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Texas Health Resources Patient Care Tech (PCT) - Med/Surg in Arlington, Texas

Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Hiring bonus for external hires

We’re looking for qualified PCT’s like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: 800 W. Randol Mill Road in Arlington, TX 76012

  • Work environment: MedSurg

  • Work hours: Full-Time; Day Shift (6am – 6pm; Rotating Weekends)

  • Salary range: $15.00 - $23.85 per hour (based on relevant experience)

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed acute-care, full-service medical center has been serving Arlington and the surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include comprehensive cardiac care, women’s services, neurosciences, cancer services, orthopedics, emergency services and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial has over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. For more information, visit TexasHealth.org/Arlington.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

  • CNA - Certified Nurses Aide required upon hire Or

  • Other Nursing student who has completed fundamentals or military experience with medical training equivalent required upon hire And

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required And

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training required in 60 days

Position Responsibilities

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

PARTNERSHIP:

  • 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.

WORKPLACE/PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • 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

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • A "Top 100 Places to Work" for 2020 by The Dallas Morning News (9th time)

  • #1 as 2021 “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune (7th consecutive year, 6th year as #1)

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Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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