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Patient Care Technician (PCT) - PCT, FT, PT & PRN

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, is hiring for a Patient Care Technician (PCT), FT, PT or PRN, to help provide patient care to our Med/Surg Observation Unit.Ascension St. Vincent is a hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, US. It is the flagship installation of St. Vincent Health which operates 22 facilities over 46 Indiana counties and is one of the largest ministries in the Catholic health care organization Ascension Health. -Come and join our clinical team, be part of a winning combination!!!The Ascension St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Med/Surg Observation team is looking for a Patient Care Technician like you! Join our team of highly skilled medical/surgical professionals. Known for our excellent teamwork, we work together and support each other as family. Our associates are flexible, hardworking and great critical thinkers.The Ascension St. Vincent Med/Surg, Observation unit consists of 46 beds and a Nurse to patient ratio of -1:4 to 1:6. For PCT's it's closer to 1:6 to 1:8. We are a Post Surgical unit where we provide care to patients after routine & complicated surgeries. Our trusted team of doctors, nurses and specialists deliver high-quality care for patients with a variety of illnesses and related treatments. PATIENTS WE SERVE: Our patient population is a large variety of diagnosed patients with multiple comorbidities: We care for complex medicine patients, Post Op and Med/Surg OBS. Patients on this unit typically have complicated multi-disease process histories and need multi skilled nursing care. Often a patient will need a nurse to be proficient in several skill sets including but not limited to NG tube insertion, IV medication administration, tube feeds, phlebotomy, catheter placement, drain maintenance, wound care, occasional tracheostomy care, and or occasional chest tube care. Daily operations and bed flow are organized and lead with a charge nurse on each shift. Unit leadership is a multisupport system of a unit director, manager, and multiple clinical supervisors.Experience preferred: Would like to have some experience interacting with patients, perferably in a hospital setting, providing help with the ADL's (activities of daily living). PCT's are an integral part of the care team, acting as the "eyes and ears" for the unit. Being able to detect patients that need additional "focus" is an important aspect of this role. -St. Vincent Med/Surg & Observation unit is located at 2001 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260, and is hiring full-time, 3 twelve hour shifts, part-time, 2 twelve hour shifts 7 to 7:30 per week - with every third weekend coverage, holidays on a rotational, periodic basis. PRN requires at least 3 twelve hour shifts during a 6 week span, 1 shift every bi-weekly pay period.As a member of Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis you will be a part of the largest Catholic mission-driven, not-for-profit health care system in the United states.Excellent Benefits, along with recently adjusted compensation and faith based culture - Join us and Make a Difference - Apply Today!Keywords: Observation, Medical Surgical, Med/Surg, Patient Care Technician, PCT. - What You Will Do: Perform basic clinical and non-clinical patient care activities under supervision.Responsibilities:

  • Aid with movement and placement of patients.
  • Assist patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living.
  • Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff. Document necessary records.
  • Keep patient rooms clean, orderly, and maintain medical equipment. What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.Education:
      • High school diploma or GED required Additional Preferences: No additional preferences. Why Join Our Team: Serving the greater Indianapolis area and Evansville, Indiana, Ascension St. Vincent has been providing rewarding careers in healthcare for over 148 years. We operate 24 hospitals - in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more - and offer careers in a wide range of services. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. When you join Ascension St. Vincent, you join a diverse team of more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all - especially to those most in need. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, explore a career with us today. When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension St. Vincent is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: fFor further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:fPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. E-Verify Statement: This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Indianapolis , Patient Care Technician (PCT) - PCT, FT, PT & PRN, Professions , Indianapolis, Indiana

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