MC Patient Care Technician
Company: University of Maryland Medical Center
Posted on: November 26, 2022
What You Will Do:Patient Care Technician- Multitrauma IMC 5 Part
Time - Day UMMC Main Campus (Medical Center) Baltimore, Maryland
Come elevate your skills and experience by working with a
world-class, Magnet - designated Academic Medical Center with
comprehensive and technologically advanced surgical suites. The
University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the flagship
academic medical center at the heart of the University of Maryland
Medical System (UMMS) and includes the 789-bed downtown Baltimore
campus and the 177-bed midtown campus one mile north. Home to the
Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center and The
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, we're the highest-volume trauma
center in the United States. We are looking for talented Registered
Nurses to join our nursing team here at the University of Maryland
Medical Center. As a Patient Care Technician at UMMC, you'll
- A supportive and collaborative work environment
- An Achievable Professional Advancement Model: Opportunities to
progress in function, skills, and pay through our achievable
- The opportunity to work in a specialized care environment at an
Academic Medical Center with a nursing-centered care model and
Magnet - Designation.
- A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision, and
dental coverage including prescription drug coverage, Tax-Free
Savings Plans, and more!---
- A highly competitive wage scale: Annual merit increases and a
base wage scale that is measured against market standards.
- Generous tuition reimbursement of up to $10,000 per year for
your graduate degree at the University of Maryland School of
Nursing. Located in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor and
Camden Yards, you won't find a more vibrant place to work! The
Patient Care Technician assists in the delivery of patient care
under the direct clinical supervision of the Registered Nurse.
Direct care activities are delegated by the Registered Nurse and
consistent with the Maryland Board of Nursing-Nurse Practice Act.
Direct care includes activities involving the care and nutrition of
patients, provision of direct observation, and transportation of
patients and documentation of those activities. The following
statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of
work being performed by people assigned to this classification.
These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job
duties performed by personnel so classified. 1. Assists with direct
patient care procedures and related tasks under the direction and
supervision of the Registered Nurse. a. Demonstrates skills in
obtaining vital signs, including height and weight. b. Demonstrates
skills in obtaining specimens and phlebotomy according to
established policies and procedures. 2. Provides care on a
functional basis to a patient or group of patients. Duties and
responsibilities include but not limited to: a. Provides comfort
measures to patients. b. Observes patient's condition and documents
vital signs T, P, R, blood pressure and O2 saturation. Reports
changes to responsible RN. c. Measures and records intake and
output, collects specimen and processes appropriately. d. Assists
with setup and positioning of patients for the following procedures
(but not limited to): central line insertion, chest tube insertion,
lumbar puncture, intubation, foley catheter insertion. Assists with
NG tube insertion, pacemakers, sutures, splinting procedures,
application of orthopedic soft goods and pelvic exams. e. Obtain
and records height and weight of patients. f. Completes clothing
and valuable lists for admitted patients according to established
procedures. g. Performs the following procedures competently and
per policy and procedures under the direct supervision of the
Registered Nurse: i. Finger sticks ii. Phlebotomy/venipuncture iii.
Application of clean sterile dressing iv. Application of restraints
v. Performs 12 lead EKG vi. Tracheal suctioning and mouth care vii.
Infection control bundle care 3. Identifies and responds promptly
to patient needs, respecting dignity and privacy. 4. Informs RN
immediately of all monitor alarms. 5. Provides and maintains a safe
and orderly environment for patient care, i.e., side rails up, safe
transport to other units. 6. Prepares instruments and equipment for
material processing exchange. 7. Provides assistance orienting to
proper use and care of equipment and on location of supplies. 8.
Performs postmortem care accordingly to hospital policy. 9.
Initiates CPR as necessary; maintains cardiopulmonary resuscitation
competency. 10. Improve patient safety in the delivery of health
care by understanding and applying the patient safety goals. 11.
Completes appropriate documentation in accordance with hospital
guidelines. 12. Participates in the orientation, training, and
evaluation of new staff. 13. Maintains competency and yearly
educational requirements for position. 14. Adheres to all ...What
You Need to Be Successful:1. High school diploma or equivalent
(GED). 2. Maryland Nursing Assistant Certification required 3.
Completion of one of the following training programs:
hospital-based program, community college, Emergency Medical
Technician, Medical Corpsmen. 4. Employees with work experience
that provide on the job training equivalent to the above programs
can be considered as a substitute to a formal PCT training program.
5. Minimum of one year of recent, direct patient care experience
preferred. 6. Current CPR certification is required. We are an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any
other characteristic protected by law.
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