Patient Care Technician, Progressive Care Unit, FT

BJC Healthcare St. Louis , MO 63136

Posted 3 months ago

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Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.
Progressive Care Unit is a 40 bed unit dedicated primarily to the cardiac and pulmonary patient populations. Unit has the ability to provide cardiac monitoring for all patients on the floor. The unit is located on the 7th floor and has a ten-bed Respiratory Care Unit for individuals with choric lung illnesses. Progressive Care Unit is staffed by RN's, PCAs and clerical associates.
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Role Purpose
Provides direct patient care to support the licensed professional nurses responsible for a team of patients to ensure a safe environment for patients by reducing risk of harm. Collects vital information on the patient and reports such to the RN which contributes to the overall assessment of each patient and any changes to a patient's condition.
Responsibilities
Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Administers or assists patients with ADL, performs VS, I&O, fall and pressure ulcer prevention measures, foley care, phlebotomy, or point of care testing as requested.
Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports changes in patient status to the nurse.
Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all patient care activities provided.
Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each patient's needs.
Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning, as well as acting as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.
Minimum Requirements

Degree
High School Diploma or GED

Experience
No Experience

Supervisor Experience
No Experience

Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

Licenses & Certifications
Certified Nurse AssistantBenefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options

  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan

  • 401(k) plan

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts

  • On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)

  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

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Patient Care Technician, Progressive Care Unit, FT

BJC Healthcare