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Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Company: Ascension
Location: Nashville
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Patient Care Services, Patient Care Technician, PCT, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Caregiver

 

Observation Unit

 

Full Time Night Shift

 

St Thomas West

 

Nashville, TN

What You Will Do:

Working in the Observation Unit you will see a wide variety of patients with varying diagnosis; it’s a great place to learn more and grow within the hospital! You will be observing patients needing further testing or waiting on results for diagnosis, while assisting them with ADL’s. This is a general observation & overflow MedSurge unit. 

You can expect fast paced, needing to communicate well with nursing staff on vitals, identifying conditions that are abnormal such as sepsis, jaundice, or other underlying conditions. As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to perform basic clinical and non-clinical patient care activities under supervision in assigned area.

Responsibilities:

  • Aids with entry and exit of patients.
  • Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living (ADL's) such as bathing, feeding, grooming.
  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff. Documents necessary records.
  • Responsible for keeping patient rooms clean and orderly as well as maintaining medical equipment.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. 
  • Nurse Aide credential preferred.

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

As one of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Keywords: Ascension, Nashville , Patient Care Technician (PCT), Other , Nashville, Tennessee

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