SJSEMI_Patient Care Technician_R05266-3 in Livonia, Michigan

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Trinity Health


Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

12 Hour Night Shift

Description:

Opportunity to Join our Remarkable Care as a PCT awaits YOU!!!!

Trinity Health Livonia is a beautiful full-service, 304-bed acute care hospital, located in Livonia, MI, that provides comprehensive care, including a 24-hour emergency department, general medicine, inpatient and outpatient surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, intensive care unit, cancer, cardiology, geriatrics and birthing and women’s health. Through several major expansions in the hospital, programs and services, Trinity Health Livonia continues to offer the latest in quality health and medical services. Trinity Health Livonia has received numerous awards recognizing excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, financial performance, and efficiency.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the direction of a registered nurse, the patient care technician is responsible for direct patient care considering age specific, developmental, cultural and spiritual needs. Demonstrates unit/area-designated competencies. Assists in establishing and maintaining a patient care environment that is clean, safe and conducive to patient/family well being including concepts of relationship based care.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs nursing care as delegated by the RN in an effort to identify/attain treatment goals such as:

  • Records/calculates intake and output, obtains weights

  • Applies support/orthopedic devices such as support hose and compression devices

  • Obtains routine vital signs, pain score and temperature

  • Assists the patient with: coughing, deep breathing, use of incentive spirometer, oral suctioning

  • Applies warm and cold therapies (ice packs, Artic Sun, Bar Hugger, and cooling blanket)

  • Provides care of the restrained patient including general care, application of the restraint and ongoing monitoring of the restrained patient

  • Care and removal of Foley catheters

  • Routine oxygen therapy, pulse oximetry

  • Assist in preparing the body following death

Assists patient in completing ADLs including:

  • Bathing, showering, toileting, positioning, turning, transferring & ambulation using assistive devices as needed and appropriate

  • Assists with feeding and menu selection

  • Distributes/collects nourishments and orders late trays

  • Answers call lights

Demonstrates sterile or aseptic technique as appropriate when performing delegated activities such as:

  • Collects and sends specimens including blood and blood cultures

  • Removes peripheral IV catheters

  • Competency based point of care testing such as blood glucose

Records patient information and required data in appropriate areas in order to meet documentation and charging requirements.

Assists in establishing and maintaining a patient care environment that is clean, safe, and conducive to patient/family well being

  • Documents patient belongings upon admission to Behavioral Health Unit in the ED

  • Prepare patient room for arrival/ assists in transfers and or discharge of patients

  • Orients patient/family/visitors to patient room, unit, waiting area and facilities

  • Assists patient/family in the use of hospital equipment (telephone, lights television)

  • Makes occupied and unoccupied beds

  • Collects and disposes of soiled linen

  • Cleans and maintains equipment according to procedures

Provides wound and exit site care as delegated:

  • Applies simple dressing to clean wounds of stage I or stage II depth (partial thickness) following assessment of the RN (does not include dressings that require topical ointments, gels, creams, packing or ace wraps)

  • Secures complex dressings that have been changed by other caregivers.

  • Performs PEG care and dressing changes

Completes delegated unit specific activities such as:

  • Gathers post procedural data after initial nursing assessment such as vital signs.

  • Places patients on monitors/telemetry and maintains lead placement

  • Clean intermittent urinary catheterization

  • Checks/restocks unit emergency equipment/supplies and nurse servers

  • Performs other unit specific duties as delegated.

Performs general clerical duties as needed such as:

  • Answers telephones and relays messages, making calls as necessary

  • Assembles charts for transfer and discharges

  • Makes a manual requisition for patient orders for Registered Nurse approval during emergencies, codes and downtime.

  • Efficiently utilize FirstNet and Tele-tracking to ensure patient throughput

  • Coordinates patient care in conjunction with the ED staff

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND LICENSURE

Education: High school diploma or GED

Experience: Preferred minimum of one year of previous direct care experience (acute or long term) OR successful completion of CENA, PCT, MA, or EMT course OR Student nurses must have completed their nursing fundamentals class of a BSN program.

BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO YOU AS A COLLEAGUE OF TRINITY

  • Competitive compensation

  • Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability starts DAY ONE

  • DailyPay – Choose to get paid every day! Learn more by visiting www.dailypay.com

  • Nurse Residency Program for all new nurses! Click here for more details (https://www.stjoeshealth.org/careers/nursing-careers/nurse-residency-program)

  • Retirement savings plan with employer match and contributions

  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout Trinity Health

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Free parking in proximity to your workplace.

Click Here (https://www.stjoeshealth.org/careers/current-openings/benefits) to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Trinity Health System.

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH LIVONIA HOSPITAL

We are a member of Trinity Health, a leading Catholic health care system based in Livonia, Michigan. Trinity Health operates in 22 states, employs about 133,000 colleagues and returns almost $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs.

Click Here (https://www.stjoeshealth.org/about-us/) to learn more about Trinity Health.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran


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