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Patient Care Technician I

Job ID: 1498
Posting Date: Nov 7, 2022
Shift: Day
Work Environment: On Site
Job Family: Clinical Support
FTE: 1.0 FT
Location: Pensacola, FL

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of licensed personnel, the Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs a variety of duties to assist the staff in delivery of patient care. The PCT spends a majority of his or her time interacting with, assisting, and supporting our patients. Provides general non-technical assistance to the nursing staff. Responsible for the general maintenance of equipment, room and supplies.

Responsibilities

  • Performs all responsibilities/duties required by surgical services, as defined in the scope of service, to ensure that the unique nature of the patients are addressed.
  • Maintains the area, equipment, and level of supplies.
  • Performs a variety of assisting and servicing activities, both with the patients and to help maintain the area.
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of data collected.
  • Works effectively as part of the healthcare team to facilitate the unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to provide direct care to patients in collaboration with licensed personnel.
  • Provides and gives cooperative and courteous service to patients, staff, visitors, and others as part of the organization's commitment to quality services.
  • Maintains current knowledge/certification.
  • Maintains supplies/inventory for department.
  • Maintains supplies/inventory for department.


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS) American Heart Association Required
  • Ability to communicate effectively (High proficiency)
  • Must show initiative, maturity, and effectiveness in dealing with people
  • Well-groomed in appearance
  • Appreciation of and desire to be part of a healthcare team
  • Must be able to return to the hospital/facility within 30 minutes of a Callback.
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Knowledge of acceptable ranges of blood pressure, pulse, oxygen saturation and EKG.
  • Ability to document and utilize electronic health record applications.
  • Empathy and excellent listening skills.
  • Ability to deal appropriately with confidential information.
  • Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Demonstrated proficiency in critical care nursing, knowledge and skills. Must be able to return to the hospital/facility within 30 minutes of a Callback.


About Us

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
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