Columbus Community Hospital

Patient Care Technician Emergency Department (0.5 FTE)

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Posted On: Wednesday, 5th December 2018
Category: Direct Patient Care
Department: Emergency Department
Shift: Day/PMs: Every third weekend and holiday rotation
Job Type:
(0.5 FTE) Columbus Community Hospital
Education: High School

Job Description:

The patient care technician, under the direction of a Registered Nurse, is responsible for quality service   by performing clerical tasks and patient care activities. This includes maintaining and assisting with patient records, ordering supplies and services, scheduling diagnostic tests and treatments, and assisting physicians and nurses. They are a member of the healthcare team who works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, to organize, assist and implement specific aspects of the plan of care for the geriatric, adult, adolescent, pediatric and infant patients. They communicate in a timely manner with the patient, family and healthcare team, and document care per hospital protocol. They may be required to work on other units according to the distribution of staff, patients and individual competency.

Preferred Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Nursing Assistant Certification
  • Patient Care Technician Certification - Optional
  • Health Unit Coordinator Program Graduate – Optional
  • CPR Certification