Care Technician Job Description

Care Technician Job Description

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Care technician provides critical care life support and medical care for the population served according to established standards and protocols and PA DOH regulations.

Care Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective care technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included care technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Will have to be able to work around harsh chemicals, strippers, wax, baseboard cleaners, (you will be provided proper PPE and training)
Regularly or irregularly clean, stock, sweep, or vacuum offices, public areas, hallways, stairs, lobbies, landings, medical facilities, closets, copy rooms
Removes trash from various departments and dispose of them in appropriate areas
Uses proper attire, gloves and safety glasses or face masks while using cleaning solutions and chemicals
Assisting with general activities of the Hem/Onc unit
Demonstrating proficiency in the care of patients of all ages
Assisting with the provision of family centered care in conjunction with other disciplines
Husbandry and animal enrichment
Administers routine medications and prepares experimental or maintenance diets for research subjects
Applies and maintains sanitation and safety procedures in animal care facility

Care Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Care Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, PCT/CNA, PCA, CNA

Education for Care Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the care technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Graduate, Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistant, Associates, Patient Care, Emergency Medical Technician, Nursing Assistant, Paramedic, Nursing Program, Education

Skills for Care Technician

Desired skills for care technician include:

Medical terminology
Turf
Tree physiology
General patient care practice
Methods and regulations
Patient care protocols and practices
Patient privacy regulations
Computer data entry and word processing
Grammar
Handling

Desired experience for care technician includes:

High school diploma and completion of an accredited Nursing Assistant course required
Minimum of one (1) year of hospital PCT or CNA experience preferred
Valid American Heart Association BLS Certification required upon hire
HS Dipolma/GED
Must be willing to achieve national hemodialysis patient care technician certification, within eighteen months of hire
Must be available to orient full time on the day shift for at least two weeks

Care Technician Examples

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Care Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of care technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for care technician
  • Performs animal husbandry duties
  • Maintains animal room records
  • Prepares and distributes routine medications as directed by veterinary staff
  • Assist patients with ADL's
  • Measure and record vital signs
  • Perform EKG & Phlebotomy
  • Work under the direct supervision of an RN
  • Report changes in patient condition to RN
  • Responsibilities include assisting patients with activities of daily living, performing EKGs, phlebotomy, point of care testing, transporting patients, measuring and recording vital signs and reporting changes in patient's condition to RN
  • Assist patients with ADL's commitment to put PRIDE values and rounding
Qualifications for care technician
  • Shower may be required
  • Minimum one year experience working with animals (grade 5)
  • Must wear personal protection equipment masks, shoe covers, gloves, eye protection, and disposable overalls as needed
  • Must have ASE Certifications
  • Must be safety conscious at all times
  • Six months experience working in a DLAR animal facility at the Associate Animal Care and Operations Technician level for internal (DLAR) candidates and one year of experience working with a variety of animals in any setting (e.g., clinical, research, zoo) for external (non-DLAR) candidates
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Care Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a care technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for care technician
  • Commitment to PRIDE values
  • Provide daily care to animals housed at elevated temperature and humidity in environmental chambers – monitor and record core body temps, respiratory rate, pulse rate and environmental conditions
  • Assisting with biweekly animal deliveries – unload animals and move into proper housing
  • Measure and record core body temperatures, respiration rates and pulse rates
  • Assist with ultrasonography
  • Maintain animal food and bedding stock – monitor and maintain inventory
  • Ability to lift 40lb feed bags and 40lb bedding bags handle 80-140lb pregnant sheep
  • Maintain clean and tidy animal housing areas – sweep, mop and scrub floors and dispose of daily trash/waste
  • Other related duties and tasks as assigned
  • Assists in data collection and activities as assigned.Assists in maintaining safety and comfort needs of patients and families.Assists with admission, transfer and discharge procedures per unit / service operations
Qualifications for care technician
  • Minimum of a HS Diploma or equivalent Required
  • 2 years NJEMT or NREMT or experience preferred
  • Must have acute hospital experience or nursing / home experience
  • Must work required shifts
  • Acute hospital care experience preferred
  • TN State CNA certification or documented PCT/CNA experience or Former RN Nursing student who had successfully completed of first nursing clinical semester required
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Care Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of care technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for care technician
  • Required to work with all species across the site with assignments based on the business needs
  • Be a member of the children’s service line
  • Support the pediatric anesthesiologists/intensivists/ Doctor of Medicine (MD)/ Registered Nurse (RN's)/Radiologic Technologis (RT's) and other team members as needed
  • Help with airway support, line placements and other procedures
  • Be responsible to coordinate supplies and equipment for pediatric patients in pediatric inpatient, Pediatric Intensive CareUnit (PICU), pediatric surgery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and other units as needed such as children's Emergecy Room (ER)
  • Monitor functioning, inventory and education on usage and storage
  • The Patient Care Technician may perform some or all of basic patient care needs such as bathing, feeding, vitals, activities of daily living, and transportation of patients
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids is possible
  • Any additional unit based duties
  • Utilizes verbal and written communication to inform the RN of changes in patient status
Qualifications for care technician
  • Understanding of medical terminolgy preferred
  • Current enrollment in Nursing School Preferred
  • Experience in inpatient unit as extern and/or PCT preferred
  • Completion of training program
  • Completion of Healthcare Provider Course within six months
  • 6 months prior healthcare experience with patient care experience
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Care Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of care technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for care technician
  • Observes cardiac monitors on infants
  • Recognizes and reports all arrhythmias to RN
  • Assists RN in providing for ADL needs of infants
  • Prepares patients for feedings and feeds
  • Bathes infant and provides oral hygiene
  • Toilets patient
  • Maintains patient’s mobility with range of motion exercises
  • Utilizes plan of care in carrying out assignments
  • Assists RN by performing selected procedures and simple treatments
  • Takes and records patient’s vitals
Qualifications for care technician
  • Comfortable with sitting for long periods of time
  • ED Experience is a plus
  • High school diploma/GED and six (6) months experience in child care is required
  • CDA, or a Child Care Orientation Training (CCOT) Certificate is preferred and can be substituted for experience requirement
  • High school diploma/GED and 6 months experience in child care is required
  • Must be able to come to work as needed, to arrive on time, and to work overtime
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Care Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a care technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for care technician
  • Performs simple procedures utilizing aseptic technique
  • Performs simple respiratory treatments
  • Cares for infants under phototherapy
  • Turns and positions patients, as needed
  • Assists physicians and nurses with special procedures and examinations including, but not limited to, circumcisions and eye exams
  • Transports specimens to appropriate lab in absence of messenger service
  • Maintains patient-care units in neat and orderly condition
  • Changes and makes cribs, isolettes
  • Dusts and straightens patient care area
  • Prepares area for new admissions and post-operative patients
Qualifications for care technician
  • Must be able to tolerate working conditions that do not exceed safe limits such as heat, cold, humidity, noise, drafts, dust, odors, elevations, and enclosed spaces for extended period of time each day
  • Must be able to work with approved industrial chemicals
  • Must be able to work with species of animals including, but not limited to, cats and dogs
  • Must be able to successfully meet minimum requirements of the PNC Animal Colony Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Must be able to stand, bend, pull, push, and lift up to 50# repetitively on a daily basis
  • Must be able to hear (either naturally or with assistance) any animal vocalizations

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