Patient Care Tech PRN
Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as
a(an) Patient Care Tech PRN you want with your current employer? We
have an exciting opportunity for you to join Corpus Christi Medical
Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare
services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsCorpus Christi Medical Center,
offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life,
career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and
- Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services
at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and
behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and
free AirMed medical transportation.
- Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and
disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental
health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital
indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection,
legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet
insurance and more.
- Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
- Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical
and financial wellbeing
- Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder
care resources and consumer discounts
- 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on
years of service)
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred
- Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification
support, dependent scholarships)
- Colleague recognition program
- Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave,
long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits
may vary by location.
Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want
to work as a(an) Patient Care Tech PRN where your passion for
creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are
dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be
your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job
Summary and QualificationsThe 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 personnel.
What you will do in this role:
- Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by
performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision
of the licensed nurse.
- 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, intake
and output, calorie counts, and other patient information as
outlined by policy.
- 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.
- Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for
diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and
timely transfer of specimen.
- Assists patients with activities of daily living to include
eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and
elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.
- Serves as Monitor/Telemetry Tech for the unit as
- Engages in evidence-based best practices that enhance the
patient experience, including SAFETY rounding, communication
fundamentals/AIDET, Teach-Back, Narrating Care, etc.
What qualifications you will need:
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Basic Cardiac Life Support, or CPR, or CPR for Healthcare
Providers, or Heart Saver CPR must be obtained within 30 days of
employment start dateNo Travel Travel RequiredNo experience
Required Years of Experience This role requires you to be fully
vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law
or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is
approved).Corpus Christi Medical Center is a 630+ bed healthcare
system of hospitals in Corpus Christi and the surrounding Coastal
Bend community. Bay Area is our full-service acute care hospital
and offers state-of-the-art cardiovascular services, bariatric, GYN
and robotic surgery. The Women's Center at Bay Area, with its NICU
Unit, is also the home of our graduate medical education program.
Doctors Regional is our acute care hospital, with a 24-hour
emergency department, cardiac catheterization labs, orthopedic and
surgical services, and inpatient rehabilitation. The Heart Hospital
offers complete diagnostics, treatment, surgery and rehabilitation
for cardiac patients. Northwest Regional/Northwest Behavior Health
Center provides emergency medical services, laboratory, imaging
services and outpatient behavioral health services. Bayview
Behavioral Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient short-term
treatment for psychiatric patients ages 12 years and older, as well
as substance abuse treatment. Northshore Emergency Center is a
full-service 24-7 emergency department in Portland that offers
outpatient laboratory, imaging and occupational services. Radiation
Oncology offers advanced technology for treating cancer with the
latest and most specific radiation therapies available. Our
programs focus on the needs of individual patients, while employing
the latest techniques and research of 21st-century medicine. HCA
Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical
Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In
recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in
cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and
other uncompensated expenses.
"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity
that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to
apply for our Patient Care Tech PRN opening. We promptly review all
applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for
interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an
equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We
do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran
status, or disability status.
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