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Patient Care Technician Medical Telemetry Unit

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Description Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Patient Care Technician Medical Telemetry Unit with Lee's Summit Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!Lee's Summit Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • FastTrack to Clinical Pathway - If you dream of advancing your career in clinical care, we have an opportunity to help you earn your associate's degree or diploma with no out-of-pocket costs. The program also offers options to help complete your high school diploma or improve your English language skills before starting college.Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Lee's Summit Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Patient Care Technician Medical Telemetry Unit to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!The Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the PCT's skills/training and the needs of the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment. The PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed personnel.

    What you will do in this role:

    • Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.
    • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, intake and output, calorie counts, and other patient information as outlined by policy.
    • Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges. Demonstrates proper body mechanics.
    • Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of specimen.
    • Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.
    • Serves as Monitor/Telemetry Tech for the unit as needed.
    • Engages in evidence-based best practices that enhance the patient experience, including SAFETY rounding, communication fundamentals/AIDET, Teach-Back, Narrating Care, etc.About this unit:
      • If you like variety, working as a PCT is for you. Each shift will be exciting, different and challenging!
      • As a hands-on caregiver, you are the one who has the privilege of holding a patient's hand and listening to the person's life story.
      • Medical Telemetry: 36 Bed Unit
      • Challenging and rewarding unit with strong culture and cohesive teamwork
        What qualifications you will need:
        • CNA training program preferred.
        • 1+ years of experience in an acute care setting, Preferred.
        • CNA certification with the state or Fundamentals of Nursing Course at accredited school, Preferred.
        • BSL, Preferred.
        • No experience required - Must be able to attend 3 weeks of training (Monday - Friday 8am-5pm)This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Lee's Summit Medical Center is an 80+ bed full-service hospital. We serve Lee's Summit and surrounding areas. Our services are supported by more than 300 physicians who represent more than 40 specialties. We have more than 500 highly trained colleagues and 60 volunteers. Our services and specialties include cardiology, cancer care, endoscopy, emergency services, imaging, neurology, pain management, and pulmonology. We offer physical therapy, speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, sports medicine, respiratory care, women's care, and an array of surgical services. We have a dually-accredited Chest Pain and Primary Stroke Center. Our trained staff and experienced Medical Staff are ready to treat our community. Our hospital is affiliated with HCA Healthcare Midwest Health.
          HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
          "There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

          HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Patient Care Technician Medical Telemetry Unit opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Lee's Summit , Patient Care Technician Medical Telemetry Unit, Healthcare , Lees Summit, Missouri

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