Patient Care Technician PRN
Company: Oviedo Medical Center
Posted on: October 13, 2021
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Oviedo Medical Center, the new 64-bed acute
care hospital, provides a full range of healthcare services to east
Seminole County and surrounding communities. Services include
medical and surgical inpatient units, intensive care, medical
cardiology, telemetry, cardiac catheterization, inpatient and
outpatient surgery, women’s services including labor and delivery,
cardiopulmonary services, comprehensive diagnostic imaging and 24/7
emergency care. Oviedo Medical Center is designed with the patient
in mind with personalized care, all private rooms and the newest
medical technology available. Oviedo Medical Center is located at
the intersection of Red Bug Lake Road and State Road
Oviedo Medical Center is currently seeking a
Patient Care Tech to join our team. This position will be
PRN, as needed.
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high
quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated
basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and
activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered
nurse (RN), the PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient
care in accordance with the PCT’s skills/training and the needs of
the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with
maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care
environment. The PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures
and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed
Participates in the implementation of nursing
care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the
supervision of the licensed nurse.
Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient
information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions
data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen
saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and output, and calorie
Documents observations, interactions, patient
responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral
changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual
patients to the RN/Team Leader.
Assists with mobility by regular turning and
positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with
use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers
patients to and from other units, departments, or entities.
Assists with discharges. Demonstrates proper body
Provides or assists with non-medicated support
care, including non-sterile dressing changes, skin protection,
application of heat or ice, and venous compression
Obtains or assists in the collection of
specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all
labels and timely transfer of specimen.
Retrieves medication from pharmacy, storage
room, or tube system and delivers to licensed staff member as
Assists with patient preparation for surgery or
Orients patients/families/caregivers to room
and hospital routine.
Assists patients with activities of daily
living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care,
grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as
Performs hourly rounding and responds promptly
to call lights and patient requests. Strives to anticipate patient
needs and resolve them proactively.
Follows patient and employee safety/security
policies and protocols, including hand hygiene, use of universal
precautions, use of personal protective equipment, and adherence to
Prepares and maintains clean, hazard-free
patient rooms. Empties trash and removes soiled linens.
Assists with post-mortem care.
Assists in the setup, removal, and cleaning of
equipment. Identifies malfunctioning equipment and initiates
Performs clerical work as needed, including
assembling and maintain charts, filing, answering and transferring
phones, and relaying messages.
Education: High School Diploma or
equivalent (GED), CNA Training Program preferred.
Experience: 1+ years of
experience in an acute care setting preferred
Licensure: Certified Nursing
Assistant in State of Florida preferred
Certification: Current BLS
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