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Hackensack Meridian Health Patient Care Technician - Float Pool - Per Diem Evening in Edison, New Jersey

Patient Care Technician - Float Pool - Per Diem EveningJob ID2023-133279DepartmentNursing Float PoolSiteJFK Medical CenterJob LocationUS-NJ-EdisonPosition TypePer DiemShiftEveningShift Hours3p.m. - 11p.m.Weekend WorkOne Weekend a MonthOn Call WorkNo On-Call RequiredHoliday WorkTwo of 6OverviewOur team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives - and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It's also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.ResponsibilitiesA day in the life of a Patient Care Technician at Hackensack Meridian includes:- Provide for effective and safe guest/patients outcomes through practice, judgment, and critical actions- Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient's status and rendered care- Take self-directed or self-motivated initiative to do more than is expected or required in the job, acting before being required to by events, improving job performance, and/or creating new opportunities- Participate in interdisciplinary collaboration of our patients' plan of care from admission to discharge to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care- Participate in Unit/Department Performance Improvement [PI] activitiesQualificationsHigh School Diploma or EquivalentCompletion of one of the following:- Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant or Patient Care Technician program or- Fundamentals of Nursing program from an accredited school of nursing or- HMH PCT Apprenticeship Program- Or equivalent medical background experience, such as EMT, Home Health Aide, CMA, MA, PCT, Nursing Assistant.AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification (must be obtained by completion of onboarding)Experienced or certified in phlebotomy and checking EKG, vital signs and blood sugar preferredAt least one (1) year PCT or CNA experience in a hospital setting strongly preferred or eligible for the HMH PCT apprentice program.Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant or Patient Care Technician who has successfully completed a PCT program which includes Phlebotomy, EKG and nursing assistant course both in the theoretical and clinical setting.If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!Need help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.Meridian Health is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and will not discriminate in the recruitment or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status and any other category protected by federal or state law.