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LCMC Health PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN in Marrero, Louisiana

The Rehabilitation 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 Rehabilitation PCT demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to the adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients with medical, surgical and post critical care needs who are need of Rehabilitation care. The Rehabilitation PCT assist the patient to meet basic self care needs (nutrition, bathing, skin care, activity and movement, transfers etc.). The Rehabilitation PCT utilizes and/or provides patient safety and infection control by using universal precautions in all care giving and related activities. The Rehabilitation PCT also obtains patient vital signs (which includes Pain). The Rehabilitation PCT assists with assessing patients eating, bathing, dressing and transfer abilities which includes performing a minimum to a maximum amount of the task. In addition, performs other selected task and /or treatments according to hospital standards. Care is delivered in a manner that maintains and respects the patient’s privacy and dignity at all times.*