Rehab Acute 6C Patient Care Tech., FT Days

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

  BSA Health System is an extensive hospital system providing clinical excellence to the Texas Panhandle and the tri-state area. BSA is acclaimed for its superior quality and customer service.

The Patient Care Technician is responsible for the direct and indirect patient care duties assigned to them by the Registered Nurse, following the policies and procedures of the institution. The PCT will assist with patient care and comfort, hygiene and ADL’s (Activities of Daily Living) including bed baths, restroom assistance and linen changes, nutrition, mobility, transport, and ensure patient safety with prompt response to patient request and call lights. Patient coverage assignments are 10 - 15 patients per Patient Care Technician based on unit census with some 1:1 patient coverage assignments as needed. The PCT will assist with the management and flow of the unit by assisting with admits, discharges, transfer/transport patients, electronic patient documentation, answers telephones, collect and delivers specimens. 

  Licenses and Certifications: 
  Minimum 18-yrs of age
  CPR certified from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross

  Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 
  Previous hospital based CNA, Patient Care Tech, Unit Secretary and/or Medical Assistant experience desired
  Acute care setting of patient drains, tubes, and specimen collection
  Acute care setting of infection control protocols
  Vital signs; manual blood pressure, heights/weights, O2 stats, I& O calculations, Glucose monitoring
  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 required; accurate 40+ wpm minimum; EMR EPIC documentation
  Medical Terminology a plus
  Prioritize multiple requests
  Multi-task with ability to handle multiple interruptions
  Effective and efficient written and verbal communication skills
  Excellent front-line customer service skills