Texas Health Resources Patient Care Tech (PCT) Neuro Intermediate Care in Fort Worth, Texas
Texas Health Southwest seeks to hire a Patient Care Technician (PCT) to work on a PRN or as needed basis in the Neuro Intermediate Care Unit.
This opportunity will be working at our Southwest Hospital campus located at 6100 Harris Parkway in Fort Worth, TX 76132.
The work schedule for this opportunity will be PRN as needed night shift, 7:00PM-7:00AM and includes rotating weekends and holidays.
At Texas Health we are dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospitals with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.
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
PCT Training Program (THFW or TC4L) Upon Hire Req Or
Military experience with medical training equivalent and
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support
CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 60 days of hire.
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.
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 40%
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. 25%
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. 20%
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 15%
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.
A few of Texas Health’s recent accomplishments:
2019 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®”.
Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor.
A “Best Workplaces in Texas” by Fortune and Great Place to Work®.
2019 “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune (ranked #1).
A 2019 Gold level LearningElite award – national list of best organizations for learning and development by Chief Learning Officer magazine.
A 2019 “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes.
2019 "Top 100 Places to Work" by the Dallas Morning News (8 th time)
Fortune's list of Best Workplaces in Health Care (#1)
https://fortune.com/best-workplaces-health-care/2020/ Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2020 (#15) (6 th year in a row)
https://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-workplaces/100-best/2020 Great Place to Work's Best Workplaces in Texas™ 2020
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