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Patient Care Technician-5 Medical/Surgical

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

1 Positions

ID: 24587486

Posted On 10/31/2022

Job Overview

Overview

Sign-On Bonus: $3,000 for qualifying applicants!

We are looking for a full-time, Patient Care Tech, to join our team. Work hours will be days, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm, for 72 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a every third weekend rotation.

The 5th floor Medical/Surgical main unit has 20 beds and an overflow area with 21 beds. We provide excellent care for primarily medical patients suffering from a wide variety of medical problems, from pneumonia to heart failure. We are looking for stat that enjoy working as a team on a busy unit.

Under the supervision of an RN, the Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides direct patient care. Performs procedures for patients and provides technical services and support. Successful performance contributes to a holistic approach to the delivery of services, improved patient care, and a high level of satisfaction from patients and families.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a  Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022  by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience  a culture  guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive  Total Rewards  program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and  development opportunities  is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.  https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/  

Responsibilities

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living.
  • Answers patient call lights.
  • Assists with simple procedures as defined in work area
  • Takes and records vital signs and weights.
  • Monitors and records intake and output.
  • Transports patients, equipment, supplies, and specimens including transport of patients with traction.
  • Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly and safe environment.
  • Performs procedures specific to the assigned area.
  • Utilizes a holistic approach (considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned service area.
  • Obtains adequate blood specimens as defined in work area.
  • Labels all specimens in accordance with standards.
  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

High school diploma/GED or
currently & actively working towards completion of diploma/GED

· Successful completion of Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) program with active registration on Iowa Direct Care Registry

· OR at least at a junior level in an accredited BSN program

Experience:

Previous healthcare experience

License(s)/Certification(s):

Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or within three (3) months from date of hire.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

· Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

· Multicultural sensitivity.

· Basic computer skills.

· Customer/patient focused.

Other:

· Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

· State of Iowa Mandatory Reporter Training possessed or completed within 6 months of hire.

  • Area of Interest: Nursing Aides, Assistants, and Techs;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: .90;
  • Department: Medical - 5 M/S;
  • Shift: Days, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm, for 72 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a every third weekend rotation.;
  • Job ID: 122910;

Primary Contact

13511

Michelle Pickel

HR Recruiter, HR

563-589-2608

Phone

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Fax

michelle.pickel@unitypoint.org

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Job Details

Categories

Health Care

Location

Dubuque, IA

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time


Qualifications

Education

Bachelors

Company ID

168

Job REQ #

24587486

# Positions

1

Start Date

20221031

End Date

20230213

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About the Company

A CAREER AT UNITYPOINT HEALTH - FINLEY HOSPITAL

UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.

At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:

* Foster Unity
* Own the Moment
* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit http://www.unitypoint.org/dubuque/employment-opportunities to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees.  Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients.  We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.