Patient Care Technician (Prn) Progressive Care Unit - The Jewish Hospital

Mercy Health Cincinnati , OH 45201

Posted 5 days ago

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

Patient Care Technician (PCT) -The Jewish Hospital 4777 E. Galbraith Road 45236

Job Summary:

A Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides basic health care and support to patients under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated healthcare professional. As part of our team, the Patient Care Tech (PCT) is responsible for sanitizing and cleaning patients' rooms, monitoring patients' health and vital signs as well as assisting patients with basic needs like feeding and grooming.

Essential Functions:

  • Acts as liaison between patient and nurse by monitoring and recording patients daily activities; report any drastic changes to a nurse or physician

  • Perform nursing procedures such as administering medications, changing bandage dressing, or checking temperatures

  • Ensure patients are comfortable in bed; adjust bed settings and/or reposition/turn patient as needed

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit

  • Assist patient with any daily exercises, physical therapy, or mobilization efforts patient has been prescribed

  • Other duties as assigned

Education:

  • None

Licensure/Certification:

  • One of the following is required:

  • STNA (State Tested Nurse Aide)

  • CNA (Certified Nurse Aide)

  • OR currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program and has completed one clinical nursing course and/or one clinical rotation

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)

Experience:

  • Recent experience in acute care, physician's office, home health/hospice, or long-term care facility, with a preference for the setting in which they are applying (preferred, not required)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Possesses problem-solving skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Engage with staff and patients in a professional manner

  • Ability to be proactive in a rapidly changing environment

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

  • Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0.01

Work Shift:

Days/Evenings (United States of America)

Department:

Med/Surg Telemetry Unit

  • Jewish

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health

  • Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours

  • Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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