Clinical Tech 1 (Main OR)
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

Requisition #:618752
Location:Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20016
Category:Nursing Support/Patient Care
Schedule:Day Shift


  • Participates as an active member of the care team, interacting in a manner that embraces the success of the team and provides quality care delivery.
  • Patient Observation
    o Periodically checks patients, takes vital signs, and observes condition of the patient and patient care equipment or devices.
    o Responds appropriate based on established policies and protocols.
    o Reports observations to the RN.
  • Patient Care Management and Intervention
    o Maintains patient safety.
    o Provides personal care for patient including hygiene and physical comfort measures.
    o Assists/feeds patients.
    o Answers call lights promptly.
    o Takes and records vital signs.
    o Turns, moves lifts, ambulates and transports patient by wheelchair, stretcher or bed as needed within the hospital or for discharge.
    o Sets up and dismantles patient care equipment.
    o Provides post mortem care.
  • Communication and Documentation
    o Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare providers to assure comprehensive care.
    o Reviews charts and clarifies orders with RN.
    o Documents care provided according to skill level and established guidelines.
    o Provides prompt notification to appropriate team member of changes in patient condition or response.
    o Answers phones and appropriate routes/deals with the caller's needs.
  • Reinforcement of Patient Family Education
    o Reinforces psychomotor skills that have been taught by the RN.
     Example: Observation of patient performing finger stick for testing of blood sugar.
    o Provides clarification of procedures explained by other team members.
     E.g. RN, Respiratory Therapist, Physical Therapist, etc.
  • Procedures and Treatments
    o Prepares patients for procedures and diagnostic treatments, performing those skills and competencies for which he/she has been trained and deemed competent.
    o Performs treatments and procedures according to service/unit specific skills list.
    o Applies restraints when directed by the nurse or physician and observes restrained patients according to policy.
    o Assists physicians and RNs with treatments as appropriate for skills.
    o Responds to a code on assigned floor aiding as requested by the registered nurse, including chest compressions when needed.
    o Empties medication from the tube system and appropriately gives it to nurse or places in medication room*. Completes MyLearning Module on Medication Safety/Security.
     *Suburban Hospital ONLY
  • Environmental Management
    o Prepares rooms for new admissions by checking cleanliness, new patient packets, equipment properly functioning, etc.
    o Activates TV and replaces telephones for patients.
    o Passes water and linen.
    o Pulls trash, empties linen bags, regularly checks needle boxes and changes when necessary.
    o Cleans up spills and accidents.
    o Makes rounds at regular intervals to assure rooms are neat and tidy with clear access to supplies, equipment, phones, etc., and free from safety hazards.
    o Makes unoccupied patient beds, strips linen and removes discharged patient equipment, and prepares rooms after discharge when needed.
  • Materials Management
    o Orders supplies and maintains inventory according to par levels.
    o Obtains patient supplies for treatment and procedures.
    o Cleans machines and equipment and monitors storage and accessibility
    o Maintains order cleanliness of supply room; conducts inventory of supplies as assigned and assures that outdated items are properly discarded; assures the inventory items are properly marked for accurate charging.
  • Quality Improvement/Quality Control
    o Complies with regulatory requirements.
    o Participates in continuous quality improvement.
    o Maintains knowledge of and adheres to the hospital mission, vision, and values.

    Important Notice: Authorization to Work in the United States: Applicants who require sponsorship now or in the future will not be considered for this position.

    Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

    Important Notices:

    ***Effective January 1st 2022, you must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of your vaccination status as part of your new employee pre-boarding. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement may be granted for medical reasons and religious beliefs. Requests for medical exceptions must be submitted at your occupational health screening. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Johns Hopkins Health System remains committed to providing the highest quality care for our patients and our communities.

    Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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