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Savannah, GA, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

The MED/SURG Patient Care Technician (PCT), under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), assists in providing nursing care to a designated group of patients. The MED/SURG PCT, under the direction and supervision of the Nursing Director or designee, performs as a receptionist, unit secretary, and assists with unit organization and record keeping. Tasks and responsibilities include functioning in the role of assisting the RN and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with select medical/surgical patient care procedures. The MED/SURG PCT maintains unit equipment and adequate stocking of supplies and related equipment.
 
This is a highly visible role, with a large degree of physician and patient interaction.  The quality of care given in the MED/SURG area will be determined by the philosophy, mission, and values of the hospital and the Department of Nursing; and will meet the health care needs of patients, their families, and the community.
 
Duties include the following:
 
  • Patient Assessment/Documentation - Provides and documents patient care under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. The Patient Care Technician supports the Registered Nurse by collecting and documenting data needed for patient assessment.
  • Patient Rights - The Patient Care Technician will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
  • Patient Safety - Demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including: patient falls, restraints, and National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Patient/Family Education - Provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures.

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

•High School diploma or equivalent (preferred)


LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

•American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)

•Must have a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), or recent experience as a Corpsman in the military

 

EXPERIENCE

•Minimum of 1 year experience as a  CNA, EMT, Corpsman, Medical Assistant PCT (preferred)

-OR-

•RN experience from a country outside of the United States (preferred)

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Memorial Health University Medical Center
Facility: Memorial Health University Medical Center
Job ID: 26960-7626
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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