Patient Care Technician
Baltimore, MD 
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Job Description
Unit 35- Medicine/Telemetry
Full Time
Nights 12 Hour Shifts (7pm - 7:30am)
72
Req# 40485

Under direct supervision, assists the Registered Nurse in providing direct and indirect patient care. Assists the Registered Nurse with delegated nursing procedures under the day-to-day supervision of the Registered Nurse and is formally supervised by the Nurse Manager.

Education

High School or GED.

Experience

At least 1 year of current experience in direct patient care. Med/Surg patient population preferred.

Skills

* Ability to read and write English in order to provide basic patient care, to understand and communicate detailed instructions relating to basic patient care, and performs simple arithmetic calculations in order to take and record weights, vital signs, and routine information on patient charts.

* Interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients, visitors, physicians, and other staff in a courteous manner.

* Basic computer skills

* Competent to safety handle medications

Licensures, Certifications

* Current registration with the Maryland State Board of Nursing as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

* Certificate of completion of an approved NST program.

* Heart saver (CPR Certification).

Physical Requirements

* Ability to walk and stand up to ninety percent (90%) of work time and ability to lift and position patients.

Working Conditions

* Normal patient care environment.

Conditions of Employment

  • Successful completion of skills testing and nursing orientation conducted by the Nurse Manager.

Union Position: Yes
GBMC HealthCare and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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