Trinity Health Patient Care Technician in Springfield, Massachusetts
Employment Type:Full timeShift:12 Hour Day Shift
Trinity Health Of New England is looking for an experienced Patient Care Technician to join our team of mission-driven healthcare innovators. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. This person is responsible for completing a variety of activities and tasks comprising the care of patients and their families. The PCT is a member of a designated care team functioning under the leadership and oversight of a Registered
The ideal candidate will display a drive to provide patient-centered experiences through scholarly scientific inquiry, compassion for the human spirit and mind, advocacy and education for the patient and families, and collaboration with all those who touch our patients. This critical role is cognizant of the philosophy, standards, objectives and policies of the department and the hospital.
Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:
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Include Sign-On Bonuses
- Full-Time, Monday – Friday 7am 7pm Day Shift
You Will Be Responsible For:
Exceptional Patient Care: Performs and assists patients with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, positioning, skin care, ambulating, and toileting . Performs and documents in the patients' electronic health record (EHR), basic nursing care such as ADLs, collecting routine specimens, vital signs, intake, output and weight.
Excellent Communicator: Performs all tasks as delegated by the Registered Nurse. Communicates routinely with the Registered Nurse and immediately reports any findings or concerns.
Strong Educator: Educate patients and family members so that they have a transparent understanding of the care being provided.
Technical Familiarity: Performs procedures and treatments such as EKGs, point of care testing, application and monitoring of patient’s response to restraints and constant observation.
Active Teamwork: Demonstrates problem solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork.
Education: High School diploma or GED.
Certification: Graduate of Certified Nurse Assistant or EMT Program, or former experience in the capacity of a nurse assistant, orderly, EMT, medical assistant, or adequate clinical experience as a student nurse. PCT experience preferred .
Active certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required or must be obtained within three (3) months of hire into position.
Active certification in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) required or must be obtained within six (6) months of hire into position.
Ability to pass drug screenings and background checks
Work requires the ability to exchange information on factual matters. This type of interaction requires courtesy and tact when dealing with patients and their families, visitors and/or hospital staff.
Work requires providing direct patient care to patients.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.