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Patient Care Technician

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Patient Care TechnicianMercy Gilbert Medical CenterGilbert, ArizonaRequisition ID 2022-274295 Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental Department Obstetrics/Wellborn Nursery Hours/Pay Period 1 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 1900 PM-0700 AM Remote No Category TechnicianOverviewHello humankindness (https://hellohumankindness.org/)Dignity HealthsMercy Gilbert Medical Center (https://hospitals.dignityhealth.org/mercygilbert/Pages/default.aspx) is nationally known for our holistic approach to medicine, and here, you are a part of a golden thread of compassionate care that connects staff and patients. While walking through the Healing Gardenwith its intertwined pathways, garden areas and fountainsyoure reminded of our dedication to honoring the whole person. Embracing total well-being, then seeing patients and their loved ones respond positively, is personally rewarding to you.Mercy Gilbert is a modern, 212-bed, acute care, not-for-profit community hospital in the Phoenix areas East Valley. We offer a full breadth of care, from emergency and cardiovascular to pediatric, orthopedic and diagnostic services. Since opening in June 2006, we have been named the #1 Small-Sized Acute Care Hospital by Arizona Business Magazine and the #1 Healing Hospital in the Nation by Baptist Healing Trust. Weve also been named Business of the Year by the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce. Youre proud of these awards, but even more, youre proud of the solace, serenity and reprieve youre able to provide here.Living in Phoenixs relatively new suburb ofGilbert, Arizona (http://www.gilbertaz.gov/) ,you treasure its old-world charm mixed with modern-day luxuries. This urban center has all the shopping, restaurants and culture your heart desires, with all the outdoor activities your spirit needs. There are nearby lakes for boating, wakeboarding and water skiing, while Flagstaff and Sunrise offer winter skiing and snowboarding. Arizona has four professional sports teams, and youre a year-round fan. You look forward to all the activities, but then again, at the end of a busy day, taking a moment to relax poolside and reflect sounds good, too. The scenery, the climate and the culture present the perfect backdrop for your healing work at Mercy Gilbert.Now is the perfect time to come grow your career with one ofArizona's Most Admired Companies (https://hospitals.dignityhealth.org/chandlerregional/Pages/default.aspx) . Look for us onFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/MercyGilbertMC) and follow us onTwitter (https://twitter.com/MercyGilbert) .For the health of our community ... we are proud to announce that we are a tobacco-free campus.#RN-DHResponsibilitiesAs our Patient Care Technician atMGMC, youll help our patients feel safer and more comfortable by assisting with their basic daily life activities.Your success in this role comes from your genuine desire to help patients feel better, whether that means giving them fresh bed linens or checking their vitals. Youre diligent about your tasks, observant of patients conditions improving or declining, and accept coaching well. You know were all continuously trying to become better care providers, and youre eager to learn.Responsibilities:

  • Check-in with the outgoing patient care assistant at the beginning of your shift to get a report on your patients.
  • Conduct hourly rounds on approximately eight patients, checking vitals, maintaining whiteboard information, and assisting with care as needed.
  • Assist patients with ambulating as necessary. This may mean helping them reach a recliner in their room, walk to the bathroom, or down the hall. Assist released patients in getting safely to their vehicles outside.
  • Assist patients with hygiene needs. This can include a full bed bath, an assisted bed bath, or retrieving towels and soap for ambulatory patients.
  • Help the bedside nurse with tube insertions such as an NG tube, rectal tube, or catheter. You may be holding a cup of water, holding the patient or providing the nurse with supplies as needed, and cleaning up after.
  • Help the bedside nurse with any wound checks or dressing changes. This may mean holding the patient or supplies and cleaning up after.
  • Change bed linens, check patients weight, other tasks as assigned each day.QualificationsWhile youre busy impacting the healthcare industry, well take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance and moreMinimum:High School Diploma GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.Knowledgeable in medical terminology.Current CNA and/or EMT certification in good standing or completion of Block one of Nursing SchoolCurrent BLS card (American Heart Association)Preferred:Two (2) year acute care experienceEqual OpportunityCommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed toa diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protectedby law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1_0/EEOC_KnowYourRightsEnglish.pdf)CommonSpirit Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health participates in E-Verify.Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Gilbert , Patient Care Technician, Professions , Gilbert, Arizona

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