Lead Patient Care Technician West Marion in Ocala, Florida, United States
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West Marion Community Hospital

Lead Patient Care Technician West Marion New

Ocala, FL, United States
Full-time • Nights (rotating weekends)
Nursing Support   Job ID: 00050-14282
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SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Ocala Health encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 288-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 186-bed hospital located in west Marion County, Summerfield ER, a freestanding emergency department located in southern Marion County, Maricamp ER, a freestanding emergency department located on Maricamp Road in Ocala, and Trailwinds Village ER, a freestanding emergency department located on 466A in Wildwood. Ocala Regional Medical Center is a Level II Trauma Center and the region’s only Comprehensive Stroke Center. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services, and bariatric surgery. Ocala Health has the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County. Ocala Health's outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of six locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; a Senior Wellness Community Center; and three surgical and physician specialty practices

The Lead Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the Lead PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the PCT’s skills/training and the needs of the Department, and performs or assists with more advanced procedures based on one or more achieved specialty certifications. The Lead PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for licensed personnel. In addition, the Lead PCT assists with ongoing training and/or precepting of new and current employees as directed by the supervisor. The Lead PCT is responsible for ensuring new processes, equipment and other changes are communicated and/or taught to other PCTs.

Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.  Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and output, and calorie counts.  Documents observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual patients to the RN/Team Leader.  Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges. Demonstrates proper body mechanics.  Provides or assists with non-medicated support care, including non-sterile dressing changes, skin protection, application of heat or ice, and venous compression devices.  Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of specimen.  Retrieves medication from pharmacy, storage room, or tube system and delivers to licensed staff member as instructed.  Assists with patient preparation for surgery or other procedure.  Orients patients/families/caregivers to room and hospital routine.  Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.  Performs hourly rounding and responds promptly to call lights and patient requests. Strives to anticipate patient needs and resolve them proactively.  Follows patient and employee safety/security policies and protocols, including hand hygiene, use of universal precautions, use of personal protective equipment, and adherence to isolation procedures.  Prepares and maintains clean, hazard-free patient rooms. Empties trash and removes soiled linens.  Assists with post-mortem care.  Assists in the setup, removal, and cleaning of equipment. Identifies malfunctioning equipment and initiates repairs.  Performs clerical work as needed, including assembling and maintain charts, filing, answering and transferring phones, and relaying messages. 

 

You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:

  • 401(k) with an employer match up to 9%
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Life, Disability Benefits
  • Student Loan Forgiveness
  • And much more! 

An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D. Tobacco Free Campus

 

Qualifications

High School or GED required

Certified Nursing Assistant

HCA Preceptor Training (within 90 days of hire or transfer)

BLS

1 Year of experience at an HCA facility

2 years experience in an acute care setting preferred

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Nursing Support
Full-time • Nights (rotating weekends)

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