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Reply To: Use of Patient Care Technicians or other Ancillary Clinical Support in a Hematology/Oncology Unit
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——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 2/23/2021 11:26:00 AM From: Alison Bolt Subject: Use of Patient Care Technicians or other Ancillary Clinical Support in a Hematology/Oncology Unit
I am looking to benchmark the use of patient care technicians or other ancillary support at your institutions. If you could answer the following questions, I would really appreciate it. Additionally, please share if you have other insight or experience.
Do you use patient care technicians or other ancillary support (certified nurses assistant, etc.) on your hematology/oncology unit?
if no, why?
How many techs/CNAs staff per shift and how many beds are on your unit?
If you utilize clinical support roles, do they perform:
other (please list)
Please describe your unit (H/O, BMT etc.)
Thank you for your time and insight.
—————————— Alison Bolt, BSN,RN Clinical Operations Manager Atlanta, GA United States ——————————