Patient Care Technician PRN
Company: Osceola Regional Medical Center
Posted on: October 5, 2021
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited 404-bed
hospital that builds on a proud tradition of healthcare excellence
in Osceola County, Florida. Osceola Regional is conveniently and
centrally located in Heart of Kissimmee only minutes from Orlando,
St. Cloud, Celebration and Poinciana. We are committed to
continually enhancing the standard of healthcare by providing
services to include: Emergency Care, Trauma Care, Pediatric ER,
Heart & Vascular Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center, The Baby
Suites maternity care, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level II,
Women’s Services, Behavioral Health, Orthopedics & Spine and a
Graduate Medical Education Program. We also expand our care to the
community with our freestanding Emergency Department at Hunter’s
Osceola Regional Medical
Center is currently seeking a Patient Care Tech to join
The Patient Care
Technician (PCT) delivers high quality, patient-centered care by
performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services
related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living.
Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the PCT assists
the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the
PCT’s skills/training and the needs of the Department, and
consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a
clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment. The PCT
complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the
State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed
Participates in the
implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and
indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed
Obtains and records
initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of
care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight,
blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and
output, and calorie counts.
interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any
physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports
observations of individual patients to the RN/Team
Assists with mobility by
regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating
patients. Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and
wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units,
departments, or entities. Assists with discharges.
Demonstrates proper body mechanics.
Provides or assists with
non-medicated support care, including non-sterile dressing changes,
skin protection, application of heat or ice, and venous compression
Obtains or assists in the
collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures
accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of
Retrieves medication from
pharmacy, storage room, or tube system and delivers to licensed
staff member as instructed.
Assists with patient
preparation for surgery or other procedure.
patients/families/caregivers to room and hospital
Assists patients with
activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing,
shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed
linens as needed.
Performs hourly rounding
and responds promptly to call lights and patient requests. Strives
to anticipate patient needs and resolve them
Follows patient and
employee safety/security policies and protocols, including hand
hygiene, use of universal precautions, use of personal protective
equipment, and adherence to isolation procedures.
Prepares and maintains
clean, hazard-free patient rooms. Empties trash and removes soiled
Assists with post-mortem
Assists in the setup,
removal, and cleaning of equipment. Identifies malfunctioning
equipment and initiates repairs.
Performs clerical work as
needed, including assembling and maintain charts, filing, answering
and transferring phones, and relaying messages.
Training Program preferred.
Experience: 1+ years of experience in an acute care setting
Certification: Current BLS
certification with the State or Fundamentals of Nursing
Course at accredited school preferred
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