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HCA Holdings, Inc

Patient Care Technician II Part Time Inpatient Rehab - Nights w/Weekend Rotation

HCA Holdings, Inc - Round Rock, TX

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Round Rock

Texas

St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center provides comprehensive health care to residents of Williamson and surrounding counties. As a leader in the region, St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center provides leading-edge care in Cardiac Services, Emergency & Trauma, Surgical Services, Orthopedics & Joint Replacement, St. David's Neuroscience & Spine Institute and Rehabilitation. *

* * Magnet Pathways designated *

* * * Malcolm Baldrige award recipient * *

* * 100 Top Hospitals, Thomson Reuters (2012) *

* * Texas Ten Step Facility *

Position Description *

The Patient Care Technician performs a variety of basic care services related to activities of daily living under the direct supervision of a registered nurse (RN) and/or licensed vocational nurse (LVN). The Patient Care Technician assists the nursing staff in providing patient care according to hospital policies and procedures. The Patient Care Technician accepts assignments on other units when necessary. The Patient Care Technician assists in maintaining a clean, well organized and adequately stocked patient care unit.

Essential Job Responsibilities *

Performs direct patient care:

Participates in providing direct care as directed, according to standards

Can work with people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds

Communicates all findings in the correct/concise/clear written and or verbal format

Can recognize abnormal findings ie VS, Skin changes, I&O, etc. and report findings to the nurse

Can recognize and respond appropriately in an emergency situation

Applies knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span to identify patient and family requirements relative to age-specific needs

Performs indirect patient care:

Can perform skills to support direct care

Can organize, set priorities and manage multiple priorities

Can adjust to a rapidly changing work environment

Can maintain a clean, well organized and adequately stocked patient care area

Maintains equipment in good working order

Submits requests for repair appropriately

Uses and charges supplies appropriately

Can input physician orders

Can operate the patient call system

Answers and transfers phone calls. Break down and/or copies charts/forms as needed

Acts as an orientation preceptor for new and cross-training PCT I and PCT II employees

Have knowledge of limited role of medication security, handling, storage and transport of non-narcotic medications under the approval and direction of a supervisor

Participates in the plan of care:

Is familiar with the plan of care

Can follow instructions for the care performed

Communicates to the registered nurse and licensed vocational nurse any data appropriate to the plan of care

Technical skills: (as required by facility/unit/dept.)

Phlebotomy for lab specimens, blood cultures

Nasopharyngeal suctioning

Foley catheterization, catheter care and removal.

Bladder scanner

Irrigations (non-medicated) eyes and ears.

Nasal swabs

Assists with surgical aseptic/sterile procedures maintaining sterile/aseptic technique

Assist with set up of equipment as needed

Application and adjustment of CPM & SCM, TED hoses; application of Buck's traction

Set up for Telemetry, monitoring EKG rhythm strips, obtain 12 lead EKG

Orthopedic splinting

Emergency: participates CPR and Dr. Leo, crash cart and pediatric equipment location

Assist with postmortem care

Completes unit specific competency and age-specific competency requirements

Education and Experience

Required: High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred: Acute care hospital experience and specific experience in the clinical services provided by the unit. Completion of 2 clinical semesters in a nursing program.

Licenses and Certificates

Required: BLS certification

Preferred: Certified Nurses Assistant certification

Job:

*Nursing Support

Title:

Patient Care Technician II Part Time Inpatient Rehab - Nights w/Weekend Rotation

Location:

Texas-Round Rock-Round Rock Medical Center

Requisition ID:

06240-60518

21 days 12 hours ago

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Patient Care Technician II Part Time Inpatient Rehab - Nights w/Weekend Rotation HCA Holdings, Inc - Round Rock, TX, United States

   

Location: Round Rock, TX

Company Profile:
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.