Job Description

Job Title: Part Time - Advanced Patient Care Technicain - Resource Pool
Job ID: 19000155
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Resource Pool
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description

ANCC Magnet designated UPMC Passavant is currently hiring a Part Time Patient Care Technician- Advanced to support the Resource Pool at our McCandless location. This position will work 20 hours per week. You will work rotating shifts, including rotating weekends, off-shifts, and one holiday per year.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs the UPMC nursing core nursing assistant responsibilities (blood glucose, weights, vital signs, I&O, specimen collections, and Foley care) AND at least four of the following business unit identified tasks: phlebotomy, 12 lead EKG, simple dressing, Foley catheter removal, point of care testing, bladder scan, straight catheter or IV catheter removal.
  • Provides patient care including assisting with patient procedures and activities of daily living. Assists with physical, respiratory, and cardiopulmonary therapies. Provides feedback to the RN regarding patient care and reports changes in patient status.
  • Documents in the medical record according to established procedures.
  • Contributes to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays, and transporting patients.
  • Provides instruction to patients and their families under the direction of the RN. May apply, monitor, and remove patient restraints as per physician or hospital protocol.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 6 months experience required.
  • If no previous hospital or pre-hospital training, successful completion of UPMC patient care technician class OR successful completion of first year of clinical work in a nursing program.
  • Nursing Student that has completed one clinical rotation preferred.
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic or currently enrolled in an EMT or Paramedic program preferred.
  • Successful completion of a basic arrhythmia course and annual competency required.
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored or may transport medications when they transport patients. Transportation of medication is limited from one department to another.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • ACLS preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR
  • Act 34


UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Salary Range: $14.51 to $22.15 / hour

Union Position: no

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