VIRTUA HEALTH,INC. Patient Care Technician- PCU, Full Time, Nights, Voorhees in Voorhees, New Jersey
At Virtua Health, we exist for one reason - to better serve you. That means being here for you in all the moments that matter, striving each day to connect you to the care you need. Whether that's wellness and prevention, experienced specialists, life-changing care, or something in-between - we are your partner in health devoted to building a healthier community.If you live or work in South Jersey, exceptional care is all around. Our medical and surgical experts are among the best in the country. We assembled more than 14,000 colleagues, including over 2,850 skilled and compassionate doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners equipped with the latest technologies, treatments, and techniques to provide exceptional care close to home. A Magnet-recognized health system ranked by U.S. News and World Report, we've received multiple awards for quality, safety, and outstanding work environment.In addition to five hospitals, seven emergency departments, seven urgent care centers, and more than 280 otherlocations, we're committed to the well-being of the community. That means bringing life-changing resources and health services directly into our communities through ourEat Well food access program, telehealth, home health, rehabilitation, mobile screenings, paramedic programs, and convenient online scheduling. We're also affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neurosciences, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for pediatrics.Employment Type:EmployeeEmployment Classification:RegularTime Type:Full timeWork Shift:Night Shift - 12 Hr (United States of America)Total Weekly Hours:36Location:Voorhees - 100 Bowman DriveVoorhees, NJAdditional Locations:*Job Information:Progressive Care UnitSummary:* Under the direction of a Registered Nurse/and or LPN, assists with patients' activities of daily living and plan of care. Communicates with and supports healthcare team, patients and/or patient's family or significant other(s). Maintains and demonstrates high standards of professional ethics. Position Responsibilities:Supports the activities of daily living to include bathing, dressing, grooming, oral care, feeding, toileting/hygiene, and assisting with mobility and transport. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.Performs technical duties as directed by RN/LPN, such as vital signs, point of care testing, bladder scanning, and foley catheter care specific to population served and documents appropriately. May perform phlebotomy and EKG's, if certified. Identifies and communicates changes in patient's status to RN/LPN and responds appropriately. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.Reinforces education of patient and family/responsible party regarding individual care needs and safety issues.Participates in Virtua patient satisfaction initiatives and goals.Participates in the performance improvement activities.Assists in orientation of new hires.Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required: Demonstrates required knowledge of basic patient care skills, procedures and standards. Must have strong communication skills. Required Education:High School Diploma or Grade Equivalent Diploma (GED) required.Must have successfully completed a PCT course, a fundamentals nursing course in an RN program, Certified Nursing Assistant program, or have worked an equivalent of 1 year of direct patient care. Training/Certifications/Licensure:BLS certification.Phlebotomy training/education is required for the Emergency Department positions.Enhances skills through ongoing education and training. Maintains regulatory and departmental level competencies.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.