The perinatal services technician (PST) functions under the supervision of a licensed nurse providing direct personal care for the neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. The PST is trained to provide care for women of all childbearing ages and stable neonates.
Demonstrates respect and the highest standards of care for patients and all employees.
Provides service in a timely manner and with a cheerful attitude to all customers.
Performs as a productive team member who is continually working and producing results.
Consistently performs purposeful hourly rounding on all patients.
Uses effective communication with patients regarding tests, procedures, and medications.
Champions collaboration among health care team members to ensure patient needs are met.
Provides clear communication during patient handoffs.
Effectively communicates patients’ reports of pain.
Maintains an attitude and environment that encourages retention through professionalism and respect.
Accepts ownership for the continuous success of the team.
Maintains a professional image of the organization in accordance with TRH policies.
Willingly adjusts to assignment changes with a positive attitude.
Promotes patient-centered care by maintaining a clean, calm, and quiet environment, especially at night.
Participates in process improvement in a positive manner.
Provides the best possible service through accountability and a positive work ethic.
Consistently completes assigned departmental duties throughout and/or by end of shift.
Responds to patient needs in less than 5 minutes of request or follows department guidelines when not available.
Adheres to infection prevention protocols and complies with hand washing protocol 100% of the time.
Embraces change and supports new ideas and management decisions.
Improvement or consistency in performance and behavior from previous evaluation.
Participates in departmental and organizational initiatives and/or committees.
Participates in educational opportunities (i.e. certifications, skills fairs, in-services, etc.).
Practices effective time management and conserves expenses.
Promptly reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate personnel.
Completes required L&D/Nursery and facility orientation.
Floats among various clinical services (ER, Med/Surg, ICU), where qualified and competent.
Experience Preferred, High school graduate or GED, EMR/EHR Experience Preferred, Clinical Skills, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Multi-tasking, Listening, Verbal Communication
A Fully Integrated Health System.