UnityPoint Health Patient Care Technician-Emergency Room in Waterloo, Iowa
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) is responsible for a variety of tasks and services to assist in the provision of care and comfort for patients under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). The PCT will report and record observations and contribute to the efficient functionality of the department.
Completion of nursing assistant or equivalent course.
Six months of nursing assistant experience.
Internal applicants within UPH-Allen, in good standing, with one year of hospital experience will be considered.
This position does not get reported with Direct Care Workers (DCW).
Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.
Capable of continuous monitoring of up to 15 patients on one screen at one time and remaining alert at all times while on duty. Ability to communicate effectively with patients using a microphone and headset. Ability to communicate with hospital staff and respond quickly to patient behavioral changes. Ability to use discretion and courtesy when working with patients, visitors, and staff. Ability to prioritize simultaneous situations.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities. May drive a UPH vehicle, rental or own vehicle.
Requisition ID: 2018-45324
Street: 1825 Logan Ave
Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Name: Emergency Department- Logan
Posting Minimum: USD $11.54/Hr.
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: varies
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org