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  • Patient Care Technician

    Job ID
    2018-56360
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Neuro ICU
    Hours / Pay Period
    72
    Facility
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    PHOENIX
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    7a - 7:30p
  • Overview

    Hello humankindness

     

    Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 450+ bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute , Norton Thoracic Heart and Lung Institute , The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's , and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.

     

    U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital, and a partnership with The University of Arizona Cancer Center.

    Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix, area. More than 117 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

     

    St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

     

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    For the health of our community ... we are proud to announce that we are a tobacco-free campus.

    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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