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PCT, Med/Surg, Full Time, 7a-7p

Company: UT Health East Texas
Location: Tyler
Posted on: September 5, 2020

Job Description:

Details: Advancing Healthcare--Together -----The Future of Healthcare--is--in East TexasRepresenting the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 70 clinics across east Texas.--With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed inpatient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service.Uniquely positioned to be the healthcare leader in East Texas through a partnership with the University of Texas we care for our patients, their families and each other. We do so while training and educating the caregivers of the future. UT Health East Texas brings world-class healthcare to the region making the quality, size, location and diversity of the system an ideal opportunity for those interested in the future of healthcare.--------------------TitlePatient Care Technician (PCT) IJob Code--Unit--Department Number/ Cost Center--Department Name--Grade--FLSA StatusNon-ExemptReports To--Date RevisedMarch 2020----POSITION SUMMARY:The Patient Care Tech (PCT) I works in partnership with the licensed nurse to support the delivery of care in a safe patient environment that promotes caring and healing. The PCT I demonstrates basic knowledge and skills necessary to communicate appropriately and carry out delegated tasks for age specific populations under the supervision of a licensed nurse. He/she records data as directed by policy and procedure, and reports observations and patient concerns to the licensed nurse. The Patient Care Technician is responsible for assigned non-nursing functions. Duties of a PCT I include, but may not be limited to, obtaining vital signs; assisting patients with basic tasks, such as bathing, dressing, and eating and other ADLs; collecting specimens for lab tests; and assistance with monitoring of patients. The PCT I is competent to perform in at least one general area of practice.--DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Assists patients with ADLs and through ongoing monitoring and response to patient needs.
  • Organizes work in order to complete daily assignments within assigned timeframes.-- Competently performs defined skills in order to meet patient needs/expected outcomes.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and safe environment by following appropriate safety, infection control and patient care polices. Participates in tasks related to environment and equipment use, (including use, cleaning and storage) according to unit and hospital policy.----
  • Appropriately utilizes and charges for supplies used in patient care. Assists with cost effective care by ensuring appropriate use of supplies with minimal waste.
  • Competently delivers therapeutic interventions to populations served under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse.
  • Other duties as assigned--QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:Education:
    • Completion of high school or its equivalent.--Skills:
      • Competent to use patient care related machines and equipment.
      • Basic computer skills for medical record data entry (per policy) and other unit based tasks
      • Strong communication skills to support an environment supportive of a positive patient and family experience
      • Maintains current BLS
      • Maintains unit/department/role competencies
      • One year experience in acute care hospital or long term care facility preferred--Certification and Licensure:
        • Completion of approved certified nursing assistance course.
        • Active certification with the state of Texas upon hire only. Recertification upon expiration preferred.Compliance Requirements
          • Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies--BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS:
            • Service-Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.-Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together.
              • Quality-Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.-Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.
                • People-Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others.-Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.
                  • Financial-Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.-Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.
                    • Growth-Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.-Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
                      • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time while completing work on a computer
                      • Ability to lift 10 or more pounds Details: POSITION SUMMARY:The Patient Care--Technician is responsible for providing technical and human assistance under the direction of licensed personnel to provide care for a defined group of patients to achieve quality patient outcomes.--DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
                        • Meets expectations providing assistance with activities of daily living by continuous monitoring and responding to patient needs to ensure quality patient care.
                        • Organizes work in order to complete daily assignments by competently performing defined skills in order to meet patient needs/expected outcomes.
                        • Maintains clean, orderly and safe environment by appropriate storage, and cleaning of equipment, meal trays, etc., in line with hospital and unit policies.
                        • Appropriately utilizes and charges for equipment and supplies by utilizing minimal supplies and crediting unused portions in order to provide cost effective care.
                        • Competently delivers therapeutic interventions under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse to meet expected outcomes.--QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:Education:
                          • Completion of high school or its equivalent.--
                          • Completion of approved nursing assistant course.Certification and Licensure:
                            • Active certification with the state of Texas
                            • BLS requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
                              • Constant walking, standing, bending, stooping and pushing and pulling heavy objects.--ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
                                • Potential for cuts, bruises, muscle strains, exposure to airborne pathogens via blood and body fluids and exposure to contagious diseases.-- May be exposed to hazardous materials.
                                • This is an OSHA Category 1 position.-- Body substance isolation must be practiced.--Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.--UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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