Ascension Health Patient Care Technician (PCT) - CNA - Medical Surgical (Med Surg) in Detroit, Michigan
We Are Hiring
Patient Care Technician 1 - MED SURG 6 WEST - Part-Time,Night - Ascension St John Hospital
Unit Description:We are a23 bed medical/surgical telemetry unit. Six beds are devoted to the Suites at St. John. The Suite are luxury private rooms offering unique patient experience. Our 6 west team provides spiritually centered holistic care with a relationship based on focus. Alternative modalities such as aromatherapy, music therapy, and guided imagery are offered. We offer an environment of teamwork, support, and professional development. Patient care opportunities include CVA, COPD, pneumonia, diabetic management, wound care, comfort care/hospice and minor surgery patients.
Why Join Ascension?
AscensionMichiganis a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.
Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication
Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Ascension St John Hospital, you will have the opportunity to performbasic patient care activities to patients in assigned area.
Assists with treatments ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).
Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living.
Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
Assists with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.
Demonstrates personal commitment to the organization's core values.
Displays ability to perform unit-specific skills based on unit competency validation process and department-required certifications to be required within department scope.
Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team. Provides clear and accurate information during hand off and rounds. Recognizes patient changes and irregularities and notifies nursing accordingly.
Performs all other duties and projects as assigned.
Candidates with prior hospital experience or actively certified are preferred; come join our team!
What You Will Need
Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.
HS or Equivalent
High school diploma or equivalent required One of the following is required: Currently enrolled in nursing school or Clinical PCT/NA experience in acute care or nursing home setting for a minimum of 1 year or Completion of CNA or PCT program by start date or intent of graduation within 8 weeks of applying
- 6 months of related patient care experience in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, or extended care facility preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Ascension Michiganis an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
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