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Texas Health Resources Patient Care Tech (PCT) Intensive Care Unit - Full time - Nights in Plano, Texas

Patient Care Tech (PCT) Intensive Care Unit

Fast-paced, high-volume ICU is looking for top skilled PCT. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Plano, 6200 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093

Work hours: Full Time Nights (1845 - 0715) Three 12-hour night shifts per week for 36 hours/week; rotating weekends and holiday requirements

ICU Department highlights:

  • Beacon Gold recipient

  • Magnet redesignation

  • Self-scheduling that helps with work/life balance as well as opportunities for educational and career growth

  • Fast-Paced, high-volume department averaging 22-26 patients/day

  • Robust Unit Based Council (UBC) and engaged leadership team

  • The professional PCT exhibits understanding of basic human needs

Here’s What You Need

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Other – CLIAFE - Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency required

  • TX CNA or PCT Training Program through NHA, NAHP and NCCT, accredited community college program or a THR approved program required upon hire. Not required to maintain certification when applicable after hire or

  • EMT – Emergency Medical Technician - Military experience with medic/medical training equivalent (Equivalent to EMT-B) required upon hire or

  • Nursing student who has completed fundamentals or foreign nurse degree program required upon hire or

  • 1 year of applicable experience in lieu of an active and approved certification required upon hire and

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

  • 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.

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 90 Days upon hire required

What You Will Do

Patient Care Techs (PCT) are responsible for providing an excellent patient healthcare experience at each Texas Health site. Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

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.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Patient Care Tech

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

Entity Highlights:

Since 1991, Texas Health Plano has served the communities of Plano, Frisco, Carrollton, Addison, Richardson, and McKinney. We’re a 386-bed, full-service hospital serving North Texas with incredible care and amazing people. We specialize in emergency medicine and trauma, cardiology, neurosurgery and spine, advanced orthopedics, women’s services, adult and adolescent behavioral health, an adult intensive care unit and state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services. Plus, we’re a Level II Trauma Facility, the only health care facility in Collin County to have achieved both the Level IV NICU and Level IV Maternal facility designation and have a DNV-certified Comprehensive Stroke Program.

Texas Health Plano is a four-time Magnet-designated hospital, the only AACN Beacon Gold adult intensive care unit in the DFW area, accredited by the Joint Commission in Hip and Knee Replacement and a Primary Heart Attack Center. We offer top-notch benefits including an on-site childcare center created for working parents. You belong here.

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

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