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Patient Care Technician - Behavioral Health

Company: HCA
Location: Covington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities as a Patient Care Technician you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Lakeview Regional Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Lakeview Regional we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

We strive to provide the best possible care to our patients.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Lakeview Regional family! We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Patient Care Technician to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

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.

About this unit:

  • Team-oriented and fast-paced environment serving a diverse patient population
  • Engagement of Leadership - Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focused.
  • Patient safety and satisfaction are our number one priority

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Documents observations, interactions, patient responses to perform activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual patients to the RN/Team Leader.
  • Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patient to and from other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges. Demonstrates proper body mechanics.
  • Assist patient with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.
  • Engages in evidence-based best practices that enhance the patient experience, including SAFETY rounding, communication fundamentals/AIDET, Teach-Back, Narrating Care, etc.
  • Participates as an active member of the healthcare team and positively promotes the rest of the team to patients/families/caregivers and other colleagues.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a CNA Training program is preferred.
  • 1 year of experience in an acute care setting is preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
  • Work Schedule: 7 PM - 7 AM, Rotating Weekends

Lakeview Regional Medical Center is a full service, acute care hospital providing inpatient and outpatient healthcare services to St. Tammany Parish residents since 1977. Our 167 bed, state-of-the-art facility provides the most advanced, medical and surgical technologies available, along with personalized patient and family-based care in a safe, suburban community.

We believe these well-defined values are the keys to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Patient Care Technician like you to be a part of our team.

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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For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

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Keywords: HCA, New Orleans , Patient Care Technician - Behavioral Health, Other , Covington, Louisiana

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