This Patient Care Technician position is scheduled to work one 8
hour shift every pay period rotating Day and Afternoon.
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
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:
- High school diploma or GED
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Maintains AHA Heartsaver certification
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Successful candidate will be subject to mandatory
vaccinations/immunizations unless they qualify for an available
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.
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