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PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN - 3 EAST

PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN - 3 EAST

ID 
2017-23420
Site 
RIVERVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Red Bank
Status 
Per Diem
Shift 
Day 12 Hours
Shift Hours 
700a-730p

More information about this job

Overview

Overview:

How have you impacted someone’s life today?  At Meridian Health our nursing teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day.  From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of nursing services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

The position will work with the team on 3 EAST oncology

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Patient Care Technician at Meridian includes:

 

  • Providing patient care, based on physical, psychosocial, education, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the guests/patients served in assigned service
  • Providing for  effective and safe guest/patients outcomes through practice, judgment and critical actions
  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient's status and rendered care
  • Taking self-directed or self-motivated initiative to do more than is expected or required in the job, acting before being required to by events, improving job performance, and/or creating new opportunities
  • Participating in interdisciplinary collaboration of our patient's plan of care from admission to discharge to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care
  • Participating in Unit/Department Performance Improvement [PI] activities
  • The Patient Care Technician is responsible for providing direct patient care to the patients under the guidance of the physician and RN. He/She performs phlebotomy, vital signs,EKGs, assists the RN and performs secretary skills.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

  • Completion of PCT/CNA certification required, Meridian Nursing Assistant Program preferred or
  • Current Nursing Student, having completed fundamentals in nursing clinical rotation strongly preferred or
  • Equivalent bedside nursing experience, such as home health aides, military hospital corpsman or medic or Emergency Medical Technician preferred or
  • Experienced or certified in phlebotomy and checking EKG, vital signs and blood sugar preferred
  • At least 1 year PCT or CNA experience in a hospital setting strongly preferred
  • BLS/CPR certification is required
  • Strong computer skills and telephone etiquette required
  • A passion and commitment to be dedicated to working with children and their families where we treat each as our own. Able to adjust to a rapidly changing census

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