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PCT II - Full Time Flex - 36 Hrs. Weekly/72 Hrs. B

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

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Job Details
Patient Care Technician II
8-10 hour shift rotation- Two -8hr shifts and Two-10hr shifts/ per week
Full Time 72 hours bi-weekly Day/Evening Rotations.
Prep and Hold, PACU and Surgical Observation/Newark Location
Every Other Weekend and Holidays as needed per departmental guidelines.
Rolling Shifts start times include 0430A, 0500A, 0530A, 0600A, 0630A, 1100A, 1300, 1500

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Responsibilities include all listed items below with addition to transporting patients via stretcher/ bed/ wheelchair to meet unit's throughput needs.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
The Patient Care Technician II (PCT II) supports activities of daily living under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse. The PCT must demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to provide care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Job duties include, but not limited to, performing and accurately recording vital signs, Accu-checks, bathing, grooming, toileting, feeding, and mobilizing patients. In addition to the PCT duties, the PCT II position requires the execution of clerical duties to help support the nursing staff and patients. PCTs 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 provide care appropriate to patients in various stages of development.
Performs assigned nursing 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.
Responds with promptness, empathy and interest to needs of patients.
Communicates to patients, employees, and physicians utilizing courteous verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrates competency using required computer skills including order entry, admission, discharge and transfer procedures, and ordering of tests.
Maintains charts according to CCHS guidelines, coordinates maintenance of unit supplies (e.g., storeroom, central, maintenance, etc.).
Use proper documentation, writes legibly, signs transcribed orders and records appropriate data, etc.
Performs other related duties as required.
Completes mandatory 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.
SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:
Daily contact with patients, family members, visitors, employees, medical staff, volunteers and students.
DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
None
DIRECTION/SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Nurse Manager. Receives direction from RN.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school graduate or equivalent.
Previous patient care experience including taking vital signs.
2 years clerical or related experience preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of basic nursing care provided for specific patient population of unit.
Knowledge of department standards, selected procedures, nursing practice guidelines and procedures.
Ability to obtain information to identify patient needs and to provide care as needed.
Ability to work quickly and accurately
Ability to recognize changes in patient status, take appropriate action and notify RN
Ability to communicate effectively utilizing verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to perform basic math skills.
Ability to use appropriate safety measures for patients, employees and self.
Ability to follow universal precautions at all times.
Ability to exercise judgment, tact and diplomacy.
Ability to respond to patient crisis situations under the direction of the RN, following CCHS protocol
Ability to demonstrate proficiency in basic computer skills
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
BCLS Certification required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, lift, push, pull, carry, reach, twist, handle, stoop, climb as per unit based Physical Demand Checklist.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Frequent exposure to biological elements with... For full info follow application link.

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: 1278434

Posted On: Jun 14, 2024

Updated On: Jun 22, 2024

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