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Texas Health Resources Patient Care Tech- Med Surg - Nights in Azle, Texas

Patient Care Tech- Med Surg - Nights

Sign-on Bonus $8,000 for qualifying external candidates only

We’re looking for a qualified Patient Care Techs like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: 108 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

  • Work hours: 7pm - 7am alternating weekends and holidays

At Texas Health Azle, we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 36-bed, community-based hospital serving Northwest Fort Worth and the Azle community since the 1950s. We provide exceptional care to the suburban areas of Azle, Lake Worth, Springtown and the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for endoscopy services, general and orthopedic surgical services, emergency medicine, and adult intensive care services - we’ve got it. Plus, we’re accredited through The Joint Commission (TJC) for Chest Pain, a level III Support Stroke facility and a level IV Trauma Center. We offer outpatient surgery, rehabilitative physical and hand therapy, and advanced imaging like mammography and CT scanning.

We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, radiology services, rehabilitation and much more.

Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required

  • CNA - Certified Nurse Aide License Upon Hire required or

  • THR Approved PCT Training Program Upon Hire Req or

  • EMT - Emergency Medical Technician Emergency Department ONLY Upon Hire Req or

  • RN Nursing student who has completed fundamentals or Military experience with medical training equivalent upon hire required and

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

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 60 days of hire.

Skills

  • Possesses organizational skills to function in a fast-paced work environment, positive interpersonal skills, and good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Nursing Students who do not complete course of study in nursing but having completed their Fundamentals Training and EMTs who do not formally retain their EMT status may continue in role if they have consistently demonstrated skills in their PCT position.

  • After hire PCT CNA renewal is not a requirement of the role if the PCT has consistently demonstrated skills in their PCT position.

Position Responsibilities

  • 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

Why Texas Health

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®

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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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