Parkview Health Patient Care Technician in Fort Wayne, Indiana
PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN – Carew Med Surg Department at Parkview Randallia Hospital
Part-Time - 3pm - 3:30am Shift
24 hours per week.
Weekend requirement of every third weekend.
Position is eligible for medical, dental, vision benefits and PTO (paid time off) accrual.
This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to $3,000 for candidates who meet the following requirements:
must be accepting a position with a 0.6 FTE or higher.
cannot be a Parkview rehire from a bonus-eligible position within the last 2 years.
cannot owe a balance on a previously paid Parkview bonus.
cannot be a current Parkview employee in a bonus-eligible position.
SUMMARY The Carew Med Surg unit is located on the 2nd floor of the Carew tower at Parkview Randallia. This is a 24 bed Med Surg unit that tends to serve lower levels of acuity.
Under the direction of a licensed Nurse and with respect for human dignity delivers a variety of high quality, Under the direction of a licensed Nurse and with respect for human dignity delivers a variety of high quality, basic patient care services that meet the needs and uniqueness of assigned patients. Is responsible for the delivery of quality care and service excellence; and adheres to the PH Standards of Behavior.
REQUIRED EDUCATION High School Diploma or GED. If candidate is at least 18 years of age but does not have a current High School diploma or GED, must meet the following requirements:
Must be actively working towards High School Diploma or GED and receive within 1 year of hire AND have a current CNA certification or have participated in a Health Occupations Education (HOE) program.
Must meet one of the following requirements:
current CNA, EMT, or paramedic certification
2 or more years of work experience in a healthcare-related field
currently enrolled in nursing school having completed first clinical rotation (transcripts required)
must be able to complete a mandatory fulltime, two-week patient care training course
Must have current CPR at or above the Healthcare Provider level from the American Heart Association or be able to obtain during Parkview-provided orientation class. CNA, EMT, or Paramedic certifications preferred.
Prefer one year minimum of experience working in the patient care setting, preferably as a patient care giver. Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of general computer skills and applications. Demonstrates ability to multi-task and work independently using critical thinking skills. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Must be able to attend all three days of New Hire (Monday - all day), Patient Care (Tuesday - all day), and Epic (Thursday – afternoon) training.