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.

FOCUS Values

  • 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.

  • Multicultural sensitivity.

  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

  • Customer/patient focused.

  • 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.

PAY: $11.5386-$16.4117

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