Patient Care Technician at HCA Healthcare in Kissimmee, Florida

Posted in Other 17 days ago.





Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


 

Poinciana Medical Center is a four-story, 150,000 square foot hospital with 70 private beds and a six-bed private ICU. We provide a full range of acute care services including emergency services, inpatient and outpatient diagnostic imaging, inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, laboratory, pharmacy, and a full range of support services. Our ED is approximately 14,500 square feet and consists of 22 private treatment rooms, an EMS entrance and a helicopter pad.

 

You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:

401(k) with an employer match up to 9%

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Tuition Reimbursement

Student Loan Repayment

Paid Family Leave

Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision

And much more!

 

Position Summary: The Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the PCT's skills/training and the needs of the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, and sage patient care environment. The PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed personnel.

 



  • Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.


  • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and output and calorie counts.


  • Documents observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual patients to the RN/Team Leader.


  • Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges. Demonstrates proper body mechanics.


  • Provides or assists with non-medicated support care, including non-sterile dressing changes, skin protection, application of heat or ice, and venous compression devices.


  • Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of specimen.


  • Retrieves medication from pharmacy, storage room, or tube system, and delivers to licensed staff member as instructed.


  • Assists with patient preparation for surgery or other procedure


  • Orients patients/families/caregivers to room and hospital routine.


  • Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.


  • Performs hourly rounding and responds promptly to call lights and patient requests. Strives to anticipate patient needs and resolve them proactively.


  • Follows patient and employee safety/security policies and protocols, including hand hygiene, use of universal precautions, use of personal protective equipment, and adherence to isolation procedures.


  • Prepares and maintains clean, hazard-free patient rooms. Empties trash and removes soiled linens.


  • Assists with post-mortem care.


  • Assists in the setup, removal and cleaning of equipment. Identifies malfunctioning equipment and initiates repairs.


  • Performs clerical work as needed, including assembling and maintaining charts, filing, answering and transferring phones, and relaying messages.


Qualifications

Position Requirements:


Education:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)


Experience:


  • 1 year of experience in an acute care setting is preferred


Licensure/Certification:



  • C.N.A Certification in State Of Florida is preferred

  • Current BLS through American Heart Association required on all clinical nursing units.

  • CPI required for Behavioral Health.


Skills:


Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.


 


An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D. Tobacco Free Campus

Notice

Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.


For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.