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Patient Care Technician

Company: Central Florida Regional Hospital
Location: Sanford
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Part-time


Unit: ICU Stepdown

Shift: Part Time Nights

 

Central Florida Regional Hospital, a 221-bed acute care hospital and Level II Trauma Center, serves the communities of Seminole and west Volusia counties. The hospital provides the only full-service cardiovascular program in Seminole and west Volusia, including open heart surgery, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac rehabilitation and comprehensive diagnostic services. Other specialized services include orthopedic and spine care, robotic surgery, acute inpatient medical rehabilitation and complete imaging services. Central Florida Regional Hospital is located 3.6 miles east of I-4 between S.R. 46 and Highway 17-92 in Sanford. The hospital provides 24/7 emergency care at its main location as well as at Heathrow ER located at 4525 International Parkway in Sanford. For more information, please visit www.CentralFloridaRegional.com.

 

Central Florida Regional Hospital is currently seeking a Patient Care Tech to join our team.  This position will be Part-time and will have rotating weekend requirements.

 

Position Description: The Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the PCT’s skills/training and the needs of the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment. The PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed personnel.

 

Position Description

  • Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.
  • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and output, and calorie counts.

  • Documents observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual patients to the RN/Team Leader.

  • Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients.  Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units, departments, or entities.  Assists with discharges.  Demonstrates proper body mechanics.

  • Provides or assists with non-medicated support care, including non-sterile dressing changes, skin protection, application of heat or ice, and venous compression devices.

  • Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of specimen.

  • Retrieves medication from pharmacy, storage room, or tube system and delivers to licensed staff member as instructed.

  • Assists with patient preparation for surgery or other procedure.

  • Orients patients/families/caregivers to room and hospital routine.

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination.  Changes bed linens as needed.

  • Performs hourly rounding and responds promptly to call lights and patient requests. Strives to anticipate patient needs and resolve them proactively. 

  • Follows patient and employee safety/security policies and protocols, including hand hygiene, use of universal precautions, use of personal protective equipment, and adherence to isolation procedures.

  • Prepares and maintains clean, hazard-free patient rooms. Empties trash and removes soiled linens.

  • Assists with post-mortem care.

  • Assists in the setup, removal, and cleaning of equipment.  Identifies malfunctioning equipment and initiates repairs.

  • Performs clerical work as needed, including assembling and maintain charts, filing, answering and transferring phones, and relaying messages.

 

Qualifications

 

Position Qualifications:
  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED), CNA Training Program preferred.
  • Experience: 1+ years of experience in an acute care setting preferred
  • Licensure: Certified Nursing Assistant in State of Florida
  • Certification: Current BLS required. 

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Central Florida Regional Hospital, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment*
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*

*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.

 

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Keywords: Central Florida Regional Hospital, Sanford , Patient Care Technician, Other , Sanford, Florida

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