LCMC Health PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN in Marrero, Louisiana
The Acute Adult Health Patient Care Technician (PCT) is responsible for delivery of selected aspects of basic nursing care according to the established standards of the Nursing department and West Jefferson Medical Center. The Acute Adult Health PCT demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to acutely ill adult and geriatric patients with cardiac, medical, surgical and post critical care needs. The Acute Adult Health PCT assist the patient to meet basic self care needs (nutrition, skin care, activity and movement, etc.). The Acute Adult Health PCT provides for patient safety and infection control by using universal precautions in all care giving and related activities. The Acute Adult Health PCT also assesses patient vital signs and performs selected treatments according to hospital standards. Care is delivered in a manner that maintains and respects the patient’s privacy and dignity at all times.