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Patient Care Technician Float Pool

Company: St. David's North Austin Medical Center
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description
Introduction Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Patient Care Technician Float Pool opening with St. David's North Austin Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.
Benefits At St. David's North Austin Medical Center, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending Paid Time Off ( PTO ) and Personal Leave 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service) Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc. Home , Auto , and Pet Insurance Employee Stock Purchase Program ( ESPP ) Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage Adoption Assistance Legal Benefits and lots more! Learn more about Employee Benefits
We are seeking a(an) Patient Care Technician Float Pool for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!
Job Summary and Qualifications
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. The PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed personnel.

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. 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. Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges. Demonstrates proper body mechanics. Provides or assists with non-medicated support care, including non-sterile dressing changes, skin protection, application of heat or ice, and venous compression devices. Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of specimen. Retrieves medication from pharmacy, storage room, or tube system and delivers to licensed staff member as instructed. Assists with patient preparation for surgery or other procedure. Orients patients/families/caregivers to room and hospital routine. Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed. Performs hourly rounding and responds promptly to call lights and patient requests. Strives to anticipate patient needs and resolve them proactively. Follows patient and employee safety/security policies and protocols, including hand hygiene, use of universal precautions, use of personal protective equipment, and adherence to isolation procedures. Prepares and maintains clean, hazard-free patient rooms. Empties trash and removes soiled linens. Assists with post-mortem care. Assists in the setup, removal, and cleaning of equipment. Identifies malfunctioning equipment and initiates repairs. Performs clerical work as needed, including assembling and maintain charts, filing, answering and transferring phones, and relaying messages.

What qualifications you will need:

Basic Cardiac Life Support

St.
David's North Austin Medical Center is a multi-specialty hospital in Texas with
more than 360 beds . The facility is home to St. David's Children's Hospital , St. David's Women's
Center of Texas featuring a Level III NICU, a Kidney Transplant Center, and the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery . Additional services
offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care, heart and vascular care, neurology and
neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery.

St. David's North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, which is one
of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St.
David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two
local non-profits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute
for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the
delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
"Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow." - Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Patient Care Technician Float Pool opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: St. David's North Austin Medical Center, Round Rock , Patient Care Technician Float Pool, Professions , Round Rock, Texas

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