Patient Care Technician(Nursing Assistants) - Full

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

THIS POSTING IS FOR ALL PCT I (Nursing Assistants) Opportunities for units with open positions. ***Full Time and Part Time Opportunities for both hospitals*** **Varies- departments for both hospitals Newark and Wilmington** 8 and 12 hour - Day/Evening, Evening/Midnight, Day/Midnight shifts available. We offer 15% shift differential for Evening and Midnight Shifts and 10% for weekend shifts. Are you interested in driving healthcare forward? Some of the best hospital care available in the United States is right here in Delaware! ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with 1100 beds between two Magnet recognized hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and the only Level 1 Trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report! Highlights Three time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospitals (Christiana & Wilmington) Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder. Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off. Robust Benefits Package including a 403(b) with company match. Robust benefit package including full medical, dental and vision 403(b) with a company match Primary function: The Patient Care Technician (PCT) supports activities of daily living under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse. The PCT will demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Primary job duties include, but not limited to, performing and accurately recording vital signs, Accu-checks, bathing, grooming, toileting, feeding, and mobilizing patients. PCT's are an essential part of the nursing care team with an expectation to support the organizations patient safety goals and initiatives. Principal duties and responsibilities: Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to deliver care appropriate to patients in various stages of development. Performs assigned duties for the comfort and well-being of patients. Responds to patient crisis situation and initiates interventions within the scope of responsibilities and notifies RN. Performs successful finger sticks on patients, following all standard laboratory safety policies. Performs defined procedures on point of care instrumentation. Provides 1:1 observation for 1-2 patient(s) experiencing a psychiatric crisis, suicidal/homicidal ideation under the order of a physician in Power chart. Provides 1:1 observation for 1-2 patient(s) at risk for safety based on nursing assessment and order in Power chart. Responds with promptness, empathy and interest to needs of patients. Communicates to patients, employees, and physicians using courteous verbal and written communication skills. Completes required in-service education. Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors. Performs other related duties as required. Education and experience requirements: High school graduate or equivalent. Previous patient care experience including taking vital signs. Nursing student who has successfully completed clinical hours or completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program. American Heart Association/American Red Cross/American Safety and Health Institute/Military Training Network/National Safety Council -Current BLS Certification is required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to stand up to 8 hours, walk, sit, bend, lift, push, pull, carry, reach, twist, handle, stoop, climb as per unit based Physical Demand Checklist. EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Job Posting: 1219370

Posted On: Dec 04, 2023

Updated On: Jan 03, 2024

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