Positions Location: Lansing, MI
General Purpose of Job:
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) assists nurses in providing basic care and performs specific procedures with patients. The PCT works under the supervision and direction of an RN and/or LPN.
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
Provides basic care and tasks as directed by an RN.
Performs specific patient procedures and treatments according to Hospital policies.
Documents care given and patient response in patient record.
Cleans and maintains equipment and environment.
Demonstrates knowledge and use of appropriate equipment and supplies to provide quality patient care.
Communicates significant information and changes in patient condition to the RN.
Actively participates as a team member. Constructively addresses patient and team issues to insure quality patient care and a collaborative work environment.
Provides STAT EKG testing for nursing units as requested between the hours of 1800-0630.
General Requirements Basic life support (BLS) within 60 days of hire. Work Experience Previous experience as a PCT or CNA in absence of the required education.
Education High school diploma, G.E.D. or successful completion of 12 grades combined with continued enrollment in early college program. Successful completion of Acute Care Nursing Assistant Program OR certified nurse assistant program OR documented completion of Fundamentals of Nursing as a current student in a nursing program. Specialized Knowledge and Skills Computer literate.
Interpersonal skills for effective communication. Excellent attendance Assumes responsibility for ongoing education and completion of mandatory requirements. Current experience and demonstrated competency of 12 lead EKG testing.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Location: Sparrow Hospital
Activation Date: Monday, September 27, 2021
Expiration Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
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