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Patient Care Tech - Medical|Surgical - Paducah KY

  • ... Paducah, Kentucky, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 34200 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 12, 2024       Expires on: Apr 26, 2024

Patient Care Tech - Medical|Surgical - Paducah KY   

JOB TITLE:

Patient Care Tech - Medical|Surgical - Paducah KY

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Paducah Kentucky United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit.
This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination.
It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day.
Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.

About Us

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care.
Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect.
Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

Job Summary:

A Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides basic health care and support to patients under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated healthcare professional.
As part of our team, the Patient Care Tech (PCT) is responsible for sanitizing and cleaning patients rooms, monitoring patients health and vital signs as well as assisting patients with basic needs like feeding and grooming.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides basic patient care to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, vital sign measurement, personal care and hygiene, and assists with mobility, including unit-based specialty duties.
  • Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes and/or concerns.
  • Provides high-level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors, and employees.
  • Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care.
  • Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.
  • Performs delegated tasks once competency has been validated.
  • Mobilizes patients using therapeutic transfer techniques which foster independence and safety.
  • Fosters independence by encouraging patients to complete tasks as independently as possible.
  • Individualizes care based on patient's interests and hobbies.

Education:

  • None

Licensure/Certification:

  • Must have completed one of the following: (required)

    Successful completion of nursing aide training program OR
    Successful passing of STNA State Tested Nurse Aide (required if OH LTC), OR CNA Certified Nurse Aide, OR Nurses Aide state testing or completed a nursing program that had one clinical nursing course and one clinical rotation.

Experience:

  • Recent experience in acute care, physician's office, home health/hospice, or long-term care facility, with a preference for the setting in which they are applying (preferred, not required)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Possesses problem-solving skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Engage with staff and patients in a professional manner
  • Ability to be proactive in a rapidly changing environment


Training

EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
Educational Assistance
And much more

  • Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.
com.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.
com

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 12, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

34200 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710395693-4f077ace8d35a3446ec37c7f35d25fbf

LOCATION:

Kentucky United States

CITY:

Paducah

Job Origin:

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Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.

About Us

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

Job Summary:

A Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides basic health care and support to patients under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated healthcare professional. As part of our team, the Patient Care Tech (PCT) is responsible for sanitizing and cleaning patients rooms, monitoring patients health and vital signs as well as assisting patients with basic needs like feeding and grooming.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides basic patient care to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, vital sign measurement, personal care and hygiene, and assists with mobility, including unit-based specialty duties.
  • Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes and/or concerns.
  • Provides high-level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors, and employees.
  • Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care.
  • Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.
  • Performs delegated tasks once competency has been validated.
  • Mobilizes patients using therapeutic transfer techniques which foster independence and safety.
  • Fosters independence by encouraging patients to complete tasks as independently as possible.
  • Individualizes care based on patient's interests and hobbies.

Education:

  • None

Licensure/Certification:

  • Must have completed one of the following: (required)

    Successful completion of nursing aide training program OR
    Successful passing of STNA State Tested Nurse Aide (required if OH LTC), OR CNA Certified Nurse Aide, OR Nurses Aide state testing or completed a nursing program that had one clinical nursing course and one clinical rotation.

Experience:

  • Recent experience in acute care, physician's office, home health/hospice, or long-term care facility, with a preference for the setting in which they are applying (preferred, not required)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Possesses problem-solving skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Engage with staff and patients in a professional manner
  • Ability to be proactive in a rapidly changing environment


Training

EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
Educational Assistance
And much more

  • Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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