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Patient Care Tech (PCT)

Pearland Medical Center - Pearland, Texas

Job Code: 26516-87010

PRN/Per Diem

PRN

Patient Care Tech - PCT

Medical Surgical Unit - Med Surg

Full-time – FT   PRN

Days 7A – 7P

Nights 7P - 7A

 

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs and documents vital signs at regular and indicated intervals. Reports significant changes and/or values that are outside of expected parameters to a licensed nurse.
  • Measures and records intake and output. Notifies licensed nurse when values are unusually high or low, as appropriate for patient age.
  • Assesses patient comfort/anxiety level, communicates needs to licensed nurse.
  • Assists patient with activities of daily living: oral care, feeding, bathing, positioning and elimination.
  • Assists in patient transfer to and from bed and transport devices using effective body mechanics and patient safety assistive devices.
  • Provides support measures appropriately based on age and culture of the patient.
  • Uses Meditech automation system or manual records to perform scheduling, order entry, care documentation, communications, and to keep abreast of departmental
  • Assists with/performs independently other department functions:
    • Unit Secretary
    • Department Secretary
    • Monitor Technician

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS


EDUCATION

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

EXPERIENCE

  • Prior Patient Care Technician experience or completion of first semester of Nursing School.

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • BCLS through the American Heart Association.

Last Edited: 02/13/2018

 

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