Patient Care Technician
Posted on: March 19, 2023
Living A Life Inspired!
Our new vision at ThedaCare is bold, ambitious, and ignited by a shared passion to provide outstanding care. We are inspired to reinvent health care by becoming a proactive partner in health, enriching the lives of all and creating value in everything we do. Each of us are called to take action in delivering higher standards of care, lower costs and a healthier future for our patients, our families, our communities and our world.
At ThedaCare, our team members are empowered to be the catalyst of change through our values of compassion, excellence, leadership, innovation, and agility. A career means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you're interested in joining a health care system that is changing the face of care and well-being in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.
Benefits, with a whole-person approach to wellness -
e.g. health coaches, relaxation rooms, health focused apps (Wonder, Ripple), mental health support
Access & Affordability
e.g. minimal or zero copays, team member cost sharing premiums, daycare
Under the supervision of the LPN, RN, or nurse leader, the Patient Care Tech (PCT) performs patient-centered, evidence-based nursing care activities to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient. Through collaborative practice with all members of the care team, is responsible for patient outcomes that meet the high quality of care provided by ThedaCare. Contributes to the goals of the department by being accountable for the delivery of compassionate, safe care and demonstrated commitment to continuous growth and professional development.
Performs delegated patient care activities using evidence-based practice and specific competencies for the patient population served
Checks patients' vital signs, height, and weight, as needed, based on patient type
Provides compassionate care and listens to patients' concerns and guides them by answering any questions or concerns
Identifies and escalates changes in patient status or patient risks to prevent crisis
Collects clinical data and information on patients and reports to care team Repositions, transfers, ambulates and transports patients
Assists patients with basic needs (such as hygiene, eating, using the restroom, and dressing)
Obtains and reports patient intake and output
Performs electrocardiograms (ECGs) as directed
Provides care that is age appropriate, culturally specific, and developmentally appropriate in an environment that promotes patient safety
Demonstrates professional and therapeutic relationships with patients, families, team members, and providers
High school diploma or GED required
Previous healthcare experience preferred
American Heart Association HealthCare Provider Life Support (BLS)
Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of fifty (50) pounds without assistance
Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties
Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform patient care procedures
Frequent exposure to sharp objects and instruments
Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock
Occasional high noise level in work environment
Standing and/or walking for extended periods of time
Transporting, transferring, positioning patients and/or equipment from one location to another; little likelihood for injury if proper body mechanics and procedures are followed
Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents
Occasional contact with aggressive and or combative patients
**Can be flexible based on schooling and work/life balance! Apply and talk to a recruiter for more information and how we can work with you**
Self-scheduling opportunity for straight days or variable rotations
Adding a new start time of 0700 and 1900.
Every third weekend (Fri-Sun or Sat-Mon)
Weekend programs available including every weekend, every other weekend, or 3 out of 4 weekends
Rotating holiday schedule
0.75 FTE/ 30 hours/week
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
ThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Neenah - Neenah,Wisconsin
Keywords: ThedaCare, Green Bay , Patient Care Technician, Professions , Neenah, Wisconsin
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