Patient Care Tech-Acute ICU

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Location:
Plano, TX US
Job ID:
98499
Department:
Acute ICU
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 PRN (as Needed) nights for the Acute ICU Unit.

The schedule includes working (7:00 pm-7:00 am) with 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 Heat 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 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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