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Per Diem / PRN Patient Care Tech - $20+ per hour

Company: Detroit Medical Center
Location: Detroit
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Detroit Medical Center is seeking a per diem / prn Patient Care Tech for a per diem / prn job in Detroit, Michigan.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Patient Care Tech
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Up to 40.00 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: Per Diem
    DMC Harper University Hospital has distinguished itself in surgery and medicine and is known for its clinical expertise and innovative research. A specialty referral hospital, Harper has established Centers of Excellence in neurosciences, bariatric surgery, vascular services, multidisciplinary cardiovascular services, hypertension, stroke prevention and heart failure. Job Description: The Patient Care Associate (PCA) is a member of the patient care services team with primary responsibilities for technical, multi-skilled direct and indirect patient care activities. The PCA is assigned to work under the supervision of a registered nurse who delegates tasks based upon patient needs and PCA skills and abilities. The PCA will report all deviations from expected patient parameters to the registered nurse. 1. Collaborates and cooperates with care team members to ensure consistency and quality of care and promotes productive employee relations among staff members. Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to the philosophy and objective of continuous improvement, team work and the mission, vision and values of the DMC.* 2.Performs a variety of basic patient care activities under the direction of a registered nurse. Reports changes in patient medical and/or emotional condition to the registered nurse. Assists nursing personnel in responding to various emergency patient situations.* 3. Assists patient in activities of daily living by feeding, bathing, toileting and other personal hygiene regimes.* 4. Follows all departmental policies, procedures and objectives; continuous improvement initiatives; safety environmental and infection control standards. * 5. Demonstrates sensitivity to patient comfort and privacy and expresses interest in patient progress. Answers questions from patients and their families and explains procedures and processes within the scope of their training/abilities. Maintains confidentiality. * 6. As required by unit needs, performs general clerical duties which may include, but are not limited to, answering telephones and call lights, greeting patients and visitors.* 7. Enhances personal growth through participation in workshops, educational programs, in-service meetings and reviewing current literature. Shares joint accountability (with the institution) for maintaining competencies. * 8. Performs other tasks as assigned (see task list).* * The essential functions of this job include but are not limited to those marked with an asterisk. Qualifications:1. High school diploma or GED. 2. Graduation from a school of practical nursing OR 3. Completion of one of the following: a. A Certified PCA/PCT Program. b. A Certified Nurse Assistant Program or equivalent training. c. A Medical Assistant Program. Detroit Medical Center Job ID #4369-2406002057-0. Posted job title: Patient Care Associate Med Surg Per Diem DaysAbout Detroit Medical Center
    The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is the leading academically-integrated hospital system in Metro Detroit, and one of the largest health care providers in Southeast--Michigan.--During our 150+ years of caring for the community, we have been recognized nationally with top awards in many aspects of hospital operations and patient care.--The DMC is able to achieve these awards because of our exceptional employees.The Detroit Medical Center is one the largest academic medical centers in the United States, with a long and rich history of medical education, for more than 100 years. We train more physicians than any other hospital in Detroit.Our evidence-based approach inspires confidence and spurs innovation. It ensures that we are making treatment decisions based on our experience, on the best available research and our understanding of each patient as an individual.
    Our commitment to our patientsOur commitment to patient care and improving patient outcomes is part of everything we do. It's our mission. It's our promise to every patient and every family who entrusts their care to us.To meet the needs of our community, we operate 8 hospitals and more than 140 clinics and outpatient facilities across southeast Michigan, including a nationally recognized dedicated pediatric hospital (Children's Hospital of Michigan) as well as a nationally recognized rehabilitation hospital (Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan). We offer an inclusive, diverse and supportive environment.--Knowing that we are better together, our teams are highly collaborative and integrated to deliver the high quality and compassionate care our patients expect and deserve.--Staff members have a voice in forming our culture; one that is often referred to as "my forever family" and "colleagues who have my back".--The DMC has a proud legacy of caring for the people and the families that call Metro Detroit home; they're our neighbors, our friends, and our community. That's why the DMC serves everyone in the community who needs us; no one gets turned away who comes to us for care. From local food drives to our long-standing commitment to educate and empower our community towards better health, you can count on the DMC. There's a spirit of caring and togetherness that you will experience when you join the DMC family. We are a community build on care.At the DMC, we are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this web site, please contact the DMC facility where the position is available, for further assistance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual disability.
    Employee BenefitsAt the DMC, health and well-being are important to us, so we provide a range of benefits and options to help meet the needs of all eligible employees. In addition to a range of healthcare plans, including higher and lower deductible options, we offer dental, vision and an employee assistance plan. Basic life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance are provided for free to eligible plan members.--Employees can also choose to participate in one of several supplemental life insurance and/or disability plans, a legal services plan and an identity protection plan.--For those employees who are looking for support to care for family members, we also offer child and elder care programs.To help employees prepare for retirement, we offer a 401K savings plan, and an employee discount plan that includes discounts for a wide variety of products, including auto and home insurance and mobile plans.Benefits
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Life insurance
    • Discount program

Keywords: Detroit Medical Center, Detroit , Per Diem / PRN Patient Care Tech - $20+ per hour, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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