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Patient Care Technician - Med/Surg - F/T with Benefits Evening

Hackensack Meridian Health
United States, New Jersey, Edison
343 Thornall Street (Show on map)
October 26, 2023

Patient Care Technician - Med/Surg - F/T with Benefits Evening


Job ID
2023-126680

Department
3 South Tower

Site
JFK Medical Center


Job Location

US-NJ-Edison

Position Type
Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week
40

Shift
Evening

Shift Hours
3p.m. - 11p.m.

Weekend Work
Every Other Weekend

On Call Work
No On-Call Required

Holiday Work
Three of 6



Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.



Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Patient Care Technician at Hackensack Meridian includes:

    Provide patient care, based on physical, psychosocial, education, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the guests/patients served in assigned service
  • Provide for effective and safe guest/patients outcomes through practice, judgment, and critical actions
  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient's status and rendered care
  • Take self-directed or self-motivated initiative to do more than is expected or required in the job, acting before being required to by events, improving job performance, and/or creating new opportunities
  • Participate in interdisciplinary collaboration of our patients' plan of care from admission to discharge to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care
  • Participate in Unit/Department Performance Improvement [PI] activities


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Completion of one of the following:
    • Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant or Patient Care Technician program or
    • Fundamentals of Nursing program from an accredited school of nursing or
    • HMH PCT Apprenticeship Program
    • Or equivalent medical background experience, such as EMT, Home Health Aide, CMA, MA, PCT, Nursing Assistant.
  • AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification (must be obtained by completion of onboarding)
  • The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care and service based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required.
  • Experienced or certified in phlebotomy and checking EKG, vital signs and blood sugar preferred
  • At least one (1) year PCT or CNA experience in a hospital setting strongly preferred or eligible for the HMH PCT apprentice program.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant or Patient Care Technician who has successfully completed a PCT program which includes Phlebotomy, EKG and nursing assistant course both in the theoretical and clinical setting.

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!



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