Patient Care Technician

  • Princeton, IN
  • Gibson General Hospital
  • Emergency
  • Part Time - 24 - Day/Evening/Night
  • Patient Care Support
  • Scheduled Weekday: Friday - Sunday
  • Shift Start Time: Varies
  • Shift End Time: Varies
  • Weekend Shift Assignments: Rotating Weekends
  • Holiday Shift Assignments: Rotating Holidays
  • Position Eligible Incentives: None
  • Req #: 19178
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SUMMARY OF THE JOB

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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School Education or equivalent (GED) and be 18-years old. Previous patient care or nursing assistant experience desired. Successful completion of PCT classes is required and will be provided by Deaconess upon hire. Deaconess uses the EPIC Medical Record System, training will be provided.  Basic Life Support: Health Care Provider, within six months of hire.

KEEPING YOU SAFE

We are taking necessary precautions to keep our candidates and staff safe through the pandemic.  Interviews are being conducted in-person while, onboarding is being done virtually both with proper social distancing.  We provide you with proper PPE and do our best to keep you safe.

WHY CHOOSE DEACONESS?

Deaconess is one of the largest, local employers in the tristate area and has been recognized as the #2 Hospital in Indiana and named Best Place to Work in 2020.  Compassion for patients and dedication to the community are core values of Deaconess and have been since our founding in 1892.  We truly value our employees.  Come join us and find a CAREER you can love!

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