Patient Care Technician (PCT) Inpatient | Emergency
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Facility: Central Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
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). 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.
Schedule: 3 shifts/week. 12 hour Rotating shifts. Days, Nights, Weekends, and Holidays.
Emergency Department Details: Our Emergency Department will treat between 110 and 140 patients during a typical day. Treatment is provided for patients of all ages with all diagnoses, including minor, critical and life-threatening conditions.
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, but not required. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-29822