Patient Care Tech Med/ Surg – PRN

The Patient Care Tech is an integral part of the nursing care team who works under the direction and supervision of RN’s/LPN’s.

Job posting: PRN
The schedule may fluctuate based upon needs of the department.

Essential Function

  • Promptly answers telephone calls and routes call appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Provides nutritional and hydration support and assists patients with personal hygiene/elimination needs.
  • Consistently demonstrates an awareness and understanding of patient needs for personal care and comfort.
  • Consistently takes and records vital signs and other measurements as applicable and reports any abnormal findings to appropriate staff.
  • Assists nurses with treatments and procedures as directed, in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Consistently demonstrates responsibility for cost containment and ensures that all patient charges are properly recorded.
  • Strictly follows and enforces the principles of infection control standards.

Job Requirements

  • Certification from at least a 75 hours nurses aide course on hire.
  • Previous patient care experience, telephone, clerical and computer experience required.
  • Current BCLS certificate.
  • Current Mandatory Reporter or acquire within three months of hire.