Patient Care Technician- Temporary Summer Help
Company: Mid Michigan Health
Posted on: March 12, 2023
This is a temporary summer help Patient Care Technician position recommended for current nursing students who have completed at least 1 semester of nursing clinical rotations OR have a CNA, EMT, or Medical Assistant license.
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 Subsidiaries.
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 date.
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*.
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 manner.
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 position.
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 device(s).
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time.
May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching.
Some exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious material.
Must follow MyMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake.
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
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