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Johns Hopkins Medicine Patient Care Technician - Adult Surgery in Bethesda, Maryland

Patient Care Technician - Adult Surgery

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Suburban Hospital,
Bethesda, MD
Requisition # 158974
Rotating Shift
Full Time Nursing (36 hours)
Weekend Work Required

Suburban Hospital is part of the prestigious Johns Hopkins Health System that employs more than 20,000 people. Upon joining Johns Hopkins, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Johns Hopkins career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations, and the health insurance industry.

We offer a competitive total compensation package, are located just outside of the D.C. metro area, and have diversely growing opportunities to advance your career.

The Patient Care Technician will work in the Adult Surgery Unit, a 28 bed unit caring for all types of surgical patients, except ortho/neuro cases.

The Patient Care Technician performs routine and specialized tasks in providing direct patient care under the functional direction of a registered nurse.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with patient care, such as personal hygiene, special skin care, ambulation, transfer and treatment procedures, including enemas, ostomy care, oral suctioning, catheterization, bed making, and sterile dressings.

  • Observes and monitors vital signs.

  • Observes, monitors, reports and documents patient’s condition, symptoms, and reports to nurse as appropriate.

  • As a team member, contributes to the daily patient care activities.

  • Collects specimens and assists nursing staff with proper requisitioning.

  • Assists in ambulation and range of motion.

  • Performs minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean.

  • Runs errands, procures equipment and sets up equipment.

Licensure/Experience:

  • CPR certification

  • Maryland CNA licensure a must.

  • Prior patient care experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Hours:

  • Full Time, 36hrs per week

  • Rotating Days (7a-7p) and Nights (7p-7a)

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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