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Patient Care Technician - PRN - Emergency Dept

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: Come join our team at St. Vincent's East! As our Patient Care Tech you are the frontline provider who may have more face time with our patients than any other professional in the hospital. -Position: Patient Care Technician (PCT) - ED - PRNLocation: St Vincent's East - 50 Medical Park Dr E, Birmingham, AL 35235 -Department: - Emergency -Shift: RotatingPRN/Rotating also available -Ascension St. Vincent's East is licensed for 362 beds and is located just 15 short minutes from downtown. This location is great due to its quaint suburban feel. We offer compassionate, personalized care within a wide range of specialties and programs to serve our communities. Additionally, we offer excellent benefits, free parking, and a faith-based culture.Nursing students are encouraged to apply! -This is a great opportunity for nursing students to serve patients with diverse ailments and work closely with nurses to gain valuable experience and mentorship. - PCTs will take patient vitals, test blood sugar, phlebotomy, perform bladder scans, assist with feeding and bathing, EKGs, empty foley, and remove IVs.Here at St. Vincent's East, you will be joining a friendly, energetic staff where teamwork and excellent patient care are top priorities. -Compensation/Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of company paid Short Term, Long Term, Basic Life and Accidental Death. Our package also includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO/Holiday accruals. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.Free CPCT - - Certified Patient Care Technician is a certification provided by the National HealthCareer Association (NHA) and is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). PCTs are eligible to attend the free classes and sit for the exam. What You Will Do: Perform basic clinical and non-clinical patient care activities under supervision.

  • Aid with movement and placement of patients.
  • Assist patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living.
  • Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff. Document necessary records.
  • Keep patient rooms clean, orderly, and maintain medical equipment.
  • Perform emergency department specific care/duties as assigned within scope of job. What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.Education:
      • High school diploma or GED required. Additional Preferences: No additional preferences. Why Join Our Team: Ascension St. Vincent's has been serving Birmingham and surrounding communities for more than 120 years. We employ over 4,800 associates across five hospitals in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more. Ascension St. Vincent's is committed to providing compassionate, personalized care for all, including our associates. We offer a place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, we invite you to explore a career with Ascension St. Vincent's today. When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension St. Vincent Health System is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: fFor further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:fPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. E-Verify Statement: This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Birmingham , Patient Care Technician - PRN - Emergency Dept, Professions , Birmingham, Alabama

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