UnityPoint Health

Patient Care Technician-5 Medical/Surgical

Requisition ID
2022-109355
Category
Nursing Aides, Assistants, and Techs
Location
US-IA-Dubuque
Address
350 N Grandview Ave
Affiliate
2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital
City
Dubuque
Department
Medical - 5 M/S
State
IA
FTE
.30
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Evenings, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, for 24 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a every other weekend rotation.
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time No Benefits

Overview

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

 

We are looking for a Patient Care Tech to work in our 5 Med/Surg department. Work hours will be evenings, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, for 24 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a every other 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.

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.

 

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