Patient Care Technician I - No CNA Cert Required - Part Time Day Shift
Company: Geisinger Health System
Posted on: September 19, 2023
Job Title: Patient Care Technician I - No CNA Cert Required -
Part Time Day Shift Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Job
Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days Work Type: Part time Department: GWV
Medical-Surgical Nursing Division Date Posted: 09/08/2023 Job ID:
R-45031 Job Summary Geisinger is proud to offer a part time Patient
Care Technician I a $15.25 minimum hiring rate with increased rates
for experienced individuals and up to $3 shift differentials for
evening, nights, and weekend shifts! Also offering up to $40,000 in
financial support to become a nurse!--Job Duties Responsible and
accountable for performing a wide range of clerical duties and
direct patient care activities, depending on the need of the unit.
The performance of these tasks in an efficient and timely manner is
essential to enhance the care team's ability to provide quality
care. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the
specific age range in their assigned clinical area.
--- Provides patient care as directed by the licensed nurse, within
the nursing assistant scope of practice, in meeting the
multidisciplinary care plan established for each patient.
--- Identifies, observes and documents the physical needs of the
patient according to established standards.
--- Reports changes in patient condition to licensed personnel in a
--- Obtains and maintains the integrity of specimens in accordance
with policy and procedure, according to physician order.
--- Performs EKGs as assigned following accepted practices, policy
and procedures and physician order.
--- Provides for or assists patients with activities of daily
living and fulfills designated and delegated responsibilities for
ongoing continuum of care.
--- Provides one to one patient safety watch as assigned following
established policies and procedures.
--- Assists in problem solving, trouble shooting and taking
corrective measures in care and maintenance of equipment and
--- Responsible for actively participating in patient safety
improvement and management program.
--- Serves as a preceptor and mentor for new staff and students in
a positive manner.
--- Performs clerical duties for admissions, transfers, discharges,
and deaths according to standards and facilitates patient
throughput activities. Transcribes and processes orders according
to unit standards.
--- Releases and confirms ordered tests to appropriate
--- Coordinates transportation of patients to multiple tests.
--- Communicates patient related information promptly to the
appropriate care team member.
--- Schedules tests, faxes consults, etc.
--- Assists in obtaining and ordering supplies. Stationery items as
well as floor stock, patient needs, individual nursing
--- Communicates with food services to ensure appropriate patient
--- Operates, problem solves, and takes corrective measures for
clerical equipment. To include scheduling maintenance of computers,
fax machines, phones, etc.
--- Participates in obtaining and communicating electronic
information as pertinent to the nursing unit.
--- Staff have access to non-controlled medications storage and
supply areas and can transport non-controlled medications as
necessary to meet the needs of the clinic or unit.
--- Assists with transporting non-controlled medications to and
from Pharmacy and within the unit as needed.
--- Assists with transporting blood products to and from Blood Bank
Work is typically performed in a a clinical environment.
Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and
complying with all organization policies and procedures. The
specific statements in this profile are not intended to be
all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary
to successfully perform the job.
Benefits of working at Geisinger:
--- Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that
starts day one of employment
--- Grow your career with up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per
--- Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a
flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account
--- Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability, and
--- Competitive 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger
contributions starting day one of employment
--- PTO plan that allows you to earn more time fast
--- MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and
--- Family-friendly support to include adoption assistance, paid
parental leave, paid military leave and a free care.com membership
with discounted backup care for your loved ones.
--- Shared governance structure that empowers our nursing support
--- On the job training and education
--- Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
--- Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing
--- Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups
--- Employee referral incentive program
Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger
opportunities, please contact Nikki Kaleta at email@example.com
Position Details --- This position is a Nursing Assistant type role
with additional clerical duties. No Experience Required.
--- Comprehensive on the job training provided.
--- Part time position, 7am-3:30pm, 20 hours weekly
--- Every other weekend and every other holiday rotation
--- May float to other hospital units as needed
--- Advanced Acute Care Trauma Unit Education High School Diploma
or Equivalent (GED)- (Required) Experience Minimum of 1
year-Clinical (Preferred) Certification(s) and License(s) Basic
Life Support Certification within 6 months - Default Issuing Body
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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