Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) play a vital role for patients and their families. As part of professional team of clinicians, the Patient Care Technician will be responsible for ensuring the comfort and safety of the patients in the medical center.
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Working closely with the nurse staff, the Patient Care Technician is responsible for performing basic patient care and other related clinical support activities.
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The Patient Care Technician (PCT), under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and in accordance with the provisions of the State Declaratory Ruling, is responsible for performing specified tasks related to the care and well being of patients.
These responsibilities may vary based on the Business Unit in which they work and may include but are not limited to: obtaining and documenting patient information; assisting in daily living activities; lifting, moving and transporting patients; management of drainage bags and associated documentation; providing personal care and feeding assistance as necessary; specimen collection; and preparing patients for or assisting in the preparation of patients for various tests and/or procedures.
The Patient Care Technician is responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction (patient, family, physician, others), maintaining patient confidentiality and being sensitive to the age specific patient needs for comfort, privacy and generalized care. Incumbents of this position will annually complete the attached competency requirements specific to their area(s) of responsibility.
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The Patient Care Technician provides skilled technical assistance to licensed professionals by performing assigned duties and services required to deliver quality patient care. Provides basic nursing care and assists patient with activities of daily living.
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The Patient Care Technician, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse, assists with providing care and delegated activities of treatment to patients. This position performs duties as assigned by the Charge Nurse and Registered Nurse.
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The position is responsible for daily assistance to patients in connection with personal hygiene, grooming, appointments and activities. The Patient Care Technician assists patients with particular issue or needs as well as provided appropriate emotional support. Monitors vital signs, temperature and patient condition. Assists nursing staff in administering basic treatments. Ensures rooms have adequate patient care supplies.
As a Patient Care Technician, you will have the opportunity to perform basic clinical and non-clinical patient care activities under supervision in assigned area.
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Under the direction of a Registered Nurse/and or LPN, the Patient Care Technician assists with patients’ activities of daily living and plan of care. Communicates with and supports healthcare team, patients and/or patient’s family or significant other(s). Maintains and demonstrates high standards of professional ethics.
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The Patient Care Technician assists with the functions of the Nursing Unit to which they are assigned. Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse. Scope is limited to their competency list, and may vary slightly by unit.