Patient Care Technician Step Down Unit
SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Become part of a successful healthcare organization working directly at the patient's bedside with a team of caring professionals. This opportunity is perfect for someone to continue his or her career working in a hospital environment. 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.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. Come join our tradition of excellence!
Patient Care Technician (PCT)
Step Down Unit Full Time Days Shift 0.9 FTE
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, a facility of HCA Healthcare’s East Florida Division, is a fully accredited 407-bed acute care medical surgery hospital providing award-winning procedures. Leveraging the latest technologies and treatment protocols, Aventura meets both the elective and emergency healthcare needs of its neighboring communities and international visitors. Aventura Hospital and Medical Center is designated a Level II Trauma Center by the Florida Department of Health and is certified as a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. Aventura’s Comprehensive Community Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and they are an American College of Radiology accredited Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.
Ideally located in luxurious South Florida, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center is home to a community rich in diversity and infused with world class culture. A prime location - nestled between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale - means you will be surrounded by the very best South Florida has to offer!
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
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 counts.
Monitors patient physical and emotional condition. Reports any changes in status promptly while Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.
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.
Active Certified Nursing Assistant license with the State of Florida is preferred
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required
A high school diploma or GED is preferred
1+ year of experience in an acute care setting is preferred
Excellent work ethic, professional appearance, and a kind, compassionate demeanor is needed
Participants must be able to pass a background check and drug screen
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