Saint Barnabas Health Care System Patient Care Technician- 4P PCU Full-Time Day in Toms River, New Jersey
Patient Care Technician- 4P PCU Full-Time Day
Req \#: 0000062483
Category: Nurses Aide
Facility: Community Medical Center
Wound Care Unit (4E),
99 Highway 37 West, Toms River, NJ 08755
Community Medical Center, an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, is a 592-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital offering area residents world-class medical treatment with the comforts of hometown care. Opened in 1961, CMC has evolved into the state s newest teaching hospital with three residency programs and Ocean County s largest and most active health care facility caring for over 21,500 inpatients, 178,000 outpatients and 73,700 emergency department patients each year.
At Community, our employees make the difference. We offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement savings plan. To encourage the advancement of our employees, we offer a tuition assistance program and provide opportunities for professional development and growth.
Community Medical Center is dedicated to advancing the quality of life and health of our community while delivering compassionate care for our patients. Our core values include: Compassion, Quality, Accountability, Integrity, Diversity and Teamwork.
The PCT is a direct patient caregiver who assists patients with activities of daily living and provides nursing care to patients including phlebotomy and EKG's.
The starting base salary is $17.09 plus differentials according to shift.
A day in the life of a Patient Care Technician at Community Medical Center includes:
Providing patient care, based on physical, education, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients in assigned service
Providing for effective and safe patient outcomes through practice, judgment and critical actions
Ongoing communication with patients and nursing colleagues regarding status of patient s care
Participating in collaboration of our patient's plan of care from admission to discharge to ensure safe transitioning
Previous nursing assistant experience or clinical experience from an accredited nursing program preferred.
Certified nursing assistant preferred.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required within one (1) year of hire.
Candidates who do not possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent will be provided the opportunity to enroll in a GED/HSEA program at time of hire as a condition of employment. A hired candidate will be provided one (1) year from date of hire to successfully complete a GED program and obtain their HSEA.
RWJBarnabas Health is committed to our communities and the members we serve. RWJBH understands that in order to create strong, healthy, and sustainable communities, we have to re-engineer and transform current systems. Providing educational support and resources contributes to our overall social impact mission and community investment efforts.
Equal Opportunity Employer
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.