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Patient Care Tech - Inpatient General Surgery (Part Time - Rotating Days/Afternoons)

Company: Trinity Health Corporation
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Description:

This Patient Care Technician position is scheduled to work one 8 hour shift every pay period rotating Day and Afternoon.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

8 East is a 32-bed General Surgery Unit. It is a race track style unit with 16 patient rooms on each side. Alcoves are located at every other room. Have telemetry monitoring capability for 12 patients. 8 East services older adolescent and adult patients. The scope of care is primarily major abdominal and vascular surgery and trauma. In addition, 8 East accommodates patients admitted with medical diagnoses.

SUMMARY:

Provides quality patient centered care considering age specific, developmental, cultural and spiritual needs through competent clinical practice and application of the nursing process. Consistently integrates concepts of relationship based care into practice. Serves as a clinical and educational resource to others on the unit. Assumes accountability for nursing care of designated patients. Demonstrates unit/area-designated competencies.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

Experience:

  • Minimum of one year of previous direct care experience (acute or long term) or successful completion of CENA, PCT, MA, or EMT course. Student nurses must have completed their nursing fundamentals class of a BSN program.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with patients, families, and other employees

Ability to:

  • Follow instructions and record patient information.
  • Prioritize assigned tasks and organize work.
  • Walk and stand for 90% of shift.
  • Lift, turn, and position patients.
  • Concentrate and pay close attention to details for over 90% of time
  • Able to work in area with potential exposure to infectious agents and/or contaminants.
  • Basic computer skills such as use of e-mail and simple word processing
  • Maintains AHA Heartsaver certification

For more information regarding career opportunities with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System please visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers.

Successful candidate will be subject to mandatory vaccinations/immunizations unless they qualify for an available exemption.

This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American's with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper's Act, or SJMHS's Return to Work Program.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Trinity Health Corporation, Ann Arbor , Patient Care Tech - Inpatient General Surgery (Part Time - Rotating Days/Afternoons), Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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