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Patient Care Technician (PCT) - Stepdown Intermediate Care

Company: Ascension
Location: Madison Heights
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Patient care Technician - Step Down Intermediate Care

Full Time Nights

Unit Description: 4T is a 32-bed Congestive Heart Failure, Medical, Telemetry and Stroke Unit. The department patient population consists of patients admitted from Emergency, and patients transferred from ICU or medical surgical floors requiring telemetry monitoring. The unit utilizes a portable telemetry system with central monitoring at the nurses station. These patients require close monitoring and specific interventions for arrhythmias and treatment with vasoactive medication. Staff are ACLS trained, and proficient in dysrhythmia interpretation and treatment. Nurses on the unit are NIHSS certified, and the unit functions as a Stroke Unit.

 

Work Hours: 7p-730a 3 days per week, rotating weekends and holidays

 

Work Location: 

27351 Dequindre Road
Madison Heights, Michigan 48071-3487
United States
 
This is a collective bargaining agreement union position.
What You Will Do:

Perform basic clinical and non-clinical patient care activities under supervision in assigned area.

  • Aid with entry and exit of patients.
  • Assist patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living.
  • Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
  • Document necessary records.
  • Responsible for keeping patient rooms clean and orderly as well as maintaining medical equipment.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required.
    American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA. 

Education: 

  • High school graduate or equivalent is required.
  • Completion of, but not limited to, one or more of the following areas required:
    • Certified Nurse Assistant program, or one or more years hospital experience as a Nurse Assistant, Patient Care Associate program, Medical Office Assistant program or other direction care vocational training, Current Co-op Student, Nursing Student enrolled in an accredited RN program and has completed the Fundamentals of Nursing.

Work Experience: 

  • Previous experience in direct patient care required.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant preferred.

 

Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension SE Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:

https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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