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Patient Care Technician (PCT) Medical Surgical Unit

Company: Highlands Regional Medical Center
Location: Sebring
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


Patient Care Tech (PCT)
Medical Surgical Unit
PRN, Various Shift - 0.001 FTE
Highlands Regional Medical Center
Sebring, FL
 
Facility Description:
Highlands Regional Medical Center is a 126-bed acute hospital providing a full range of Emergency, Surgical and Inpatient and Outpatient services. Serving Sebring, Florida, and the surrounding counties since 1965, Highlands Regional Medical Center offers advanced technology and attracts the most highly qualified physicians and surgeons in the area. The Emergency Room offers the area’s only dedicated Senior ER featuring designated parking, hearing amplifiers, optical devices, special attention to discharge planning and one-on-one help with scheduling follow-up appointments. The Orthopedic Institute at Highlands provides patients undergoing joint replacement surgery an upscale environment while also promoting wellness and healing. The hospital specializes in surgical services close to home including minimally invasive procedures, which can result in shorter hospital stays and a faster recovery.
Highlands Regional Medical Center's personnel, consisting of highly trained professionals, are dedicated to ensure consistent excellence in healthcare delivery. We invite you to learn more about our career opportunities as well as living in Sebring, “The City on the Circle,” which is home to the Sebring International Raceway as well as a wide range of boutique and gallery shopping opportunities, fine and casual dining, and a host of parks and lakes that satisfy all recreational interests.
Position Description:
Working under the supervision of a nursing, the PCT performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene
  • Serves and collects food trays and assists with patient feeding
  • Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments
  • Assists patients in ambulating
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O
  • Performs non-sterile dressing changes
  • Passes and collects bed pans
  • Changes bed linens
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems 
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care
  • Orients and mentors new staff members
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment, as required

Qualifications

  • Current BLS Certification (American Heart Association or American Red Cross)
  • Successful completion of a nursing assistant training program preferred
  • State of FL C.N.A. Licensure preferred
  • Previous Patient Care Tech and/or C.N.A. experience in a hospital setting preferred
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.\
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

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Keywords: Highlands Regional Medical Center, Lakeland , Patient Care Technician (PCT) Medical Surgical Unit, Other , Sebring, Florida

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