Advanced Patient Care Technician Apprentice AdventHealth Sebring
Location Address:4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring
Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
Largest Employer in the County
Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
Close knit community with a hometown family feel
2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
You Will Be Responsible For:
Completes Nursing assistant theory and laboratory classes as evidence by satisfactory performance on unit examination and skills competency check offs.
Assists in the patient/family care using established techniques with the multidisciplinary team during on-the-job training.
Follows the ICARE in all patient and family interactions.
Assists the patient with activities of daily living as ordered by the physician
Distributes food trays to patients. Assists patient with tray preparation and feeding as required.
Maintains the patient's environment in manner that promotes cleanliness, patient comfort and patient safety.
Responds to patient call lights/bells, cares for the needs of the patient according to her/his skill level.
Prepares the room to receive a new admission: zeros the bed scale, personal care items, linen, vital sign equipment, etc.
Welcomes new admission, orients patient to room.
Transfers patients from beds onto stretchers or beds or into wheelchairs with assistance of other patient care personnel when required.
Ensures patient and personal safety by following proper lifting and patient transporting techniques.
Provides patients with fresh water at established intervals
Documents personal care, intake and output, vital signs, POC glucose and weights as outlined in policy.
Performs patient care as delegated following hospital policies.
Participates in the patient/family care, utilizing established techniques as part of the multidisciplinary team
Incorporates principles of infection control, fire & safety, and biohazardous waste handling into daily routines.
Maintains clinical competencies for patient population.
Collects patient specimens (urine, stool, sputum), labels at bedside comparing two unique patient identifiers, and send to lab for analysis according to protocol and communicate to nurse.
Promptly reports changes in patients’ status to the appropriate RN/LPN promptly.
Recognizes emergency situations and acts appropriately.
What You Will Need:
You must attach an updated resume to this application for consideration
Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently
High School Diploma or GED
Level 2 Background Check
The Patient Care Technician Apprentice is someone who is under an apprenticeship training program which includes Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomy, Home Health, and Electrocardiograph program. The apprentice will be working under the supervision of the LPN and/or RN during the on-the-job training. All duties related to the patient care area will be carried out in accordance with the hospital mission, physician and patient expectation.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.