AltoonaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Altoona jobs

Patient Care Technician - Nursing Student Opportunity!

Company: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location: Altoona
Posted on: August 30, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionAre you a nursing student who has competed 1 clinical rotation and is looking to gain valuable experience during nursing school? UPMC Altoona is hiring casual Patient Care Technicians to support our Resource Unit!The Patient Care Tech role provides you with the perfect opportunity to network with nurses and nursing leaders and have a hands on approach to patient care. This position also provides you with the ease of flexible scheduling to work around your busy school schedule!Patient Care Tech: Provides routine patient care and supports the department services in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the nurse or physician to assure that the highest degree of quality patient care can be maintained at all times. Must routinely perform the UPMC nursing core nursing assistant responsibilities (blood glucose, weights, vital signs, I&O, specimen collections and Foley care) AND at least 4 of the following hospital identified tasks: phlebotomy, 12 lead EKG, simple dressing, Foley catheter removal, point of care testing, bladder scan, straight catheter, or IV catheter removal.Responsibilities:* Provides patient care including assisting with patient procedures and activities of daily living. Assists with physical, respiratory and cardiopulmonary therapies. Provides feedback to the RN regarding patient care and reports changes in patient status.* Performs the UPMC nursing core nursing assistant responsibilities (blood glucose, weights, vital signs, I&O, specimen collections and Foley care) AND at least four of the following BU identified tasks: phlebotomy, 12 lead EKG, simple dressing, Foley catheter removal, point of care testing, bladder scan, straight catheter, or IV catheter removal.* Assures equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department. Establishes appropriate and effective communication with other departments. Establishes professional and respectful interpersonal relationships. Contributes to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting patients.* Constructively receives feedback and direction. Identifies and communicates learning needs to the unit director. Takes action to improve knowledge, skills and performance. Requests assistance in planning and prioritizing activities as needed. Participates in self-review as requested by the unit director.* Provides instruction to patients and their families under the direction of the RN. May apply, monitor and remove patient restraints as per physician or hospital protocol.* Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team. Demonstrate understanding of cultural diversity, horizontal violence and impairment in the health professions. Cares for patients and self by supporting safety in the workplace. Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and colleagues.* Strictly adheres to all policies and procedures relative to patient care and hospital related information. Complies with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions.* Suggests and supports changes within the department. Assumes responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges. Demonstrates awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department. Supports department based projects and quality initiatives.* Documents in the medical record according to established procedures. Performs assigned work in a timely and productive manner. Completes department clerical functions as needed.Qualifications* High school diploma or equivalent.* If no previous hospital or pre-hospital training, successful completion of UPMC patient care technician class OR successful completion of EIC training program OR successful completion of first year of clinical work in a nursing program.* Successful completion of basic information system training. Microcomputer experience preferred.* Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.* Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic or currently enrolled in an EMT or Paramedic program preferred.* Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hireBasic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal Act 33 with renewal Act 34 with renewal Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewalUPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Altoona , Patient Care Technician - Nursing Student Opportunity!, Healthcare , Altoona, Pennsylvania

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Seasonal Travel Nurse Jobs - HealthCareTravelers.com
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - All RN Specialties br Hospitals are posting their seasonal staffing needs br Would you like to spend the spring / summer somewhere great The Hospitals have already started (more...)
Company: Travel RN Jobs
Location: Altoona
Posted on: 09/25/2020

Travel RN Nursing Jobs - All Specialties
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - All RN Specialties br Nationwide Travel Nursing Assignments br Looking for a travel assignment, or get information about traveling as a Registered Nurse You are in the right (more...)
Company: HealthCare Travelers
Location: Altoona
Posted on: 09/25/2020

Emergency Department RN,Triage & Flight Transport
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - Registered Nurse Emergency Department Flight Transport br Nationwide Travel Nursing JobsEmergency Room, Trauma Triage Flight Transport opportunitiesHCEN has numerous request (more...)
Company: Travel RN Jobs
Location: Altoona
Posted on: 09/25/2020


Oncology RN Travel Nurse Jobs - ONC Adult, Pediatrics
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - Oncology RN Specialties br Nationwide Oncology Travel Nursing JobsOncology Adults PediatricsHCEN has numerous request for RN Candidate Profiles Looking for a Oncology travel (more...)
Company: Travel RN Jobs
Location: Altoona
Posted on: 09/25/2020

Experienced Travel RNs - ICU, CVICU, SICU, MICU, NICU, PICU
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - All RN Specialties br Registered Nurses: Critical Care ICU, CVICU, SICU, MICU br Hospitals are posting their seasonal staffing needs br Would you like to spend the fall / (more...)
Company: Travel RN Jobs
Location: Altoona
Posted on: 09/25/2020

Seasonal Travel Nurse Jobs - RN CVOR / CVICU / Cath Lab
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - All RN Specialties br Registered Nurses: CathLab, CVOR CVICU Assignmnets br Hospitals are posting their seasonal staffing needs br Would you like to spend the fall / winter (more...)
Company: HealthCare Travelers
Location: Altoona
Posted on: 09/25/2020

Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU - Travel RNs)
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - SICU br Nationwide Surgical Intensive Care Unit Nursing Jobs br Looking for a SICU travel assignment You are in the right place, the HCEN Network of staffing agencies have (more...)
Company: Travel RN Jobs
Location: Altoona
Posted on: 09/25/2020

Travel Registered Nurse RN Telemetry
Description: A Telemetry Nurse monitors patient's vital signs with an electrocardiogram or other life sign-measuring device. They usually provide
Company: One Staff Medical
Location: Altoona
Posted on: 09/25/2020

NICU RN Neonatal Travel Registered Nurse
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - Neonatal RN Specialties br Nationwide NICU Travel Nursing Jobs br Looking for a NICU RN travel assignment You are in the right place, the HCEN Network of staffing agencies (more...)
Company: Travel RN Jobs
Location: Altoona
Posted on: 09/25/2020

Surgery Department - Special Procedures Travel RN
Description: Travel Surgery Nurses Needed - Special Procedures RNs Nationwide Travel RN Nursing Assignments br br Looking for a Surgical Services travel assignment You are in the right place, the HCEN Network (more...)
Company: Travel RN Jobs
Location: Altoona
Posted on: 09/25/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Pennsylvania jobs by following @recnetPA on Twitter!

Altoona RSS job feeds