Patient Care Tech

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  • Savannah, GA
  • SJH - Progressive Care Unit
  • Full Time - Days
  • Req #: PR18012-11923
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Under the direction of the licensed staff member, the Patient Care Technician gives routine, non – licensed, technical bedside care as a member of the Nursing Team. Staff may receive, secure and transport medications as necessary
  • Education
    • High School Diploma Nursing - Preferred
  • Experience
    • 1-2 Years - Preferred
    • Patient Care Technician, Patient Care Technician with two years verified experience or Nursing Student who has completed fundamentals of nursing
  • License & Certification
    • Patient Care Technician (PCT) Certificate or Nursing Student who has completed fundamentals of nursing. 
    • Adult CPR training every two years to include CPR (one rescuer) and adult FBAO (Foreign Body Airway Obstruction). 
    • Course attendance and demonstration is required
  • Core Job Functions
    • Patients are identified per guidelines and patient care interventions are provided under the direction of the RN/LPN. Accurately obtains and documents patient assessments according to hospital/ department guidelines.
    • Assists in procedures/ exams as directed. Obtains necessary supplies, equipment, and/ or personnel as needed. Communicates data by timely documentation and reporting of abnormal or patient status change to RN/LPN.
    • Complies with regulatory guidelines for work area and professional practice. Communicates patient safety risks to appropriate providers. Performs interventions under the direction of the RN/LPN.
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