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Sutter Health Patient Care Technician - Patient Transport Dept in Modesto, California

Position Overview:

Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center (MMC at http://www.memorialmedicalcenter.org/patient/cancer/index.html M) provides a full continuum of care, including:

  • 24-hour emergency care

  • inpatient and outpatient surgery

  • specialty services in obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, sleep disorders and physical therapy

  • a Level II Trauma Center

Memorial Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center and STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center .

MMC is part of Sutter Health at http://annualreport2015.sutterhealth.org/ , one of the nation’s top five large health systems at http://news.sutterhealth.org/2016/04/25/sutter-health-named-among-top-u-s-health-systems/ thanks to its integrated network of physician, employee and volunteer pioneers—more than 60,000 people strong. Rooted in Sutter Health’s not-for-profit mission, these team members partner to deliver exceptional care that feels personal. From physician offices to hospitals to outpatient care centers and home services, they proudly support and learn from the more than 3 million people in their care—nearly 1 percent of the U.S. population, in one of the most diverse and innovative regions in the world.

Benefits provided:

  • Healthcare/Dental/Vision

  • Wellness Program

  • Retirement/Pension Plan

  • 403(b)

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Discounts

  • Tuition Reimbursement*

POSTION SUMMARY:

The Patient Care Tech (PCT) role, under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse, functions to perform a variety of responsibilities including rhythm identification, clerical and reception support and direct patient care on an assigned nursing unit. This position is integral in fostering a customer-focused, service oriented team approach which incorporates the values of MMC in a confidential environment. This role will champion and model excellent customer service behaviors while on duty utilizing the AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explain, Thank you) model. The PCT will be accountable for compliance with all continuous readiness and quality standards as assigned. Additionally, under the supervision of the license nurse, this role involves the provision of basic direct nursing care including but not limited to hygiene, activities of daily living and comfort measures.

POSTION SUMMARY:

The Patient Care Tech (PCT) role, under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse, functions to perform a variety of responsibilities including rhythm identification, clerical and reception support and direct patient care on an assigned nursing unit. This position is integral in fostering a customer-focused, service oriented team approach which incorporates the values of MMC in a confidential environment. This role will champion and model excellent customer service behaviors while on duty utilizing the AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explain, Thank you) model. The PCT will be accountable for compliance with all continuous readiness and quality standards as assigned. Additionally, under the supervision of the license nurse, this role involves the provision of basic direct nursing care including but not limited to hygiene, activities of daily living and comfort measures.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

  • High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent.

  • Successful completion of MMC’s ECG course within 6 months of hire or another equivalent hospital ECG approved course within 6 months of hire is required.

  • Candidates with prior monitoring experience must successfully complete MMC’s ECG challenge exam.

  • Completion of Medical Terminology course required within 1 year of hire or proven experience.

Preferred:

  • Prior hospital clerical or cardiac monitoring experience.

  • Six (6) months or greater of patient care experience.

License and Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) is preferred.

  • Heart Saver CPR required upon hire.

  • Driver License, Valid and in State of CA.

  • Automobile Insurance.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to see and recognize monitor patters and cardiac disrhythmias.

  • Ability to type a minimum of 25 wpm.

  • Basic skills in reading, writing and arithmetic.

  • Knowledge of basic clerical duties.

  • Basic computer literacy.

  • Ability to write, read, hear, and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of unit specific age criteria for patient population.

  • Must be able to travel in accordance with any requirements of your job.

Organization: Memorial Medical Center, Modesto

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Weekend

Schedule: Part Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 40

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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