Patient Care Technician in Houston, Texas, United States
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Texas Orthopedic Hospital

Patient Care Technician

Houston, TX, United States
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)
Nursing Support   Job ID: 01601-146155
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Patient Care Technician (PCT)

 

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career with HCA Houston Healthcare StarTech Patient Care Technician Training Program.

 

The 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 PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the PCT’s skills/training and the needs of the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment. The PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed personnel.

 

 

The StarTech Patient Care Technician (PCT) Program is an integral part of the HCA Healthcare Clinical Standards of Excellence. This program provides comprehensive blended experience that offers an opportunity to be trained as a PCT caring for patients in our HCA Healthcare hospitals.

 

The StarTech PCT Training is 5 weeks:

 

Five weeks PCT training program to include:

 

  • Three weeks: off-site classroom training (40 hours/week; M-F)
    • Basic nursing care fundamentals
    • Hands-on skills training
    • BLS for Healthcare Professionals
    • Computer Documentation training
    • Crisis Prevention Interventions (CPI) and Trauma Informed Care (TIC) training
    • Geriatric Compassionate Care, Patient Experience
    • HCA Healthcare focused skills and equipment training
  • Two weeks: General Orientation and Preceptorship
    • Market Orientation (8 hours)
    • Facility Orientation (4-8 hours)
    • 64 hours of clinical preceptorship in department
      • Five 12 hour shifts

 

Attendance is imperative and all days are required to remain in the program. No days can be missed.

 

HCA Houston Healthcare offers an excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Qualifications:

 

Fits the HCA Culture, to provide the high quality care to our patients.

 

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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Nursing Support
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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