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Patient Care Technician, Inpatient

Job Description

Overview

Patient Care Technicians will perform and document nursing care measures to meet the physical needs of patients as directed by the registered nurse. Tasks and expectations include providing hygiene and comfort measures, assisting patients with bathing, oral hygiene, hair care, nail care, shaving, therapeutic measures, etc.  PCT's will also perform and document monitoring procedures and observe and report the patient response.  This includes obtaining vital signs, weight, emptying drainage collection devices, performing glucose monitoring, etc.  PCT's will also maintain safety and security of patients, family members, self, and others by observing safety precautions and promoting a sense of security and well-being.


A Patient Care Technician at Passavant Area Hospital means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital the raises the bar for excellence.  The PAH environment expects high quality care for patients and their families. As the PCT position is the front line of the patient experience. In order for patients to feel their best and to move forward with healing they must first feel clean and comfortable. A quality PCT not only understands, but also exhibits, that “care starts with caring.” #CB

Qualifications

Education:

  • One of the following required:
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA);
  • Enrollment in nursing school with one (1) semester of clinicals completed; or
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience performing the essential responsibilities of the nursing assistant role.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • CPR certification required, or obtained during nursing team onboarding process.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Successful completion of Nursing Team Onboarding, unit-based orientation, and clinical competency validation tool within 30 days of hire.

Annual Credentialing:

Attends all Joint Commission, OSHA and hospital/nurse manager mandated inservices.  Submits supporting documentation to nurse manager in conjunction with annual performance appraisal.  Demonstrates clinical competence.

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Jacksonville
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Memorial Medical Center

Memorial Medical Center is a Magnet-designated, acute care hospital in Springfield that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services. Since 1970, Memorial has been a teaching hospital affiliated with SIU School of Medicine to provide clinical training for residents. Our hospital's featured services include Memorial Heart and Vascular Services, Memorial Rehab Services, Emergency Services, Family Maternity, Regional Cancer Center, Regional Burn Center, Orthopedic Services, Memorial Behavioral Services and Memorial Transplant Services. A complete list of all medical services and programs is available. Learn More

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US-IL-Jacksonville
Snapshot
Memorial Medical Center
Company:
US-IL-Jacksonville
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Overview

Patient Care Technicians will perform and document nursing care measures to meet the physical needs of patients as directed by the registered nurse. Tasks and expectations include providing hygiene and comfort measures, assisting patients with bathing, oral hygiene, hair care, nail care, shaving, therapeutic measures, etc.  PCT's will also perform and document monitoring procedures and observe and report the patient response.  This includes obtaining vital signs, weight, emptying drainage collection devices, performing glucose monitoring, etc.  PCT's will also maintain safety and security of patients, family members, self, and others by observing safety precautions and promoting a sense of security and well-being.


A Patient Care Technician at Passavant Area Hospital means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital the raises the bar for excellence.  The PAH environment expects high quality care for patients and their families. As the PCT position is the front line of the patient experience. In order for patients to feel their best and to move forward with healing they must first feel clean and comfortable. A quality PCT not only understands, but also exhibits, that “care starts with caring.” #CB

Qualifications

Education:

  • One of the following required:
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA);
  • Enrollment in nursing school with one (1) semester of clinicals completed; or
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience performing the essential responsibilities of the nursing assistant role.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • CPR certification required, or obtained during nursing team onboarding process.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Successful completion of Nursing Team Onboarding, unit-based orientation, and clinical competency validation tool within 30 days of hire.

Annual Credentialing:

Attends all Joint Commission, OSHA and hospital/nurse manager mandated inservices.  Submits supporting documentation to nurse manager in conjunction with annual performance appraisal.  Demonstrates clinical competence.

Job Requirements

 
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