Patient Care Technician- P/T - DAY
Requisition #: 175642
Location: Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, MD
Category: Nursing Support/Patient Care
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Limited (20 - 29)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Sept. 18, 2018
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The Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs direct patient care tasks under the direction of the Registered Nurse and performs various tasks as competency documentation designates. Work occasionally requires internal contacts outside the work group to exchange relevant information. Communication with external contacts involves providing or giving factual information.
24 hours per week
7:00AM - 7:30PM
Every 3rd weekend
Work Location: 4 P Acute
High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma. Completion of an approved medical training program beyond high school (i.e., PCT Training Program, Nursing Technician). Completion of an approved phlebotomy course preferred. Nursing students are excluded from the above requirements while they are actively enrolled in an approved nursing program and after completion of a Fundamentals of Nursing course. Nursing students must successfully complete the hospital-based PCT Training program prior to performing the duties of a patient care technician. Must pass the medical knowledge test. IV initiation, EKG, foley catheter insertion, basic respiratory/physical therapy skills preferred.
1 year of related experience required
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
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