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Patient Care Technician -PCT23-12451

Company: Evergreen Technologies, LLC.
Location: Edison
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Position: Patient Care Technician
Location: Neptune, NJ
Duration: 3 months

Roles & Responsibilities:

Job Summary: The Patient Care Technician plays a vital role in supporting registered professional nurses and ensuring the well-being of patients. This position involves a range of essential job functions to facilitate patient care, including preparation, assessment, and assistance with various medical procedures.

Essential Generic Job Functions (Listed in order of importance):

  • Welcome patients, ensuring proper identification bracelets are in place.
  • Prepare patients for assessment, admission, physical examination, and procedures.
  • Draw intravenous or capillary blood from patients of all ages, following aseptic collection techniques, and ensure proper labeling and processing of specimens.
  • Perform electrocardiograms (EKG) for patients as directed.
  • Maintain and ensure the functionality and cleanliness of all necessary equipment.
  • Assist in transporting patients to various departments or units upon request.
  • Assist with patient preparation, including meal assistance or feeding as needed.
  • Monitor and restock inventory of assigned area as directed.
  • Ensure the room environment is prepared for patient admission.
  • Provide direct hygiene and comfort care to patients, including bathing, toileting, oral hygiene, incontinent care, and bed making.
  • Take vital signs on admission under the direction of the RN, document results, and notify the RN promptly of any abnormalities.
  • Perform and document glucose finger sticks and collect other specimens as directed.
  • Obtain and document daily patient weights, observe and document patient intake and output.
  • Provide a safe patient environment by responding to call lights promptly and communicating with the RN immediately for any change in the patient's condition.
  • Identify and address the specific needs of the patient population served, considering factors such as age, culture, language, and sensory impairments.
    Knowledge, Education, and Skills Preferred:
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Certified Medical Assistant, or Patient Care Technician with successful completion of a PCT program, including Phlebotomy, EKG, and nursing assistant courses in both theoretical and clinical settings.
  • At least one (1) year of PCT or CNA experience in a hospital setting is strongly preferred.
    Required Certification/Licensing:
  • Maintain current BLS/CPR certification from the American Heart Association.
    Contacts: Regular contact with Medical Center personnel, patients, and visitors.

Keywords: Evergreen Technologies, LLC., New York , Patient Care Technician -PCT23-12451, Professions , Edison, New York

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