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Patient Care Technician-Senior, Nursing Student

  • Job ID: 676312535
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 6:00 to 6:30
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC East
  • Department: 6 West Ortho/Surg
  • Location: 2775 Mosside Blvd, Monroeville PA 15146
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.78 to $24.08 / hour

Description

Are you a nursing student interested in gaining clinical experience to complement your education? If you're passionate about patient
care and looking for an opportunity to be further immersed in the hospital and offers plenty of room for growth, we invite you to explore
this opportunity today!
UPMC East is looking for a Patient Care Technician – Senior to work at 6 West, Post Surgical!

Purpose:

  • The Patient Care Technician – Senior provides routine patient care and supports the department services in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the nurse or physician to assure that the highest degree of quality patient care can be maintained at all times.
  • Completes senior patient care duties after successfully completing training and annual competencies. Must routinely perform the UPMC core nursing assistant responsibilities including ADLs (bathing, feeding, transporting, toileting, ambulating, turning and repositioning patients. PLUS point of care testing (inc. blood glucose), weights, vital signs, I&O, telemetry monitor application/reapplication, HAC & PSI prevention (TEDs/SCDs).
  • In addition, simple dressings, placement and removal of restraints, 12 lead EKG, bladder scan, all specimen collections as well as IV catheter removal and Foley catheter removal. All competencies must be achieved.

Educational/Knowledge Requirements:
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• 2 years of healthcare experience OR 1 year of healthcare experience and enrollment in a nursing program with completion of at
least one clinical rotation required
• Successful completion of basic information system training.
• Microcomputer experience preferred.
• Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
• 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.
 

 

Qualifications

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/Disability/Veteran

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