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Patient Care Tech - Surgical Admissions Unit - Full-Time - Nights

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description


Job Summary:
A non-licensed healthcare provider employed by Erlanger Health Systems is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of patients.  

High School education or equivalent.  Required to meet one of the following: Completed Certified Nursing Assistant course and passed certification exam, Completed First Responder Course, Completed EMT program, Nursing student having completed Fundamentals of Nursing, Completed Medical Assistant Program, Pre-Med student, Military Corpsman, Combat Life Saver or Combat Medic or Completed Surgical Tech program.  Any of these may apply and work in a Patient Care Tech position, but must function within the guidelines, skills, and pay grade outlined for the Patient Care Tech.  
Those who were employed as a Patient Care Tech prior to 3-1-2004 and do not have the above educational requirements will be grandfathered in as a Patient Care Tech.  He/She must successfully complete an Erlanger fundamentals checklist, observed demonstration, and pass a written exam.


Preferred:  Hospital experience preferred

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: BLS required within 30 days of hire.

Preferred:  CNA certification, EMT licensure, First Responder, MA certification 

Department Position Summary:
The Patient Care Technician must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in his or her assigned unit.  The employee must be able to exercise judgment to recognize and identify signs and symptoms that require further evaluation by a licensed nurse.  The employee must be able to effectively communicate with customers and team members, be flexible and adapt easily to change.  The employee must be able to assist nurse in admission process, adhere to HIPAA guidelines and transport patient to receiving departments.

Job Details

Date Posted August 7, 2017
Date Closes November 5, 2017
Requisition 20058
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00