Patient Care Technician I - No CNA Cert Required - Telemetry (Part Time Evenings)
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Job Title: Patient Care Technician I - No CNA Cert Required -
Telemetry (Part Time Evenings)
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Part time
Department: GCMC Cardiac Nursing Division
Date Posted: 10/20/2023
Job ID: R-38981
Job SummaryGeisinger 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 DutiesResponsible 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 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
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 Ann Ackourey at
Position Details--- This position is a Nursing Assistant type role
with additional clerical duties. Previous Patient care or Nursing
Assistant experience preferred but willing to train.
--- Comprehensive on the job training provided.
--- Part Time, Evenings 3pm-11:30pm
--- Every other weekend rotation required
--- Holiday rotation required
--- Ideal candidate will have desire to work with Cardiac Patient
EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Clinical (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support Certification
within 6 months - Default Issuing Body
Our Purpose & ValuesOUR 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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