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Patient Care Tech Med Surg

Requisition #

49023BR

Physical Location

Hastings, Minnesota

Posted Date

30-Jan-2019

Dept. Name

Medical Surgical Unit

Hours Per Week

18

Contract

RMC L113 Service Workers

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Regina Hospital, located in Hastings, Minn., provides health care services including primary care, internal medicine, general surgery, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, emergency medicine, inpatient geriatric mental health, urology and occupational medicine. The Hastings campus also includes senior living facilities, two Allina Health clinics and a surgery center.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 49023



The Patient Care Technician (PCT) is responsible for assisting the professional caregiver in the delivery of quality patient care, maintaining systems for the exchange of information/communication, and supporting efficient unit operations through securing equipment and supplies, as delegated by the professional nurse. Primary unit Med-Surgical/SCU with float to Birth Center and Emergency Room as needed.

Performs direct patient care under the direction of an RN in a safe and timely manner
  • Communicates with the RN and other health team members to provide safe patient care
  • Performs coordinating functions accurately and efficiently
  • Performs accurate and timely processing of physician orders
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to evaluate and improve patient care
  • Advocates for the patient and family to support patient/family rights and needs
  • Demonstrates a customer service approach in care and interactions with others.

Education




High school graduate or GED
and
Certified Nursing Assistant required

Qualification/Skills

High school graduate or GED
and
Certified Nursing Assistant required
or
Completed one year of nursing school at an accredited program required.
Current NA or PCA/PCT experience preferred.
Current HUC/medical terminology experience preferred.
BLS upon hire preferred or within 90 days of hire required.

Work Schedule




  • 36 hours a two-week pay period, 12-hour shifts = 3 shifts a pay period.
  • Night shift ( 12 hours - 7p-0730a)
  • Every 3rd weekend
  • SEIU contract

Location/Community Information

A scenic rivertown steeped in tradition, Hastings features the rugged and colorful scenery of the Mississippi, St. Croix, and Vermillion Rivers, many historic buildings, a mix of shopping facilities, restaurants, and industry & community festivities. The city's charming downtown is an interesting collection of restaurants, shops, and third-generation stores. Within the city limits are 8 city parks, 14 neighborhood parks, and boat access ramps. Two ski slopes and six golf courses are nearby. The neighborhoods feature a blend of large, quaint, older homes complemented by newer housing that lends a suburban influence.

Hastings:

  • Located 20 miles Southeast of St. Paul
  • Population = 18,500
  • Service Area = 155,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

49023BR
Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst