Patient Care Tech - Ortho Neuro Unit at Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc. in Gainesville, Georgia

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Job Description:

Improving the health of our community in all we do

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a non-profit community health system on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega - with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. NGHS also encompasses Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, a multi-specialty group with more than 65 locations, and The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a cardiology practice with more than 15 locations.


NGHS is currently hiring a Patient Care Tech for our Ortho/Neuro Unit in Gainesville

PT Day Shift

Schedule: 7:00pm - 7:00am, 2 12-hour shifts per week. Days of the week vary with every other weekend rotation.

$1,000 Sign On Bonus, Tuition Reimbursement and Relocation Assistance Offered

Department Overview:

N4G is a 32-bed nursing unit with all private rooms, four rooms equipped to be utilized as negative pressure rooms and 2 rooms equipped with bariatric ceiling lifts. As an Orthopedic Neurosurgery unit, care is rendered to a variety of patients including but not limited to:

  • Elective orthopedic joint replacement surgeries (hip, knee, shoulder)

  • Neurosurgical surgeries (neck, back, brain)

  • Orthopedic trauma in times of high census

  • Medical overflow in times of high census

Patients receive physical, emotional, spiritual and psychosocial support for themselves and their families.

N4G collaborates with a Joints in Motion program which provides comprehensive pre and post op education for the total joint population.

Job Summary:

A non-licensed, staff member who is trained to be flexible in a variety of nursing support and transport duties. Provides clerical support by maintaining patient records, unit supplies, equipment, and serving as a facilitator for communications for the assigned area. Performs a variety of clinical tasks including, but not limited to, nursing units, cleaning and stocking of patient's rooms and other unit areas, and direct patient care within the scope of defined practice. Functions under the direction of a Shift Primary Nurse. Cares for patients in the adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Performs duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Current Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant or successful completion of Fundamentals of Nursing Course if a nursing student

  • Must have Basic Life Support Certification through the American Heart Association

  • Previous experience in patient care setting preferred but not required

Since first opening its doors in Gainesville in 1951, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has added hospital campuses in Braselton, Barrow and Dahlonega - and become Georgia's most awarded hospital. Some recognitions include being named to these lists:

America's 50 Best Hospitals - Healthgrades

100 Top Hospitals - Truven Health Analytics

100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs - Beckers Hospital Review

America's Top Quality Providers - Carechex

Atlanta's Top 150 Workplaces - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Healthcare's Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems - Hospitals & Health Networks magazine

NGMC has also been recognized in recent years as Georgia's #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women's care and more.
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