Patient Care Technician Progressive Care
Company: St. David's Medical Center
Posted on: October 14, 2021
Are you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients
deserve? At St. David's Medical Center we support our colleagues in
their positions. Join our Team as a(an) Patient Care Technician
Progressive Care and access programs to assist with
every stage of your career.
At St. David's Medical Center we want to ensure we support you
through all stages of your life as a nurse. 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!
Learn more about
Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses
throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of
nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a
majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research
College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational
facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and
more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today
for our Patient Care Technician Progressive Care opening and
continue to learn!
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
- 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
What qualifications you will need:
- Basic Cardiac Life Support
- High School Graduate / GED
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
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
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.
"Good people beget good people."-
Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If growth and continued learning is important to you, we
encourage you to apply for our Patient Care Technician Progressive
Care opening. Our team will promptly review your application.
Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for
interviews. Unlock the possibilities 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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