The Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides functions of the Unit Secretary position (clerical support, order transcription, and customer service) and the Certified Nursing Assistant role by collaborating with Nursing staff and other health care team members to provide optimum, quality patient care. The PCT works under the direct supervision of the RN and provides direct patient care (activities of daily living).
Promotes mission, vision, and values of ESJH and Exempla Healthcare.
Actively fulfills Best in the Nation goals.
Maintains clean unit, work space, and patientâ??s environment per regulatory and hospital requirements.
Demonstrates safe care within the clerical and patient care functions.
Communicates with all members of the healthcare team and patients and families, both in-person and via telephone.
Documents in accordance with regulatory, hospital, and unit guidelines.
Organizational and prioritization skills.
Proficient key boarding and computer skills.
Handling of patient biomedical equipment.
Receives delegation from RN and/ or charge nurse
Contributes to patient plan of care through active review of patient charts for medical orders and through delivery of safe activities of daily living.
Assists physicians and RNs by provision of information or other duties
Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter- and intradepartmentally to facilitate that departmentâ??s/unitâ??s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
Admission and discharge of patients.
Certified Nursing Assistant licensed in Colorado by DORA, required
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association, required
One year experience as a C.N.A in an acute hospital setting required
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.