Patient Care Technician
Company: Integrated Resources, Inc
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Roles & Responsibilities: Job Summary: The Patient Care Technician
is responsible for assisting registered professional nurses, in the
care of the patient. He/she performs all of the essential generic
job functions as listed below. Essential Generic Job Functions
(List in order of importance): 1. Welcomes patients and checks for
proper identification bracelets. 2. Prepares the patient for
assessment/admission, physical examination and procedures. 3. Draws
intravenous or capillary blood from newborn through geriatric aged
patients using proper aseptic collection techniques, assure
appropriate labeling and processing of specimens to expedite
through put of patients. 4. Performs EKG for patients as directed.
5. Assures the presence, functionality and cleanliness of all
necessary equipment. 6. Assists in the transport of patient to
departments or units upon request. 7. Assists with preparation as
necessary assuring the patient is assisted with meals/ or fed as
needed. 8. Checks inventory of assigned area and restocks as
directed. 9. Ensures room environment is prepared for admission.
10. Provides direct hygiene and comfort care to patients including
bathing, toileting, oral hygiene, incontinent care, and bed making.
11. Takes vital signs on admission under the direction of the RN,
and documents accordingly, and notifies the RN of results, assists
with admission as appropriate inclusive of checking of patient ID
bands. 12. Performs and documents glucose finger sticks and
collects other specimens as directed. 13. Obtains and documents
daily patient weights and observes and documents patients intake
and output. 14. Provides a safe patient environment by answering
call lights promptly, communicating with the RN immediately for any
change in the patients condition. 15. Identifies the needs of the
patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is
specific to those needs not limited to (i.e., age, culture,
language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process
includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary
caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational,
literacy, etc.) Contacts: Regular contact with Medical Center
personnel, patients and visitors.
Minimum of 1-year prior experience working as a Patient Care Tech
in an acute care setting is required. Prior experience as a PCT
working with trauma patients, stroke patients and sepsis patients
The ED at HUMC is a very high volume, fast paced environment
dealing with complex patients. Candidates must be comfortable
managing higher patient caseloads. This is a large academic level
II trauma center.
Must be willing to float between units within skill/specialty as
needed by facility.
Keywords: Integrated Resources, Inc, Hackensack , Patient Care Technician, Professions , Hackensack, New Jersey
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