Patient Care Technician
Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: January 23, 2023
This position works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs and assists with
individual activities of daily living as well as certain treatments
for patient care under the direction and supervision of the
Registered Nurse according to established policies, procedures and
guidelines. Position requires travel among MyMichigan Health
For casual positions: casual employees have no regularly scheduled
work hours, but require an understanding of, and agreement to
fulfill, the minimum time commitments of the position for as long
as the position is held. These are (if needed) at least 48 hours
per month with 24 of those hours worked on weekends, and an annual
requirement of 24 hours worked on holidays.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(50%)* Under the direction of the nurse, prioritizes and organizes
care of assigned patients, performing basic nurse's aide skills as
outlined in orientation, competencies, policy and procedures.
(25%)* Documents on patient's chart, any treatments and pertinent
observations. Provides report to team on tasks completed.
(25%)* Maintains a clean, safe and orderly unit.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supports the mission, goals, policies and standards of nursing.
Medical center and unit policies and work rules are recognized,
supported and implemented.
Provides for the age specific needs of the population served
according to department standards and policies/procedures.
Emergency care/safety: Performs according to procedure in all
medical center emergency situations. Provides and ensures safe and
secure environment for the patient.
Provides excellent customer service: Demonstrates professionalism
and courtesy at all times.
All other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
High School Diploma or GED required.
BLS certification is required within 90 days of hire or transfer
PCT - CNA/EMT/LPN Certification- Must hold a current State of
Michigan registry document as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
or an internal MyMichigan Health Patient Care Technician
certification, or completion of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
certification culminating in licensure in the state of Michigan or
completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program
culminating in licensure in the State of Michigan. Successful
completion of one semester of nursing clinical education by an
Accredited Registered Nurse Program is also accepted. Effective
11/22/2019, we can also accept a Medical Assistant with the
following: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through American
Medical Technologist (AMT), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
through American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), OR
equivalent Medical Assistant Credential such as Certified Clinical
Medical Assistant CCMA, etc. *For current PCT's with an expired CNA
certification, EMT certification, or a lapsed LPN license, an
opportunity to achieve an internal MyMichigan Health Patient Care
Technician certification will be offered*.
Other Required Skills:
Knowledge of reading, writing, math, and computer skills.
Interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with
individuals and groups and interact with people at all levels to
communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable
MyMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees
need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows.
An employee may be required to participate in further learning
opportunities offered by MyMichigan Health.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public
contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.
Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex
materials or appropriate substitute if required for your
Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted
device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as
outlined in the job description.
Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time.
May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or
Some exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially
Must follow MyMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work
independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to
Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching,
grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these
movements on a regular to frequent basis.
Physical Demand Level: Medium.
Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry
21-50 lbs., frequently 34-66% of the workday 20 lbs. and or
Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and constantly (67-100% or
the workday) 10 lbs
Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Patient Care Technician, Professions , Midland, Michigan
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