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Ascension Health Patient Care Technician, ICU in Nashville, Tennessee

We Are Hiring

Patient Care Services, Patient Care Technician, PCT,

Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA

Intensive Care Unit

Full Time

St Thomas West

Nashville, TN

What You Will Do

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a 100-bed medical ICU where you will treat patients needing a wide variety of care. You will need to focus on attention to detail, be safety oriented and understand fall/slip prevention, and take personal initiative to help your team. Patients here can be ventilated, have trach, transplants, intake from the ER, rapid response, and sepsis.

Besides ADL's such as bathing, feeding, and grooming, you will be transporting patients to things like MRI or CT scans, answering call lights, ordering supplies. As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to perform basic clinical and non-clinical patient care activities under supervision in the assigned area.

Responsibilities:

  • Aids with entry and exit of patients.

  • Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living (ADL’s) such as bathing, grooming, feeding.

  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff. Documents necessary records.

  • Responsible for keeping patient rooms clean and orderly as well as maintaining medical equipment.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) or Red Corss obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. For current incumbents as of 4/30/18, BLS required upon expiration of Heart Saver.

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.

Additional Preferences

Why Join Our Team

As one of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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