The Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides specific nursing care under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The PCT is required to provide an excellent patient experience consistent with Relationship-Based Care. Prepare hospital room for new admission. Anticipate patient needs. Respond to patient requests in a timely and appropriate manner. Perform patient rounding according to unit-specific guidelines. Provide care that is intentional and patient-focused. Ensure that environment is orderly and comfortable. Approach patients and families with compassion and offer emotional support. Demonstrate courtesy, respect, and professionalism. Recognize and respect cultural and spiritual differences and demonstrate culturally competent care. Works in a secure department with access to areas where medications are stored.
Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.). Has completed PCT training, CNA training or equivalent training program.
Preferred: Current CNA Licensure.
Required: CPR Certification
Skills Required: Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills.
Other Required: Must be at least 18 years old.
Must be able to work variable shifts, holidays and/or weekends. Must be able to perform required duties, including lifting and transferring, using proper body mechanics.
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’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.