Patient Care Tech PRN in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Patient Care Tech PRN

San Antonio, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN Status/As Needed Schedule 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 146819
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Introduction

Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a Patient Care Tech PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Ambulatory Surgery-Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Methodist Ambulatory Surgery-Medical Center, we offer an array of benefits for PRN colleagues. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Medical Benefits designed to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act
  • Wellbeing Resources
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • HCA Healthcare Hope Fund
  • Disaster Relief Support

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Patient Care Tech PRN 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!

Job Summary and Qualifications

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:


  • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date

Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Center is located in the heart of San Antonio Medical Center.  Our AAAHC accredited center is a top revenue producing facility for HCA Healthcare Ambulatory Surgery Division.  We perform over 750 cases a month in ophthalmology, gynecology, ENT, pediatric, urology, GI, podiatry, dental and general surgery.  

 

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 Tech PRN opening. We review all applications. 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

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