Sanford Health

Patient Care Technician Inpatient | Day Unit/ Pacu - South University

Location
Fargo, North Dakota
Salary
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Posted
Sep 01, 2020
Ref
28921
Industry
Healthcare
Job Type
Long-Term

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Facility: South University Hospital

Location: Fargo, ND

Shift: Day

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) serves as caregiver to the patient during the scheduled work period. The Patient Care Technician provides patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned patient under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Record vital statistics and other basic health information. Administer basic health care and medical treatments; provide assistance with basic daily living activities, including dressing/undressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, etc., meal preparation and dining needs, emotional and spiritual needs, and laundry. Clean patient living areas or treatment rooms. Collect non-invasive biological specimens from patient. Prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy. Perform clerical work related to scheduling and documenting patient healthcare. Strong communication, customer service, multi-tasking, and organizational skills are needed on a daily basis.

Department Details

The Patient Care Technician will aide in assisting the Registered Nurse in preparing patients for surgery and discharge home. You will work in a fast paced team orientated environment. Excellent communication and customer service skills required. Hours are Monday-Friday, no weekends, no holidays, 8 hour shifts. Shift start times range from 0530am to 0730am

Qualifications

High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) is required.
Knowledge of healthcare, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and medical equipment/supplies preferred.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.
If working in North Dakota (ND) and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be on the North Dakota Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry upon completion of training/competency validation or a maximum of four months from the date of initial employment.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Job Function: Nursing

Req Number: R-28921

Featured: No

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