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Patient Care Technician (PCT) - Surgical/Medical Care Center (SMCC)

Company: Deaconess Health System
Location: Evansville
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Days / Nights / Part-time / Full-time / Supplemental / Weekend option available!

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.

Benefits:

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 - Day/Eve/Night
  • 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.

    Job Overview:
    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 and procedures.

    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 activities.

    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.

    Unit Description:

    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.

    Certifications:
    Basic Life Support: Health Care Provider, within six months of hire.

    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 center/unit.

    Deaconess uses the EPIC Medical Record System

Keywords: Deaconess Health System, Evansville , Patient Care Technician (PCT) - Surgical/Medical Care Center (SMCC), Healthcare , Evansville, Indiana

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