Patient Care Technician

Job ID
2020-102448
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Neuro ICU
Hours / Pay Period
72
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
7p-7:30a, varied nights
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

Responsibilities

U.S. News & World Report has consistently recognized Barrow Neurological Institute® (BNI) at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center as one of the top 10 hospitals for Neurology and Neurosurgery in the country. Touching the lives of more than 5,000 patients each year, our 64-bed NEUROSCIENCE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT specializes in treating patients with neurological injuries and diseases that may require endovascular intervention, brain and spinal tumors, subarachnoid hemorrhages, and neuro-trauma patients. Our patient and family-centered care model reflects our mission: Dedicated to patients, Committed to Excellence.


The staff work in partnership with our patients and their families to provide excellent care based on evidence and best practices. We strive for success by promoting a safe and healthy work environment and support continued education for our staff. The commitment to our patients, families and staff is reflected by the Beacon Award for Clinical Excellence in 2009-2010. As a Center of Excellence for Neuroscience, we have the largest number of Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurses (CNRN) in the country. Many of our nurses hold national certification in critical care as well. We are very proud of our accomplishments and looking forward to a bright future! Come be part of our team.

 

JOIN US NOW as we are seeking a PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (PCT)  on the 4BC Unit to be part of our dynamic patient care team. Passionate about the health and well-being of our critically ill patients, assists patients with activities of daily living and provides direct patient care under supervision of Nurse, obtains and records patient vital signs, monitors and records daily intake and output, obtains specimens, including non-invasive body fluids and blood specimens and performs EKGs and blood glucose monitoring.
 
This position also monitors and performs actions to decrease patient length of stay including but not limited to: performing timely designated discharge duties, and communicating discharge information to appropriate staff,  assist Physician/Nurse with diagnostic tests, clinical procedures, and other tasks as requested, communicates patient needs and observed/reported changes in patient condition to supervising Nurse or Physician and assists nursing in the retrieval and delivering of medications per the unit standard.
 

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:
  • AZ State CNA License and BLS certification required.
  • HS Diploma/GED
 
Preferred:
  • Six months CNA acute care experience and the completion of a Patient Care Technician program

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