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Texas Health Resources Patient Care Tech (PCT) Telemetry in Plano, Texas

Patient Care Tech (PCT) – Telemetry

Full-Time Night shift

Texas Health Presbyterian Plano

Sign-on Bonus: $8,000 (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 Plano family.

Position Highlights

Work location: Texas Health Presbyterian Plano, 6200 W Parker Rd., Plano, TX 75093.

Work environment: Intermediate Care/Telemetry - 5B

Work hours:

  • Full Time, 36 hours per week.

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

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

  • Unit Based Council (UBC) and engaged leadership team

  • Sign-On Bonus: $8,000 for eligible external new hires only

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Plano is a 386-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and a recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a comprehensive range of specialties, including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, state of the art surgical services and the only AACN Beacon Gold adult intensive care unit in the DFW area. Other accomplishments include:

  • Only health care facility in Collin County to have achieved both Level IV NICU and Level IV Maternal facility designation

  • A Level II Trauma facility

  • DNV-certified Comprehensive Stroke Program; also recognized by the American Heart Association with Gold Plus Target: Honor Roll elite status

  • Accredited by the Joint Commission in Hip and Knee Replacement, and as a Primary Heart Attack Center

  • The Cardiac Program has received the American Heart Association’s STEMI Receiving Center Gold Plus Award for two consecutive years, and the American College of Cardiology’s 2021 NCDR Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Chest Pain-MI Registry

  • Bariatric Surgery program is a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)

  • Oncology Program is accredited through the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

  • Texas Health Plano has more than 1,700 employees and 1300 physicians in more than 65 specialties on its medical staff.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency.

  • 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.

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 Plano 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 Presbyterian Plano Patient Care Tech (PCT), 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 Presbyterian Plano Patient Care Tech (PCT):

  • 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

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