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Patient Care Tech / PCT Med/Surg

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Arlington, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Patient Care Tech/ PCT

NIGHTS



Working under the supervision of a nursing, the Patient Care Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
  • Serves and collects food trays.  Assists with patient feeding.
  • Transports, positions  and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
  • Assists patients in ambulating.
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
  • Performs non sterile dressing changes.
  • Passes and collects bed pans.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications Include:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent required.
  • Certification as a Nurse Assistant in the State of Texas required.
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Medical City Arlington
Facility: Medical City Arlington
Job ID: 00015-110448
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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