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Sanford Health Patient Care Technician (PCT) Inpatient | Medical/Surgical Medical Center in Fargo, North Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 24.00

Job Summary

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) serves as caregiver to the patient during the scheduled work period. The Patient Care Technician provides patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned patient under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Record vital statistics and other basic health information. Administer basic health care and medical treatments; provide assistance with basic daily living activities, including dressing/undressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, etc., meal preparation and dining needs, emotional and spiritual needs, and laundry. Clean patient living areas or treatment rooms. Collect non-invasive biological specimens from patient. Prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy. Perform clerical work related to scheduling and documenting patient healthcare. Strong communication, customer service, multi-tasking, and organizational skills are needed on a daily basis.

Department Details

-If you are new to nursing or are already working as an NA / CNA / PCT / MA or Phlebotomist and looking for a change, we have opportunities for YOU!

-PCT Patient Care Technician for Medical/Surgical Units at the Sanford Medical Center Fargo.

-Part Time 24 hours per week

-Days and evenings with every other weekend with some flexibility for scheduling around school schedules.

-32 bed Adult unit divided into 2 wings – Wings C and D with 16 beds on each wing.

-Our patient population includes a wide range of medical patients and surgical patients, which may include vascular surgery, trauma, and Orthopedic Trauma patients.

-We have high patient turnover and are a fast paced, busy Challenging unit with an average length of stay of 4 days.

-Teamwork is very important on our Unit.

Qualifications

High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) is required.

Knowledge of healthcare, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and medical equipment/supplies preferred.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

If working in North Dakota (ND) and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be on the North Dakota Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry upon completion of training/competency validation or a maximum of four months from the date of initial employment.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-28223
Featured: No