Georgia Employer PATIENT CARE TECH, FLOAT POOL in Lawrenceville, Georgia
Northside Hospital is award-winning, state-of-the-art, and continually growing. Constantly expanding the quality and reach of our care to our patients and communities creates even more opportunity for the best healthcare professionals in Atlanta and beyond. Discover all the possibilities of a career at Northside today.Provides nursing assistance and patient care to provide for the comfort, safety and personal needs of patients. Assists patients with activities of daily living and performs procedures for physical hygiene and comfort of patients. Performs duties with the construct of a unit-based, self- directed patient care team while sharing various tasks with other licensed and non-licensed members. In Special Care Nurseries, the Patient Care Technician is responsible for assisting with the transport of healthy, uncompromised newborns from Labor and Delivery to the newborn admission nursery, cleaning equipment used on infants in the Special Care Nursery, and ordering patient care supplies from the storeroom and stocking the Special Care Nursery areas.REQUIRED:1. Listed as a CNA on the Georgia Registry OR a. Graduate of a U.S. Military Medic course OR b. Enrolled in a School of Nursing and has completed one (1) full semester of clinical rotations OR c. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or Medical Degree program d. GPN or EMT with one year experience with relevant training and experience 2. One year patient care experience in a hospital or acute care setting. 3. Current BLS card (CPR) 4. Patient Care Techs hired under the legacy Gwinnett Patient Care Tech job description are deemed qualified for the Northside Patient Care Tech II position. Grandfathered employees will be given 180 days from 10.01.2021 to complete additional training identified by the Clinical Education Department. Note: As of March 5, 2018, employees currently in the Patient Care Tech II role are considered grandfathered and are therefore not required to meet the educational requirements of this job. PREFERRED:1. Graduate of an accredited Nursing Assistant Course.Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.