Patient Care Technician Surgery
Company: St. David's Medical Center
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA
Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose
and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an)
Patient Care Technician Surgery today with St. Davids Medical
We are committed to providing our employees with the support
they need. At St. Davids Medical Center, we offer eligible
colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical,
wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
- 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay
based on years of service)
Assistance and Reimbursements for
Tuition and Student Loans
- Employee Discounts including Tickets,
Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft
- Home, Auto,
and Pet Insurance
- Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
- Short Term & Long Term
- Adoption Assistance
- Legal Benefits and lots more!
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Come join our team as a(an) Patient Care Technician Surgery. We
care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our
colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable
organizations. Apply Today!
Job Summary and Qualifications
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.
What qualifications you will need:
- 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
performed 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 patients to and from
other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges.
Demonstrates proper body mechanics.
- Provides or assists with non-medicated support care, including
non-sterile dressing changes, skin protection, application of heat
or ice, and venous compression devices.
- Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for
diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and
timely transfer of specimen.
- Retrieves medication from pharmacy, storage room, or tube
system and delivers to licensed staff member as instructed.
- Assists with patient preparation for surgery or other
- Orients patients/families/caregivers to room and hospital
- Basic Cardiac Life Support
St. David’s Medical Center
is a full-service hospital located in central Austin, Texas. This
300+ bed facility features a 24-hour emergency
department, the region’s largest Neonatal Intensive Care
Unit (NICU), and the internationally-renowned Texas Cardiac
Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute.
The full scope of services provided at St. David’s
Medical Center includes cancer care, heart and vascular care,
imaging services, joint replacement and orthopedics, women’s
services, complex surgical services, and a Bariatric
Surgery Center. The facility is home to a 60+ bed
rehabilitation hospital providing both inpatient and
outpatient comprehensive care.
St. David’s Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare,
which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the
third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare
was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and
two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown
HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical
Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In
recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in
cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and
other uncompensated expenses.
"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's
family first, and the really great institutions will provide care
with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the
Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction
and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Patient Care
Technician Surgery opening. We promptly review all applications.
Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for
interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply
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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