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PCT (Nights)

Requisition R119639 Market Portsmouth, Virginia Department Progressive Cardiac Care Unit (PCU) - Maryview Shift Nights Schedule Full-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position


The Patient Care Tech (PCT) provides direct patient care under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated health care professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and within the policies, procedures, and guidelines of Bon Secours Mercy Health.

Essential Job Functions
• Provides basic patient care to include, but is not limited to, care and comfort, vital sign measurement, personal care and hygiene, and assists with mobility, including unit-based specialty duties.
• Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes and/or concerns.
• Provides high-level customer service to all patients, patient’s families, visitors, and employees.
• Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care.
• Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding the patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.
• Performs delegated tasks once competency has been validated.
• Mobilizes patients using therapeutic transfer techniques which foster independence and safety.
• Fosters independence by encouraging patients to complete tasks as independently as possible.
• Individualizes care based on the patient's interests and hobbies.

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Licensing/Certification
BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from the approved source before direct patient care)

Must have completed one of the following: (required)
Successful completion of nursing aide training program OR
Successful passing of STNA State Tested Nurse Aide (required if OH LTC), OR CNA Certified Nurse Aide, OR Nurses Aide state testing, OR Currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program and has completed one clinical nursing course and one clinical rotation (required)

Education
None

Work Experience
Recent experience in acute care, physician's office, home health/hospice, or long term care facility, with a preference for the setting in which they are applying (preferred)

Training
Must have completed nursing training programs such as CNA, STNA, Care Partner, etc.

EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)

Language
None

Skills
Ability to clearly communicate to other members of the healthcare team
Ability to understand and follow directions of healthcare team
Knowledge of patient and healthcare safety standards and regulations (i.e. falls, skin breakdown, suicide prevention, environment of care)
Knowledge and demonstration of infection prevention and transmission-based precautions
Understanding of clerical duties and office-based technology
Ability to work in a team
Patient data collection and documentation (i.e. vital signs, intake/output, change in patient condition)
Basic hygiene and activities of daily living care
Ability to assist with feeding, hydration, and nutrition
Ability to assist with bowel and bladder elimination
Ability to assist with ambulation and patient mobility
Use of clinical technology
The compassionate, relationship-based approach in care activities
Accountability for completion of assigned tasks
Escalation of concerns via chain of comma

Working Conditions
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
May be required to use physical restraints
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials
May have periods of constant interruptions
Prolonged periods of working alone

Physical Requirements
Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)34-66%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)67-100%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)34-66%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)34-66%
Stoop/Kneel34-66%
Crawling1-33%
Climbing1-33%
Balance34-66%
Bending67-100%
Sitting34-66%
Walking67-100%
Standing67-100%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Finger Dexterity
Color Vision
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
Depth perception
Use of latex products
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to dust/fumes
Exposure to potential electrical shock
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure

Patient Population
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.
Neonates (0-4 weeks)
Infant (1-12 months)
Pediatrics (1-12 years)
Adolescents (13-17 years)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Bon Secours

About Us

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body, and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence, and respect. Bon Secours seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service, and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.


Patient Care Technician (PCT)– Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center

Job Summary:

A Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides basic health care and support to patients under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated healthcare professional. As part of our team, the Patient Care Tech (PCT) is responsible for sanitizing and cleaning patients’ rooms, monitoring patients’ health and vital signs as well as assisting patients with basic needs like feeding and grooming.

Essential Functions: 

·        Acts as liaison between patient and nurse by monitoring and recording patient’s daily activities; reports any drastic changes to a nurse or physician

·Perform nursing procedures such as administering medications, changing bandage dressing, or checking temperatures

·Ensure patients are comfortable in bed; adjust bed settings and/or reposition/turn patient as needed

·Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit

·Assist patient with any daily exercises, physical therapy, or mobilization efforts patient has been prescribed

·Other duties as assigned

Education:

·None

Licensure/Certification:

·One of the following is required:

oSTNA (State Tested Nurse Aide)

oCNA (Certified Nurse Aide)

oOR is currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program and has completed one clinical nursing course and/or one clinical rotation

·Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from the approved source prior to direct patient care)

Experience:

·Recent experience in acute care, physician's office, home health/hospice, or long-term care facility, with a preference for the setting in which they are applying (preferred, not required)

Skills & Abilities:

·Possesses problem-solving skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·Engage with staff and patients in a professional manner

·Ability to be proactive in a rapidly changing environment

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Nights

Department:

Progressive Cardiac Care Unit (PCU) - Maryview

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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