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Patient Care Tech - FT / 36hrs / Days

Company: Trinity Health Of New England
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:12 Hour Day ShiftDescription:Trinity Health Of New England is looking for an experienced PCT (Patient Care Technician) to join our team of mission-driven healthcare innovators at Johnson Memorial Hospital. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. This person is responsible for assisting physicians while providing exceptional treatment to patients with a variety of medical conditions.Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, the PCT collects and reports patient information and data as directed; helps assigned patients with all activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, diet and fluid intake, elimination, skin care, bathing and dressing, positioning, transfers, mobility, and ambulation and may also perform selected tasks, such as patient transport, collection of specimens, distribution of linens and supplies to patient rooms, and delivery of ice and beverages to patients as directed. - - As assigned, stays with at-risk patients to monitor safety. - - -The PCT provides care according to hospital procedures in a manner that protect the safety and dignity of patients. - - PCTs in the Float Pool are trained to cover shifts within Medical-Surgical, Critical Care, Behavioral, and Emergency Departments. - The PCTs under direction of the Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager may also perform secretarial tasks to aid in the flow of the unit.The PCT provides care according to hospital procedures in a manner that protects the safety and dignity of patientsTop Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Patient-Centric environment - - - - -
  • Great Benefits
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • Diverse and Inclusive CultureWork Hours/Shift:
    • Full-time
    • 36 hours per week
    • 12 hour Day shift
    • 3p to 11:30p
    • Must work every other weekend & holidayYou Will Be Responsible For:
      • Exceptional Patient Care: Performs and assists patients with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, positioning, skin care, ambulating, and toileting. Performs and documents in the patients' electronic health record (EHR), basic nursing care such as ADLs, collecting routine specimens, vital signs, intake, output and weight.
      • Excellent Communicator: Performs all tasks as delegated by the Registered Nurse. - Communicates routinely with the Registered Nurse and immediately reports any findings or concerns.
      • Strong Educator: Educate patients and family members so that they have a transparent understanding of the care being provided.
      • Technical Familiarity: - Performs procedures and treatments such as EKGs, point of care testing, application and monitoring of patient's response to restraints and constant observation.
      • Active Teamwork: Demonstrates problem solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork.Requirements:
        • Education: A High School diploma or equivalent. Will consider a graduate of a Connecticut approved Nurse Aide Training Program, Certification as a Medical Assistant, Certified Connecticut Nursing Assistant, active Connecticut Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or 1-year nursing school student which includes clinical rotations.
        • Certification: AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED certification required.
        • Basic computer skills required.
        • Effective communication, organizational and critical thinking skills.Preferred Skills: -
          • Experience: Previous experience as a PCT/ Nursing Assistant in an acute care setting preferred. -About Trinity Health Of New England:Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so. - Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few. -Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.Step up to your potential. Write your story and apply today!Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion -Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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