Texas Health Resources PCT in Denton, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Texas Health Denton seeks to hire a PCT to work Full-time Nights on the Medical Floor.

The schedule includes working 3rd shift, variable nights, some weekends and holidays required.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Required:

Certified Nurses Aide or PCT Training Program (THFW or TC4L) or Nursing student who has completed fundamentals or military experience with medical training equivalent upon hire

BCLS upon hire, expiration date greater than 3 months preferred

CPI within 60 days of hire

High School Diploma or equivalent

High degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills and ability to function in a fast paced environment.

Lift no more than 100 lbs. at a time; frequently lift/carry up to 50 lbs.

Frequent reaching below waist and above shoulders.

Stand or walk up to 9 hours in 12 hour day.

Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally; 25-50 lbs. of force frequently; 10-20 lbs. of force constantly

Essential Functions

CARE OF PATIENT/TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Ø Provides assistance to patient according to plan of care.

Ø Collects patient data, identifies and reports significant findings to nurse.

Ø Assists in admission/transfer/discharge.

Ø Provides and Revises patient activities of daily living based on patient/family preferences.

Ø Performs technical procedures safely and proficiently.

Ø Takes action to reduce or eliminate patient risk.

Ø Enters orders into computer or manual system if applicable.

Ø Documents accurately and appropriately.

Ø In collaboration/consultation with the nurse, adapts care to reflect patient population.

Ø In collaboration/consultation with nurse, incorporates cultural/religious needs and beliefs into delivery of care.

Ø Keeps patient environment clean and maintains safe environment.

Ø Anticipates patient/family and visitor needs and takes action to meet those needs and rounds as appropriate

PARTNERSHIP:

Ø Uses CPM philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, physicians, peers and all other disciplines.

Ø Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility to changes in schedule and/or workload assignment necessary to meet changing needs of the individual patient or unit.

Ø Makes new team members feel welcome and offers assistance with orientation of new employees.

Ø Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills and communication with patients, families, co-workers, physicians, all disciplines and other customers.

Ø Organizes workload and effectively collaborates with nursing to prioritize care.

WORKPLACE/PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

Ø Maintains and enhances patient care skills.

Ø Seeks assistance and supervision when performing unfamiliar tasks.

Ø Serves as a patient advocate.

Ø Complies with personnel policies.

Ø Communicates per department expectations.

Ø Recognizes and promptly communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.

QUALITY AND SAFETY:

Ø Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve them.

Ø Participates in the process improvement activities within the department/hospital.

Ø Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals

Entity Information:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.