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Patient Care Technician Float Pool

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Independence
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Patient Care Technician Float Pool you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Centerpoint Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.Centerpoint Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • FastTrack to Clinical Pathway - If you dream of advancing your career in clinical care, we have an opportunity to help you earn your associate's degree or diploma with no out-of-pocket costs. The program also offers options to help complete your high school diploma or improve your English language skills before starting college.Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
    Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Patient Care Technician Float Pool where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!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 personnel.

    What you will do in this role:

    • 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, intake and output, calorie counts, and other patient information as outlined by policy.
    • 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 mechanics.
    • Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of specimen.
    • Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.
    • Serves as Monitor/Telemetry Tech for the unit as needed.
    • Engages in evidence-based best practices that enhance the patient experience, including SAFETY rounding, communication fundamentals/AIDET, Teach-Back, Narrating Care, etc.


      What qualifications you will need:
      • CNA training program preferred.
      • 1+ years of experience in an acute care setting, Preferred.
      • CNA certification with the state or Fundamentals of Nursing Course at accredited school, Preferred.
      • BSL, Preferred.
      • No experience required - Must be able to attend 3 weeks of training (Monday - Friday 8am-5pm)
        • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
        • High School Graduate / GED
        • Patient Care Tech Training, or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) must be obtained within 60 days of employment start dateThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Centerpoint Medical Center is a 285+ bed hospital featuring state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Our hospital offers some of the latest clinical services available to patients. We remain focused on providing compassionate care and top-notch customer service for our patients. We offer many features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, and wireless internet access. We are a Level II Trauma Center with 24/7 emergency services and an accredited Chest Pain Center. Our Orthopedic Services include Total Joints and Sports Medicine. We are an accredited Cancer Program and Breast Center. We provide Women's Services, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and a Stroke Center. Our Outpatient Services include a Surgery Center, Advanced Wound Care Center, Pain Center, Sleep Disorder Center, Imaging, and Rehab. We are part of HCA Midwest Health, a network of hospitals in Kansas City and surrounding areas.
          HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

          "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
          HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Patient Care Technician Float Pool opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Independence , Patient Care Technician Float Pool, Professions , Independence, Missouri

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