Panhandle Surgical Hospital, Patient Care Tech PRN Days

Shift: Day
Schedule: PRN Relief

  Panhandle Surgical Hospital is partnered with BSA Health System to provide two surgical facilities which include Quail Creek Surgical Hospital in Amarillo. Each hospital combines the latest technology with a warm and caring staff specializing in surgical services. Physicians Surgical Hospital is unique because it is owned and operated by physicians in an affiliation with BSA Health System.

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 rotate throughout the PACU unit at Panhandle Surgical Hospital. The PCT will obtain vital signs, I&O’s and assist with patient needs. 

  Education/Licenses/Certifications: 
  Minimum of 18-years of age
  CPR certification from American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  Previous hospital/clinic based Patient Care Assistant, Medical Assistant, EMT-B and/or CNA
  Texas CNA certificate; current or previously held in good standing required
  Able to pass the BSA Acute Care Technical Skills Competency to include but not limited to: Manual Blood
  Pressure, I&O Calculation.
  Ability to recognize important patient observations and communicate it to the appropriate team member
  Ability to manipulate, position, transfer and ambulate various size patients both full assist or partial assist.
  Basic addition and subtraction skills required
  Computer skills necessary; minimum 25 wpm accurate
  Medical terminology a plus
  Prioritize multiple requests
  Ability to multi-task constantly and tolerate multiple interruptions
  Clear and effective communication (written and verbal) with patients, families and other healthcare professionals
  Outgoing; friendly and compassionate customer service skills needed; must be committed to patient and family satisfaction