Patient Care Technician I - Cardiac Progressive Care

St. Joseph Health Fullerton , CA 92838

Posted 2 months ago

We are looking for a Patient Care Technician I for the Cardiac Progressive Care Department at St. Jude Medical Center.

Location: Fullerton, CA

Work Schedule: Full time

  • 72 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 12-hour, Nights

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Job Summary:

Provides assistance with direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs routine treatments and procedures such as but not limited to intake and output, weights, vital signs, sitz baths, range of motion exercises, incentive spirometry, bed alerts.

  • Documents all necessary information in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Provides personal hygiene to patients, including bed baths, oral hygiene, linen changes and patient ambulation.

  • Answers patient call lights, beepers, intercom/telephone, and direct/transfer calls and responds appropriately/promptly.

  • Assists in the admitting, transfer, discharge and transport of patients.

  • Passes dietary trays and assist patients with meals and supplementary intake as directed.

  • Assists with patient room cleanliness/organization and maintenance/cleaning/ stocking of equipment and supplies as assigned.

  • Partners with physician and staff to report patient change in condition or patient/ family social/emotional concerns to RN.

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Basic knowledge of windows environment computer system.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Coursework/Training

  • Successfully completed two semesters of an accredited clinical RN program or equivalent educ/experience

Experience: Basic MS Word, Windows, Excel experience

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current California Department of Public Health
  • Nursing Assistant Certification or second semester of Nursing school
  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: 1 year acute care (hospital) experience.

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.

St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

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