The Patient Care Technician reports to the Assistant Nurse Manager. Under the direct supervision of Registered Nurse, performs multi-skilled activities to support a decentralized patient-centered approach to patient care and achieve desired outcomes. The PACU/Pre-op Technician will attach the patient to the monitor, apply the SCDï¿½s, utilize the Glucometer to measure glucose, perform EKGï¿½s as directed by the RN, Draw blood and start IVï¿½s, Urine dip stick, straight Foley catheter a patient. Provides a clean and safe environment, restocks, cleans equipment, and performs other duties as delegated. Restocks inventories and supplies to keep supplies readily available. Performs all the necessary responsibilities required to transport patients to and from various patient care areas and departments within the hospital to designated areas. Responsible for clerical and secretarial duties as needed in the department.
Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)
ï¿½ Certified Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician or EMT or Paramedic certification or a Bachelorï¿½s degree preferred.
ï¿½ Student currently enrolled in a nursing program or Two (2) years experience in an acute care setting.
ï¿½ Minimum of one year experience of related work experience
ï¿½ Medical terminology preferred
ï¿½ Possess ability to understand and implement a variety of detailed instructions in the execution of therapeutic procedures and ability to make accurate physical observations of patients.
ï¿½ Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in English
ï¿½ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with good knowledge of English language.
ï¿½ Basic computer skills required
Current BLS Certification from American Heart Association
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005009599
About Palmetto General Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.