Texas Health Resources Patient Care Tech (PCT) - Med/Surg in Arlington, Texas
Patient Care Tech (PCT) with Great Benefits and Growth Potential, working in the Med/Surg Unit at our Arlington Hospital location.
*Hiring Bonus for external hires
Are you looking for a rewarding career with great benefits? Texas Health Arlington seeks to hire a Patient Care Technician (PCT) to work full time, 3 – 12 hour shifts per week, in the Med/Surg Unit..
This opportunity will be working at our Arlington Hospital campus located at 800 W. Randol Mill Road in Arlington, TX 76012.
The work schedule for this opportunity will be night shift, 6p (1800) to 6a (0600) and includes rotating weekends and holidays.
The salary range for this opportunity is from 15.00 to a maximum of 23.85 based on relevant experience as listed on your resume.
At Texas Health Arlington Memorial we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 369-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital serving our community since 1958. Our location in central Arlington provides convenient care to people in the DFW Metroplex and surrounding areas.
If you’re looking for comprehensive medical/surgical care, cancer care, women’s services, behavioral health, neurosciences and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, Level III Maternal Newborn care unit and a Level IV Trauma Center. We are accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center and by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.
And talk about award winning. Texas Health Arlington Memorial is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center, a Chest Pain Center and a Heart Failure Center. We have been recognized by the American Heart Association with a Gold Plus award for the exceptional care we provide to our stroke, heart failure and chest pain patients. Texas Health Arlington Memorial is a designated Magnet hospital. Our community members recently recognized us as the best emergency department in Arlington. And we were recognized by Blue Cross/Blue Shield as a Blue Distinction Center for care of our patients receiving Hip and Knee Replacement and Spine Surgery procedures. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, women’s health and much more.
As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.
The ideal candidate for this opportunity will possess the following qualifications:
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required
Licenses and Certifications Required
CNA - Certified Nurse Aide license or
RN Nursing student who has completed fundamentals or
Military experience with medical training equivalent or
THR approved PCT training program upon hire and
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent care and maintained quarterly.
CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 60 days of hire.
CARE OF PATIENT/TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Provides assistance to patient according to plan of care.
Collects patient data, identifies and reports significant findings to nurse.
Assists in admission/transfer/discharge.
Provides and Revises patient activities of daily living based on patient/family preferences.
Performs technical procedures safely and proficiently.
Takes action to reduce or eliminate patient risk.
Enters orders into computer or manual system if applicable.
Documents accurately and appropriately.
In collaboration/consultation with the nurse, adapts care to reflect patient population.
In collaboration/consultation with nurse, incorporates cultural/religious needs and beliefs into delivery of care.
Keeps patient environment clean and maintains safe environment.
Anticipates patient/family and visitor needs and takes action to meet those needs and rounds as appropriate.
Uses Professional Practice Model philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, physicians, peers and all other disciplines.
Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility to changes in schedule and/or workload assignment necessary to meet changing needs of the individual patient or Unit.
Makes new team members feel welcome and offers assistance with orientation of new employees.
Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills and communication with patients, families, co-workers, physicians, all disciplines and other customers.
Organizes workload and effectively collaborates with nursing to prioritize care.
Maintains and enhances patient care skills.
Seeks assistance and supervision when performing unfamiliar tasks.
Serves as a patient advocate.
Complies with personnel policies.
Communicates per department expectations.
Recognizes and promptly communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.
QUALITY AND SAFETY:
Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve them.
Participates in the process improvement activities within the department/hospital.
Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals.
Why Texas Health?
*As part of your employment with Texas Health, you, and any qualified dependents, may be eligible to take advantage of the comprehensive benefits program offered to eligible employees. A sample of these offerings is below:
Texas Health’s medical, dental and vision insurance programs.
Paid time off (PTO) plan which accrues on a biweekly basis according to your status, hours worked and employment tenure.
Texas Health’s 401(k) retirement plan with generous company match after twelve (12) months of service.
Life, long-term and short-term disability.
Health care and day care flexible spending accounts.
Employee Assistance program.
Texas Health’s Be Healthy wellness program.
Various employee discounts on products and services program.
At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a great place to work.
Here are a few of our recent awards:
2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)
Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
“America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes
A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
Additional perks of being a Texas Health Employee:
Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment
Positively impact patients’ quality of life
Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources
Enjoy opportunities for growth
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.
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