Patient Care Technician in El Segundo, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

System Wide

Job Title: Patient Care Technician 

City: El Segundo / State: California    

System Float Pool

Varied Shifts

Varied Hours

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Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title: Patient Care Technician Float Pool

Job Summary:

The position of Patient Care Technician (PCT), works under supervision of the nurse, and the California Nurse Practice Act as well as evidence-based standards of care, to provide basic care to patients and assist professional nurses with complex patient care up to the validated level of training.

This position supports the Pipeline Health Culture Club Values through the provision of distinctive and compassionate care to our employees and patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to the evidence-based standards of care and standards of practice, policies and procedures of the hospital and the Division of Nursing.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in providing safe, effective patient care including but not limited to ADL’s, mobility and safety concerns.
  • Assists patients with personal care needs such as bathing, dressing, feeding, elimination, positioning, and bed linen changes.
  • Assists with admitting, discharging, transferring and transporting patients.
  • Obtains and accurately documents pertinent patient information including but not limited to vital signs, weights, I & O, oxygen saturation, care observations and reports all abnormalities to the RN in a timely manner.
  • In a courteous manner instructs patients in various basic procedures and communicates effectively with patients and family members. Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition utilizing computerized documentation
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Job Requirements

Qualifications: 

Experience:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant or currently enrolled in a nursing program with completion of a nursing fundamentals course or graduate of a nursing program. 

Education:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current AHA BLS.