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Texas Health Resources Patient Care Technician (PCT) PRN - Telemetry in Rockwall, Texas

Patient Care Technician (PCT) PRN - BU Med Surg - 3rd Shift

We’re looking for a qualified Patient Care Technician PRN like you to join our Texas Health family. Is that you?

Work location : Texas Health Rockwall - 3150 Horizon Rd, Rockwall, TX 75032

Work hours: 3rd Shift, 12-hour shift, 1-2 night shifts per week PRN “as needed.” Includes every other weekend and is self-scheduling.

*This position does not include medical benefits.

Department highlights:

  • Self-scheduling

  • Fast turnover due to surgical patients

  • Smaller group of patients 8-10

Position 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 required

Experience

No experience required

Licenses and Certifications

PCT - Training Program TX CNA, NHA, NAHP, 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 medical training equivalent (Equivalent to EMT-B) required upon hire or

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

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

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

A successful PCT PRN 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 at Texas Health

  • 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

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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