Texas Health Resources PCT PRN in Plano, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano seeks to hire a PCT to work as needed.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

High School Graduate or GED;

Current Texas Certified Nurse’s Aide

Graduate of an approved Hospital specific PCT Training Program (i.e. THFW or Center For Learning Program)

Nursing student who has completed fundamentals, OR Military experience with medical training equivalent.

Current American Heart Association CPR;

Ability to function in a fast paced environment;

Good customer service, computer and communication skills with the ability to handle some Unit Secretary responsibilities:

A high degree of confidentiality and positive interpersonal skills.

DUTIES:

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.

Provides assistance to patient according to written plan of care.

Collects patient data, identifies and reports significant findings to nurse.

Assists in admission/transfer/discharge.

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 nurse, adapts care to reflect age-specific and developmental considerations; incorporates cultural/ religious needs and beliefs into delivery of care.

Maintains and enhances patient care skills.

Seeks assistance and supervision when performing unfamiliar tasks.

Serves as a patient advocate.

Complies with personnel policies i.e. Attendance, ID badge, Dress Code, et. al.

Communicates per department expectations.

Recognizes and communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.

Uses CPM (Clinical Practice Guidelines) philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, physicians, peers, and all other disciplines.

Adapts to changing needs of unit, re: patient census, workload, and crisis situations.

Functions as Mentor/Resource in the training and evaluation of practice partners (if selected by Manager).

Uses Unit Based Council communication structure.

Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills with patients, families, co- workers, physicians, all disciplines, and other customers.

Flexible with scheduling to help meet departmental/patient needs.

Adapts to changes in workload assignment to meet changing needs of the individual patient or the unit.

Entity Information:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

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