Patient Care Technician (PCT) - Surgical/Medical Care Center (SMCC)
Company: Deaconess Health System
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Days / Nights / Part-time / Full-time / Supplemental / Weekend
Join Our Team!
Deaconess Health System is looking for compassionate, caring, and
dedicated Patient Care Technicians to join our team and help us
continue our tradition of excellence.
We pride ourselves in retaining our top talent by offering work
environments that support professional development and personal
success. Our extensive benefits package includes standard and
advantage options. In addition to that we offer:
- Flexible work schedules - Full time/part-time/supplemental -
- Level 4 children's enrichment centers
- Tuition reimbursement
- Free access to fitness centers, where health coaches are
available to help with workout plans
- Career advancement opportunities
As a Patient Care Tech, you will play a critical role in continuing
the healing mission of Deaconess.
Patient Care Technicians provide direct patient care as delegated
by a registered nurse and in cooperation with other team members.
Duties performed by PCT include helping patients with activities of
daily living, personal hygiene, nourishment and other treatments
Under the supervision of the RN, the Patient Care Technician (PCT)
performs various care activities and related services necessary in
caring for the personal needs, comfort and safety for a specific
patient population (ANA Standards of Delegation, 2004). The PCT
must be able to demonstrate growth and development knowledge and
skills to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the
patient served. Employee must be able to successfully complete job
specific orientation, competencies, and meet/exceed standards as
identified in the criteria based performance appraisal. PCTs must
demonstrate awareness of patient's rights in all aspects of patient
care and reports issue to appropriate person. The PCT demonstrates
leadership through coordination of unit equipment and
The Patient Care Technician is a member of the multidisciplinary
team, under the direction of the RN, which provides or assists with
basic patient care requirements, treatments and procedures.
Communicates to the RN pertinent findings or observations noted
while providing patient care and comfort. Assist professional staff
with basic life support principles.
This 43 private bed plus suite unit provides care for
surgical/medical patients, with an emphasis on the post-operative
patient. The staff on Surgical Medical Care Center (SMCC) provides
care to a wide variety of patients including trauma patients,
post-operative patients, genito-urinary procedures, head and neck
cases, bariatric surgical procedures and multiple medical
conditions. SMCC is recognized for its teamwork and dedication to
quality care and patient safety. SMCC is sought after by Schools of
Nursing for the wide variety of learning experiences, teamwork,
patient population, knowledge of complex wound management, and
nursing expertise. If you are interested in providing exemplary
care, please join our team of expert nurses.
Basic Life Support: Health Care Provider, within six months of
Education and Experience:
The Patient Care Technician position requires the completion of a
high school education or equivalent (GED) and be 18 years old.
Previous patient care or nursing assistant experience desired.
Successfully completes PCT classes as required by care
Deaconess uses the EPIC Medical Record System
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