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Texas Health Resources PRN Patient Care Technician in Southlake, Texas

PRN Patient Care Technician

Texas Health Southlake's Med Surg Department is looking for a PRN PCT to join the team. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Southlake, 1545 E. Southlake Blvd, TX 76092

Work hours: PRN, varying schedule.

Observation Department highlights:

· Fast paced environment.

· Collaborative team approach.

Here’s What You Need

· H.S. Diploma or Equivalent required.

· 1 year of experience as a PCT preferred.

· 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 required upon hired or

· EMT - Emergency Medical Technician Military experience with medical training equivalent (Equivalent to EMT-B) required upon hired or

· Nursing student who has completed fundamentals or foreign nurse degree program or

· 1 year of applicable experience in lieu of an active and approved certification. Or

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

What You Will Do

CARE OF PATIENT/TECHNICAL SKILLS:

· Aids 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.

· 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.

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 employee

· Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

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

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

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