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Texas Health Resources Patient Care Unit (PCT) - Full Time Day shift - Medical Surgical Observation unit M4E - Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas - Sign-on Bonus: 8k (for eligible external candidates only) in Dallas, Texas

Patient Care Tech (PCT) – Full Time Day shift

Medical Surgical Observation unit – M4E

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

Sign-on Bonus: $8000/- (for eligible external candidates only)

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits ? We’re looking for qualified Patient Care Tech (PCT) like you to join our Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas family.

Position Highlights

Work location: Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Lane in Dallas, TX 75231.

Work environment: Medical Surgical Observation unit – Main 4 East (M4E).

Work hours:

  • Full Time, 36 hours/week.

  • Three 12-hour Day shifts per week, 7:00am – 7:00pm, with rotating weekends and holidays.

Salary range: Minimum: $15.00/hour – Maximum: $23.85/hour, based on relevant experience. Plus, shift differentials between $1.25/hour - $3.00/hour, as applicable.

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • State of Texas Certified Nurse’s Aide (C.N.A.) License upon hire required, or, Successful completion of THR approved Patient Care Tech (PCT) Training Program upon hire required, or, Nursing Student who has completed fundamentals of nursing from an accredited nursing school/program upon hire required, or, United States Military experience with medical training equivalent upon hire required.

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required prior to providing independent patient care and must be maintained quarterly.

  • Required to complete Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training within 60 days of start date.

  • Experience working as a Patient Care Tech (PCT) or Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA), especially in an acute care hospital setting highly preferred.

Skills & Abilities:

  • 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 retain 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 Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Patient Care Techs (PCT) are responsible for providing an excellent patient healthcare experience at each Texas Health site.

Essential Functions

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

Why Texas Health: As a Texas Health Resources employee, you will enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health Resources, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Resources 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 Resources employee:

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.

  • Positively impact patients’ quality of life.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical and administrative 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.

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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