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Patient Care Technician

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Patient Care Technician you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsHCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
    Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Patient Care Technician where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the PCT's skills/training and the needs of the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment. The PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed personnel.
    What you will do in this role:

    • Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.
    • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, intake and output, calorie counts, and other patient information as outlined by policy.
    • Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges. Demonstrates proper body mechanics.
    • Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of specimen.
    • Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.
    • Serves as Monitor/Telemetry Tech for the unit as needed.
    • Engages in evidence-based best practices that enhance the patient experience, including SAFETY rounding, communication fundamentals/AIDET, Teach-Back, Narrating Care, etc.

      What qualifications you will need:
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support through the American Heart Association, CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) training required for Behavioral Health.
      • 1+ year(s) of previous PCT experience in a healthcare setting, preferred.
      • Lifting 100 Lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 Lbs.
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
        No Travel Travel RequiredNo experience Required Years of Experience This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital is located in Sarasota County, FL. We were founded in 1967 and are a 150 bed hospital. Our patients receive resort-style treatment in our coastal location. We offer the best resources and opportunities. Our professional atmosphere is what you've been seeking. Join our colleagues and be part of the caring, integrity and professionalism. HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital is a great place to work. We offer excellent benefits and competitive salaries. Our hospital is on a beautiful campus that provides a comfortable setting. We are a top 100 hospital by Thomson Reuters. We have been named a top 100 places to work by Modern Healthcare. We received the Everest Award for being both a top 100 hospital current performance winner and one of the 100 most improved hospitals on their five year trend performance. We have been named by Becker's Hospital Review among the top 100 hospitals with great orthopedic programs. We hope you'll consider our careers at HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
        "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
        HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Patient Care Technician opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Sarasota , Patient Care Technician, Professions , Sarasota, Florida

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