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Patient Care Tech - Float Pool (Full-time; Night shift...
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HCA | Richmond, VA
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Job Description

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.


* 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


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


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

About HCA

HCA owns and operates approximately 179 hospitals and approximately 104 freestanding surgery centers in 21 states, England and Switzerland. We are dedicated to providing healthcare services that meet each community's local healthcare needs. We seek to integrate various services to deliver patient care with maximum quality and efficiency. Our approach includes focusing on quality; streamlining operations; sharing technology, equipment and personnel where appropriate; and using economies of scale when contracting for medical supplies and administrative services.