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Texas Health Resources Patient Care Tech (PCT)-BU Intermediate Care in Rockwall, Texas

Patient Care Tech(PCT)-BU Intermediate Care

Seeking a skilled PCT. Is that you?

Work location: 3150 Horizon Road Rockwall, TX 75032

Work hours: Full Time Day Shift (7AM-7PM) for 36 hrs./week. Weekend and holiday requirements

Department highlights:

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall is proud to serve the growing areas of Rockwall County, Kaufman County, Hunt County, eastern Dallas County, southern Collin County, and outlying areas. Our caregivers live in these tight knit communities too therefore we have a particular interest in providing the best care possible for you - our neighbors, friends, and family members.

Here’s What You Need

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Req

Experience

No experience required

Licenses and Certifications

PCT Training Program TX CNA, NHA, NAHP, NCCT, accredited community college program or a THR approved program. Not required to maintain certification when applicable after hire. Upon Hire Req Or

EMT - Emergency Medical Technician Military experience with medical training equivalent (Equivalent to EMT-B) Upon Hire Req Or

Other Nursing student who has completed fundamentals or foreign nurse degree program Upon Hire Req Or

Other 1 year of applicable experience in lieu of an active and approved certification. Upon Hire Req And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Req

A successful PCT will have

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

What You Will Do

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

. Additional perks of being a Texas Health

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program 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.

  • 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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