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Patient Care Technician (PCT) Medical Main

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Okeechobee
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


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Patient Care Technician (PCT) - Medical Main

Per-Diem  (0.001 FTE), Days
Raulerson Hospital
Okeechobee, FL

 

Facility Description:

Since 1979 Raulerson Hospital has been providing the rural community of Okeechobee with quality healthcare and a personal touch. As the sole hospital provider in Okeechobee County, Raulerson Hospital is a 100-bed acute care facility offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services. Raulerson is licensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) as a Primary Stroke Center and provides comprehensive multi-modality diagnostic services accredited by the American College of Radiology. Raulerson’s surgical services include minimally invasive procedures, which can result in shorter hospital stays and a faster recovery.

 

Raulerson Hospital is a unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, located in a down to earth community. Our spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly people. We are always seeking dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family. Many nursing students, who spend time with Raulerson Hospital during their clinical rotations, choose to join us upon their graduation because they enjoy the friendly, helpful atmosphere amongst our staff and patients. We invite you to learn more about us and our community.

Position Description:

Become part of a successful healthcare organization working directly at the patient's bedside with a team of caring professionals. This opportunity is perfect for someone to continue his or her career working in a hospital environment. The Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the PCT’s skills/training and the needs of the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment.

  • Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.
  • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and output, and calorie counts.
  • Monitors patient physical and emotional condition.  Reports any changes in status promptly while Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination.  Changes bed linens as needed.
  • Documents observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual patients to the RN/Team Leader.

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: HCA Healthcare, Palm Bay , Patient Care Technician (PCT) Medical Main, Other , Okeechobee, Florida

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