Amarillo Surgical Group, Patient Care Tech FT Days

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

BSA Amarillo Surgical Group brings the latest technology and surgical techniques to the Panhandle region, and is committed to providing quality surgical care. Our surgeons provide both traditional and minimally-invasive approaches to surgery.

 
Job Summary:
Responsible for the direct and indirect patient care duties assigned to them by the Registered Nurse, following policies and procedures of the institution.  The Patient Care Technician will assist with patient care including but not limited to the following:  comfort measures, mobility, transport, ensure patient safety with prompt response to patient request. The Patient Care Technician will assist with the management and flow of the unit by assisting with electronic patient documentation, answering telephones, collecting and delivering of specimens.

                        

Education/Licensure/Certification:
  High School Diploma or GED  
American Heart Association or American Red Cross Basic Life Support Certification preferred- completion required within 90 days of hire.
Successful completion of the 4 week on the job BSA Patient Care Technician training.
Successfully complete BSA Skills Test with previous healthcare experience.


Qualifications/ Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Must be at least 18 years of age
Position requires fluency in English language to function in job environment appropriately
Must exhibit desire to exemplify the BSA culture, including the BSA Mission, Vision and the BSA Way
Good interpersonal and customer service skills  
Good organizational and follow-through skills
Ability to multi-task constantly and tolerate interruptions
Communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team
Demonstrate legible handwriting or documentation of vital signs and other pertinent patient information in patient medical records and other required forms
Possess the knowledge to recognize important patient observations and communicate it to the appropriate team member
Must be able to manipulate, position and transfer various size patients in the bed, to and from the bed, to and from wheelchair, and to and from toilets, utilizing proper body mechanics; Patient participation in ambulation and transfers may not always be reliable