Patient Care Technician
Dignity Health
 Carmichael, CA

Overview

Dignity Health Mercy San Juan Medical Center is a 370-bed not-for-profit hospital located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County for more than 50 years. It is one of the area's largest and most comprehensive medical centers. Dedicated to the community's well-being, our staff and volunteers provide excellence in care for our patients each year.

Responsibilities

The Patient Care Tech is a member of the healthcare team accountable for patient care supportive services under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse to meet the needs of patients in order to provide safe quality care. The Patient Care Tech also facilitates department clerical responsibilities while maintaining proper communications etiquette with multiple people and multiple phone and intercom lines. Patient Care Tech may have access to or be required to distribute drugs, needles or syringes from storage locations, (such as large stock supplies, automated dispensing units and other carts) to/within patient care areas or treatment carts as defined by hospital policy/procedure.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Within last 3 years has 6 months experience in a acute care hospital setting, or healthcare clinic,skilled nursing facility, or home health setting as a Care or Nurse Assistant, medical assistant or nursing student with one semester in clinical setting.
  • Medical terminology course or equivalent knowledge
  • Basic computer skills/keyboarding,
  • Microsoft Office Cerner/MS4
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) authorized by the American Heart Association
  • CNA certification is preferred