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PCT - Patient Care Technician - Cardio-Hospitalist (HSP3) - PM (750)

UAB Medicine

UAB Medicine

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
PCT - Patient Care Technician – Cardio-Hospitalist (HSP3) - PM (750) - (T216189)

Description

Compensation:
Pay Range: $15.50 - $19.50 / hour
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many
benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To assume responsibility for certain technical aspects of patient care as directed by the RN/LPN for the hospital. To obtain and record vitals, weight, inputs and outputs. To successfully complete an in-house PCT training program. To demonstrate an awareness of patient and personal safety.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist patient with everyday needs, including bathing, restroom/bedpan assistance, etc.
  • To assume responsibility for certain technical aspects of patient care as directed by the RN/LPN for the hospital
  • Monitor vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respirations, weights, input and outputs)
  • Obtain EKGs
  • Draw blood and perform finger sticks
  • Obtain fluid samples or other specimens for testing
  • Assist nursing staff in administering basic treatments
  • Notify nursing staff of any issues or concerns
  • Keep patient rooms clean and sanitized
  • Ensure rooms have adequate patient care supplies
  • Assist patients with particular issues or needs
  • Provide appropriate emotional support
  • Committed to health care standards
  • Demonstrate an awareness of patient and personal safety
  • Empathetic and approachable
  • Work as a part of the health care team
  • Successful completion of PCT orientation

CPR certified within 30 days of employment

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED required. Certified with Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within thirty (30) days of date of employment required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Medical Service

Organization

: 705700000 Medical Nursing

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: 3-12 Hour Shifts/PM