Nurse Tech Surgical Trauma PT Nights
Company: Carondelet St. Josephs Hospital
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Up to $750 Bonus Based on EligibilityHelping people feel better
isn't just about the treatment we give - the relationships we
create and the compassion we share are just as important.
Carondelet hospitals make a difference in the lives of our
communities and the lives of those we work alongside every day. We
know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are
committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding
environment.From your first day, you'll be part of a group of some
of the most talented nursing professionals united in a common goal
to care for those in our community. Ready to work with
awe-inspiring teammates who are dedicated to making a difference?
Join us in going above and beyond.Nurse Tech Surgical Trauma PT
Nights Position SummaryThe Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides
specific nursing care under the direction of a Registered Nurse
(RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The PCT is required to
provide an excellent patient experience consistent with
Relationship-Based Care. Prepare hospital room for new admission.
Anticipate patient needs. Respond to patient requests in a timely
and appropriate manner. Perform patient rounding according to
unit-specific guidelines. Provide care that is intentional and
patient-focused. Ensure that environment is orderly and
comfortable. Approach patients and families with compassion and
offer emotional support. Demonstrate courtesy, respect, and
professionalism. Recognize and respect cultural and spiritual
differences and demonstrate culturally competent care. Works in a
secure department with access to areas where medications are
store.RESPONSIBILITIESProvide specific nursing care under the
direction of an RN or LPN and ensure that activities of daily
living are provided; including hygiene, mobility, and feeding.
Measure and record vital signs. Monitor and record intake and
Measure oxygenation with pulse oximetry.
Obtain weight using standing, sling, bed, or chair scale.
Report patient complaints of pain.
Report observations of changes in patient's conditions such as
vital signs and level of consciousness to an RN or LPN in a timely
Perform or assist with bathing, oral/denture care and
Observe for changes in skin integrity and ensure that patients
receive adequate position changes to prevent skin breakdown.
Measure for, apply, and remove anti-embolism stockings.
Apply and remove sequential-compression devices.
Apply and remove Buck's traction after initial application by RN or
Provide care, as directed by the RN/LPN according to the SKIN
Implement fall prevention interventions as directed by the
Collect and accurately label patient specimens at the patient
bedside. Collect urine specimens from urinary catheters using
Perform fingerstick blood glucose measurements.
Assist with or feed patients unable to feed themselves. Monitor
intake. Assist with food delivery and tray pick-up.
Assist with elimination by offering appropriate toileting in a
Perform bladder scans for bladder volume.
Insert single or double lumen urinary catheters that are packaged
as closed systems. Hang un-medicated continuous bladder infusion
solutions and record amount infused and output.
Administer un-medicated enemas.
Apply cardiac monitoring equipment. Perform 12-lead ECGs.
Place and apply select dressings as directed by an RN/LPN. Remove
dressings as directed. Empty and measure drainage from wound
Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, safety,
environmental, and infection control standards.Accurately observe,
collect, identify, and document data on appropriate form in a
timely manner. Report information to RN. Use acceptable
abbreviations and terminology. Documentation must be legible.Level
2 - Proficient (in addition to above duties):
Participate in the transport of patients on cardiac monitors, as
directed by an RN/LPN, once deemed competent in basic rhythm
Perform venipuncture for blood collection after receiving specific
venipuncture training.Level 3 - Subject Matter Expert (in addition
to above duties):
Assist physician with examinations, procedures, and other direct
patient care as directed.
Serve as a preceptor for new PCTs, PCT trainees, and NA's.THE NURSE
TECH SURGICAL TRAUMA PT NIGHTS CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING
EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND
Required: Certifications dependent on department, as noted in
Preferred: Current CNA Licensure.EDUCATION:
Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma
(G.E.D.). Has completed PCT training, CNA training or equivalent
training program.WORK EXPERIENCE:
Preferred: Knowledge of hospital environment desired. Previous
hospital and/or health care related experience preferred.
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an
applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status
or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless
doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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