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Patient Care Tech / PCT IMC

Company: BSA Hospital
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

Join our team as a day shift, PRN, Intermediate Care - Stepdown (IMC) Patient Care Technician (PCT) in Amarillo, TX. -Fulfilling your purpose begins here: -People First, Always. Here's how we take care of our people: -

  • Competitive salaries, support teams and growth opportunities. - -Your team is bigger than your department: -
    • BSA Hospital is a 445-bed hospital serving the Amarillo area for over 120 years and continues to be Amarillo's preferred healthcare provider. At BSA, the focus is to provide quality healthcare in Christian love, service and dignity.
    • We believe healthcare is a team sport and every player has something to contribute. We show compassion, celebrate differences and treat one another with respect. -
      Responsibilities

      • Work in partnership with the registered nurse to support the delivery of care in a safe patient environment that promotes caring and healing.
      • Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills necessary to communicate appropriately and carry out delegated tasks for patients under the supervision of a registered nurse.
      • Document data as directed, and report observations and patient concerns to the registered nurse.
      • Ensure all safety precautions are observed including making sure call light is within reach, bed alarms are used as appropriate, side rails are up, bed is in lowest position, fall precautions in place, etc.
      • Obtain and record patients' vital signs.
      • Report patients' condition at regular intervals and prior to completion of shift, and promptly report any signs or symptoms of concern to appropriate party.
      • Ensure accurate documentation of observations and interventions in the medical record.
      • Respond promptly to all call lights.
      • Assist patients with mobility and basic tasks, such as bathing, dressing, eating, and other ADLs.
      • Collect specimens for lab tests.
      • Perform glucometer testing.
      • Perform foley and external catheter care and placement.
      • Provide basic patient transport.
      • Discontinue peripheral IV's.
      • Provide basic housekeeping duties as needed.
      • Assist in maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly environment for patients and staff.
      • Assist in preparing and stripping rooms as needed.
      • Participate in Purposeful Hourly Rounding and Bedside Shift Report as directed.
      • Perform direct and indirect patient care duties as assigned and may provide clerical support to assigned unit.
      • Maintain unit records and orders/stocks routine supplies for the unit.
      • Other duties as assigned.
        Qualifications

        Job Requirements:
        • Must have BLS certification within 30 days of hire or transfer into position.Preferred Job Requirements:
          • 0-1-year experience in acute or long-term care
          • High School or GED

Keywords: BSA Hospital, Amarillo , Patient Care Tech / PCT IMC, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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