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Patient Care Technician - Float Pool - Per Diem Nights

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Manahawkin
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Overview
Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives - and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It's also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change. Responsibilities
A day in the life of a Patient Care Technician at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Providing patient care, based on physical, psychosocial, education, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the guests/patients served in assigned service
  • Providing for effective and safe guest/patients outcomes through practice, judgment and critical actions
  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient's status and rendered care
  • Taking self-directed or self-motivated initiative to do more than is expected or required in the job, acting before being required to by events, improving job performance, and/or creating new opportunities
  • Participating in interdisciplinary collaboration of our patient's plan of care from admission to discharge to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care
  • Participating in Unit/Department Performance Improvement [PI] activities Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required
    • Completion of Meridian Nursing Assistant Program or
    • Current Certified Nursing Assistant certification or
    • Current Nursing Student, having completed fundamentals in nursing clinical rotation or
    • Equivalent bedside nursing experience, such as home health aides, military hospital corpsman or medic or Emergency Medical Technician
    • Experienced or certified in phlebotomy and checking EKG, vital signs and blood sugar preferred
    • BLS/CPR certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required within 60 days of hire
    • The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care and service based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required.
    • At least one (1) year PCT or CNA experience in a hospital setting strongly preferred If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today! Our Network Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Facility As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Toms River , Patient Care Technician - Float Pool - Per Diem Nights, Professions , Manahawkin, New Jersey

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