna L113 Service Empls

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Owatonna Hospital, located south of the Twin Cities, offers inpatient and outpatient orthopedic, general, urology, plastic, ENT and ophthalmologic surgical services; inpatient mental health; birthing center; emergency medicine; and rehabilitation services through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM. With 331 employees, 163 physicians and 43 staffed beds, Owatonna Hospital serves approximately 42,000 inpatients and outpatients annually. The hospital is connected to Mayo Clinic Health System Owatonna and Koda Living Community, an 80-bed long- and short-term care facility.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 58824
  • Assists with ordering and restocking of supplies
  • Clerical duties
  • Assembles chart information
  • Assists with caregiving tasks as directed, e.g. assits with patient transport
  • Provides and promotes patient safety, comfort and privacy
  • Demonstrates proficiency in all hospital computer information systems as used by the unit.
  • Promptly attends to patient/family needs.
  • Addresses concerns and complaints as they arise, assisting with resolution.
  • Attends to patient needs giving full attention when providing care.
  • Answers patient call lights
  • Reports pertinent information to the staff nurse and charge nurse and other health care team members as appropriate
  • Completes measurements as trained and delegated according to critical elements of policy/procedures

Education

  • High school graduate or GED

Qualification/Skills

Experience
  • Previous hospital experience preferred
Skills
  • Uses communication techniques and adapts performance of skills to meet the needs of the patient/family/customer based on age and other special needs.
  • Ability to work independently and responsibly
  • Basic math and record keeping skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills including the ability to use a keyboard and mouse
  • Basic understanding of PC terminology, hardware, software, e-mail, and Windows toolbar functionality
Licensure:
  • Must be current on the MN CNA registry

Work Schedule

  • 30 hours/week
  • 12 hour Day/Night shift 6a-630p or 6p-630a
  • Every 3rd weekend rotation
  • 25 Bed Med-Surg/Special Care Unit (SCU)
  • Benefit eligible
  • L113 contract

Location/Community Information

Owatonna, located 45 minutes from Rochester and the Metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is ranked as the #2 small town in America with excellent schools, pleasant neighborhoods, and a variety of recreational activities. The Kaplan Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, swimming, fishing and canoeing. The Owatonna Arts Center, Little Theatre of Owatonna and the Sculpture Garden are available if your love is music and the arts. Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial firms. There are both public and private schools plus post-secondary and higher education programs. Owatonna provides the best of both worlds; a supportive and safe environment, affordable cost of living, outstanding school system, and easy access to all the amenities of big cities.

Owatonna:

  • Located 45 minutes from Rochester, Mankato and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area
  • Population = 25,000
  • Service Area = 60,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

58824BR
Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst