HCA, Hospital Corporation of America PCT - General Surgery (PRN) in Richmond, Virginia

The*Patient Care Technician *administers patient care and related activities, services and/or procedures to promote the physical and emotional health and personal comfort needs of assigned patients. The Nursing/Patient Care Technician is responsible for the daily hygiene, ambulation, and turning of patients. Assists with the delivery of food trays and assists with patient feeding as needed. The Nursing/Patient Care Technician monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate, utilizing computerized documentation systems. Maintains confidentiality of patient, employee, and department information. The Nursing/Patient Care Technician provides encouragement, support, and comfort to patients and family members. Communicates effectively and professionally with staff, supervisors, ancillary departments, and other customers. The Nursing/Patient Care Technician assists in maintaining a neat and orderly unit, including: equipment, linen, patient rooms, kitchen and utility rooms. The Nursing/Patient Care Technician will perform these functions in accordance with state Nursing Practice Acts and generic/unit structure standards.

  • Patient Rights -The Nursing / Patient Care Technician will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
  • Patient Safety –The Nursing/Patient Care Technician demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Completion of a Nursing Assistant training program or Nursing Fundamentals course - REQUIRED for student nurses * Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) - REQUIRED for non-RN students

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (REQUIRED for consideration)

EXPERIENCE: * Previous healthcare experience (preferred) * Basic computer and medical terminology experience * Strong communication skills (oral and written)

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: PCT - General Surgery (PRN)

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest

Requisition ID: 00448-43803