Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Position Detail 

Functional Area: Inpatient
Department: Acute 
City/State: Nevada, IA
Employment Type: PRN

Position Description

Performs routine patient care duties and related work duties as required: 

  • Knows cardinal signs and symptoms, recognizes and reports to the nurse assigned to the patient, any abnormalities noted and problems voiced by the patients 
  • Performs routine, non-professional, bedside patient care within hospital policies and procedures, under the supervision of a nurse
  • Assists patients, families, and visitors with various needs to enhance customer service
  • Visually assesses patient safety needs
  • Performs simple and complex procedures, i.e., activities of daily living, specimen collection, glucometer checks, clear infusion totals, prime non-medicated IV tubing, oxygen tanks, removal of dressings, discontinue foley catheters, discontinue IVs, and other procedures/techniques 
  • Initiates BLS in emergency situations
  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance at work

Position Requirements

  • Completion of 75-hour Certified Nursing Assistant training program
  • Completion of 120 hour course work in a hospital setting
  • High school education or equivalent education
  • BCLS certified within 60 days of hire
  • Mandatory Reporter completed within 90 days of hire

Required Documents

  • Resume

Story County Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment, post-offer physical and drug screen required.