Patient Care Tech Med/Surg – FT – WEP

This is a Full Time Weekend position working 12/hr. shifts Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.

The Patient Care Tech is an integral part of the nursing care team who works under the direction and supervision of RNs/LPNs.  He/she is a specially trained nursing assistant in the nursing unit who is responsible for the clerical and receptionist functions of the unit.  He/She should reflect an atmosphere of calmness and professionalism to patients, visitors and other health team members through a courteous and tactful approach.  The Patient Care Tech provides assistance to the patient in carrying out ADLs, performs assigned nursing and non-nursing tasks; identifies potential problems and communicates them appropriately.  The Patient Care Tech works cooperatively with other members of the health care team to assist in attainment of patient goals and to provide a clean, safe, pleasant environment.

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Certification from at least a 75-hour nurse aide course on hire.
  • Previous patient care experience, telephone, clerical and computer experience required.
  • Current BCLS certification, must be able to read, write and follow written or oral instructions.
  • Current Mandatory Reporter or acquire within three months of hire.
  • Must display a high degree of empathetic understanding and kindness towards patients and visitors.
  • Must be able to accept direction from nursing supervisors.
  • Must possess friendly attitude and excellent customer service.
  • Required to complete all annual competency training and maintain license and/or certification.

This is a Full Time Weekend Package position which offers benefits such as medical, dental, vision, Retirement Plan and Company match up to 4.5%, Company paid Basic Life insurance, Basic AD&D, Short Term and Long-Term Disability, and accrued vacation.