PCT PRN (as needed)- Medical- Cleburne

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Location:
Cleburne, TX US
Job ID:
96412
Department:
MEDICAL UNIT
Area of Interest:
Patient Support Services
Job Type:
PRN
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Cleburne

Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Cleburne seeks to hire a PCT to work PRN (as needed) Variable Shift for the Medical Unit.
The schedule includes working variable shifts (6:00 am- 6:00 pm or 6:00 pm- 6:00 am), 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)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-For Emergency Departments only
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.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne is a 137-bed, full-service hospital that has served Cleburne and the Johnson County area since 1986. Located about 35 miles south of Fort Worth, hospital services include surgery, women’s care, gastroenterology, orthopedics and ear, nose and throat care. The center has have over 80 physicians on its medical staff and has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer for Quality Care in a nationwide performance improvement project, an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, and designated a Pathway to Excellence® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Recognitions like these make our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.
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