$3,000 Sign on Bonus, Patient Care Tech, Henderson, Med Surg, Full Time,7p-7a
Company: UT Health Henderson
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Overview Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of
Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People.
Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive
difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work
closely together to create a positive experience for our patients
and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and
provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future.
You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in
someone's life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place.
Henderson, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will
have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is
somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health
East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics
across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000
licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare
services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals,
clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS
service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.
What You Will Be Doing: Works in an entry level position providing
basic patient care under the direction of nursing and medical
staff. Assists patients with daily activities such as bathing,
dressing, eating, and other ADLs. Observes patients' progress to
prepare and disseminate reports to Registered Nurse or other
medical staff. Obtains and records patients' vital signs and
collects specimens for lab tests. Provides basic patient transport
and housekeeping duties. DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Work in partnership with
the registered nurse to support the delivery of care in a safe
patient environment that promotes caring and healing. Demonstrate
basic knowledge and skills necessary to communicate appropriately
and carry out delegated tasks for patients under the supervision of
a registered nurse. Document data as directed, and report
observations and patient concerns to the registered nurse. Ensure
all safety precautions are observed including making sure call
light is within reach, bed alarms are used as appropriate, side
rails are up, bed is in lowest position, seat belts are in place,
etc. Obtain and record patients' vital signs. Monitor patients and
report patients' condition at regular intervals and prior to
completion of shift, and promptly report any signs or symptoms of
concern to appropriate party. Ensure accurate documentation of
observations and interventions in the medical record. Respond
promptly to all call lights. Assist patients with mobility and
basic tasks, such as bathing, dressing, eating, and other ADLs.
Collect specimens for lab tests. Provide basic patient transport.
Provide basic housekeeping duties as needed. Assist in maintaining
a clean, safe, and orderly environment for patients and staff.
Assist in preparing and stripping rooms as needed. Participate in
Purposeful Hourly Rounding and Bedside Shift Report as directed.
Perform direct and indirect patient care duties as assigned
Responsibilities So what experience are we looking for in our
Patient Care Technicians? Education: High School Diploma or GED
required Experience: One year experience in acute care hospital or
long term care facility preferred Certification and Licensure: Must
have BLS certification within 30 days of hire or to transfer into
position. Compliance Requirements Comply with regulatory
requirements, guidelines, and policies BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS:
Service Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about
people. Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for
the better together Quality Clinical and Operational Excellence: A
relentless drive to be the best. Holistic Approach: Think and act
for the benefit of the whole. People Promote a collaborative
environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.
Financial Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as
efficient as possible. Growth Foster Innovation: Seek and apply
leading edge solutions. Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you
are going, how to get there and why. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work
involves frequent sitting, walking, lifting, and bending. Ability
to stand and work for long periods of time Ability to stand and
work for long periods of time while completing work on a computer.
Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Exposure to
infectious disease on a constant basis Exposure to unpleasant
working conditions or undesirable elements, some of which are
potentially hazardous or harmful, and which may require exercise of
well-defined precautions for protection from injury or illness
Potential for cuts, bruises, and muscle strains Ability to work
under stressful conditions and to work irregular hours Now that you
read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is
time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.
Qualifications UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity
employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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