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Patient Care Tech

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Rowlett
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

The Patient Care Technician performs various patient care duties for the department under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse or other medical staff. Helps in the delivery of patient care and meeting the needs of the family or significant other and follows the plan of care, which includes the age and/or development stage of the patient.
Why become a PCT?

  • Help people - It is a rewarding job that can make a positive impact to people's lives daily.
  • Training - You will be provided ongoing training from day one to help you be successful.
  • Variety - Each day is different. You will get a chance to care for different patients with various illness and treatment plans where you will get to use different skills.
  • Opportunity - Being a PCT can be your steppingstone to other careers at Baylor Scott and White such as Monitor Techs or ED Techs and is a great experience for those looking to become Registered Nurses.

    What can you expect to do as a PCT?

    • Collect and record patient Data, record vital signs and help patients with activities of daily living (ADL)
    • Answer call lights and complete patient rounds
    • Help with completing/maintaining files and forms for admission, transfer and discharges.
    • Taking care of patient personal hygiene and help with patient clean up.
    • Comply with Baylor Scott and White policies and procedures.

      What will make you successful as a PCT?

      • Compassion -This is both a physically and emotionally fast-paced job. Compassion for patients is one of the biggest factors in becoming successful.
      • Communication -Clear communication with patients and staff, both verbally and in writing.
      • Positive attitude -You will see people in some of their worst moments. Having a positive attitude can help brighten the lives of those you care for.
      • Teamwork -The ability to work with other healthcare professionals, such as nurses and physicians, is the key to give better patient care.

        Baylor Scott and White Health's Core Values

        • We serve faithfully by doing what's right with a joyful heart.
        • We never settleby constantly striving for better.
        • We are in it together by supporting one another and those we serve.
        • We make an impactby courageously taking initiative and delivering exceptional experiences.

          Our competitive benefits package includes the following

          • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
          • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

            Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or levelQUALIFICATIONS

            • EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
            • EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

              • Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Rowlett , Patient Care Tech, Other , Rowlett, Texas

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