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Dignity Health Patient Care Technician in Phoenix, Arizona

Patient Care Technician

St Josephs Hospital and Medical CenterPhoenix, Arizona

Requisition ID 2021-193517 Employment Type Full Time Department Neuro Acute Epilepsy Monitoring Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Day Standard Hours 6.30am - 7pm

Overview

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Located conveniently in the heart ofPhoenix, Arizona, (http://phoenix.gov/visitors/index.html) St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than125years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renownedBarrow Neurological Institute (https://www.barrowneuro.org/) ,Norton Thoracic Institute (https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/norton-thoracic-institute) ,Cancer Center at St. Joseph's (https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs/services/university-of-arizona-cancer-center) ,Ivy Brain Tumor Center (https://www.ivybraintumorcenter.org/) , andSt. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (https://www.supportstjosephs.org/traumacenter) (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one ofArizona's Most Admired Companies (http://www.bestcompaniesaz.com/) .

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Responsibilities

The Patient Care Technician performs patient related care tasks (direct care, bathing, oral care, feeding). Assists patients with activities of daily living and provides direct patient care under supervision of Nurse. Obtains and records patient vital signs. Monitors and records daily intake and output. Obtains specimens, including non-invasive body fluids and blood specimens. Monitors and performs actions to decrease patient length of stay including but not limited to: use of computerized Bed Tracking System, performing timely designated discharge duties, and communicating discharge information to appropriate staff. Assists Physician/Nurse with diagnostic tests, clinical procedures, and other tasks as requested. Communicates patient needs and observed/reported changes in patient condition to supervising Nurse or Physician. Documents all interactions in patient's medical record. The PCT may assist nursing in the retrieval and delivering of medications per the unit standard.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • AZ CNA License, LNA, Basic EMT, or Completion of first block of nursing program

  • American Heart Association BLS certification

Equal Opportunity

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