Patient Care Tech - Bariatric Med/Surg

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Location:
Plano, TX US
Job ID:
89696
Department:
B/U Med Surg 7C Bariatr
Area of Interest:
Patient Support Services
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Plano

Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Plano seeks to hire a PCT to work Full-Time 3rd shift on the Bariatric Med/Surg Unit.

The schedule includes working (7p - 7a) rotating weekends and holidays.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

EDUCATION
High School Graduate or GED

LICENSE / CERTIFICATION OR TRAINING
Current Texas Certified Nurse’s Aide
Graduate of an approved Hospital specific PCT Training Program (i.e. THFW or Center For Learning Program)
Nursing student who has completed fundamentals
Military experience with medical training equivalent.


AND
Current American Heart Association BLS training.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
Six (6) months hospital experience preferred

SKILLS:
Possesses organizational skills to function in a fast paced work environment, positive interpersonal skills, and good verbal and written communication skills.

DUTIES:
CARE OF PATIENT/TECHNICAL SKILLS:
? Provides assistance to patient according to plan of care.
? Collects patient data, identifies and reports significant findings to nurse.
? Assists in admission/transfer/discharge.
? Provides and Revises patient activities of daily living based on patient/family preferences.
? Performs technical procedures safely and proficiently.
? Takes action to reduce or eliminate patient risk.
? Enters orders into computer or manual system if applicable.
? Documents accurately and appropriately.
? In collaboration/consultation with the nurse, adapts care to reflect patient population.
? In collaboration/consultation with nurse, incorporates cultural/religious needs and beliefs into delivery of care.
? Keeps patient environment clean and maintains safe environment.
? Anticipates patient/family and visitor needs and takes action to meet those needs and rounds as appropriate

WORKPLACE/PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY:
? Maintains and enhances patient care skills.
? Seeks assistance and supervision when performing unfamiliar tasks.
? Serves as a patient advocate.
? Complies with personnel policies.
? Communicates per department expectations.
? Recognizes and promptly communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.

PARTNERSHIP:
? Uses CPM philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, physicians, peers and all other disciplines.
? Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility to changes in schedule and/or workload assignment necessary to meet changing needs of the individual patient or unit.
? Makes new team members feel welcome and offers assistance with orientation of new employees.
? Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills and communication with patients, families, co-workers, physicians, all disciplines and other customers.
? Organizes workload and effectively collaborates with nursing to prioritize care.


Why Texas Health Resources?

• 2017 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (3rd year in a row)
• A 2015 and 2016 “Healthiest Employer in North Texas” by Dallas Business Journal (in Top 3 both years)
• 2015 and 2016 Platinum-level recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) for being a “Fit-Friendly Worksite”
• 2016 and 2017 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"
• Named by Hospital & Health Networks magazine as one of the nation’s 2016 “Most Wired” health care systems for the 16th time in 18 years
• Platinum-level recognition in the 2016 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® awards, sponsored by the National Business Group on Health (eighth year to appear on the list but is our first time to receive the Platinum award)
• Stage 7 Revalidation~ Texas Health Resources recently earned revalidation recognition for the premier award for electronic health record (EHR) adoption
• Largest Blue Zones® Project Approved™ Worksite in the world (2016)
• 2016 annual LearningElite award — ranking #44 on the national list of best organizations for learning and development by Chief Learning Officer magazine
• #7 in The Dallas Morning News’ “Top 100 Places to Work” in 2016 (fifth year in a row to be in the top 10)

Fortune and Great Place to Work® (I would not list all of them but pick a few most relevant):
• #1 as 2017 “Best Workplaces in Texas” by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
• #1 for 2015 and 2016 as “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune
• #1 for 2016 “100 Best Workplaces for Women” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune
• #1 on the nation's “50 Best Workplaces for Diversity” for 2016 by Great Place to Work® and Fortune
• #2 on the 2016 “10 Best Workplaces for African-Americans” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune
• A 2016 “20 Best Workplaces for Gen X’ers” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune
• A “Best Workplaces for Giving Back” for 2016 by Great Place to Work® and Fortune
• A 2015 Great Place to Work® and Fortune list of “50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie”
• 2015 Great Place to Work® and Fortune “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials”


Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties.  The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business.  Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center.   We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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