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Patient Care Tech Training Program

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Englewood
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious candidates that would like to become PCT to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here! Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care! The Star Tech PCT Program is a unique, educational opportunity designed to train individuals to become PCTs within our HCA facilities. The paid five week (5) program combines classroom interactive lectures, skills, electronic health record training/practice and hands-on clinical training. Upon completion, the PCT is equipped with the knowledge and skill set to care for the patients in the acute care hospital setting. This program provides a comprehensive blended experience helps train individuals to be able to care for patients in our HCA Healthcare hospitals. We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment,employee discount program and an employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
The West Florida Division of HCA Healthcare includes 15 hospitals with over 4,000 licensed beds, 25 Emergency Room sites and 14 Ambulatory Surgery Center sites. We have various facilities that may be available for these openings.
The PCT performs a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN) in a complementary and assistive role. He/she assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance to the PCT's training, competence and skills, hospital policies and procedures and the State Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks to unlicensed personnel. Consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, adequately stocked and safe patient care environment. Under the supervision of the RN, the PCT performs delegated patient care activities as directed and ordered in accordance with one's training, competence and skill. Delegated tasks may include:

  • Obtaining vital signs, height and weight, intake and output, calorie counts, application of ice/heat, and/or simple non-sterile dressing changes.
  • Safe patient handling: Turning and positioning, use of specialty beds, patient transfer and use of transfer devices, ambulation assistance and use of assistive devices, restraint alternatives, oxygen use and transport, suction use, pre-operative skin preparation and/or use of sequential compression devices (SCD).
  • Specimen collection to include blood collection for bedside glucose testing. Correctly labels all lab specimens
  • Assists the RN to collect data from patients on admission for patient processing and assists with patient transfer or discharge preparations as instructed.
  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living to include bathing, shaving, oral care, toileting, grooming, changing linens, providing water, ambulation, assisting with meal delivery and feeding as directed.
  • Performs hourly rounding, consistently uses AIDET when interacting with patients and answers and responds to call lights timely.
  • Provides supports by promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service.
    • Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to read/comprehend written instructions
    • Ability to follow verbal instructions
    • PC skills
    • Lifting 50 Lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 Lbs
    • Ability to attend the training program at the training location.
    • Ability to attend all 5 weeks of the program. Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health's top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data. EEOC We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Palmetto , Patient Care Tech Training Program, Other , Englewood, Florida

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