Patient Care Technician II
Company: Christiana Care
Posted on: June 13, 2019
The Patient Care Technician II (PCT II) supports activities of
daily living under the direction and supervision of the Registered
Nurse. The PCT must demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary
to provide care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Job
duties include, but not limited to, performing and accurately
recording vital signs, Accu-checks, bathing, grooming, toileting,
feeding and mobilizing patients. In addition to the PCT duties, the
PCT II position requires the execution of clerical duties to help
support the nursing staff and patients. PCTs are an essential part
of the nursing care team with an expectation to support the
organizations patient safety goals and initiatives.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care
appropriate to patients in various stages of development.
- Performs assigned nursing duties for the comfort and well-being
- Responds to patient crisis situation and initiates
interventions within the scope of responsibilities and notifies
- Performs successful finger sticks on patients, following all
standard laboratory safety policies.
- Performs defined procedures on point of care
- Responds with promptness, empathy and interest to needs of
- Communicates to patients, employees, and physicians utilizing
courteous verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrates competency using required computer skills
including order entry, admission, discharge and transfer
procedures, and ordering of tests.
- Maintains charts according to CCHS guidelines, coordinates
maintenance of unit supplies (e.g., storeroom, central,
- Use proper documentation, writes legibly, signs transcribed
orders and records appropriate data, etc.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Completes mandatory inservice education.
- Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established
departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in
a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or
safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other
employees, patients and visitors.
***Full-time and Part-time*** Day/Evening rotation, Day/Midnight
rotation, straight Evening and straight Midnight shifts
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school graduate or equivalent.
Previous patient care experience including taking vital signs.
2 years clerical or related experience
Christiana Hospital, Newark, Delaware. This 1,007-bed,
1.3-million-square-foot modern facility provides a level of care
only available in large-scale teaching hospitals. Christiana
Hospital includes Delaware's only Level-I Trauma center (as
verified by the American College of Surgeons), which is prepared to
handle the most extreme medical emergencies. In fact, it is the
only Level-I Trauma center on the East Coast corridor between
Baltimore and Philadelphia. Christiana Hospital has also been
nationally recognized in U.S. News and World Report's Best Regional
Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia
metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions.
Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital,
Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware
hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical
records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I
Trauma Center, Magnet -- designation, Nationally recognized,
Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching
hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. New & World Report
ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear,
Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New
Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna,
Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor,
North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New
Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square,
Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford
Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, Franklin
Keywords: Christiana Care, Newark , Patient Care Technician II, Professions , Newark, Delaware
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