|Category||Health Care General||Job type||Per Diem|
What You Will Do:
Patient Care Technician (PCT) - Medsurg Telemetry/IMC
PRN - Night Shift
UMMC Midtown Campus
When we say "our community" we mean it. UMMC Midtown Campus, one of two campuses of the University of Maryland Medical Center, has had a long history of working to keep our community healthy and has grown to become a trusted teaching hospital. We provide a broad array of medical, surgical, and behavioral health care serving Baltimore City and the region. At Midtown you will find a unique blend of the innovation and expertise that defines an academic medical center and a passion for excellence in caring for the people we serve Located in Baltimore's cultural center near the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, UMMC Midtown Campus is a 144-bed, teaching hospital, operationally integrated with UMMC's downtown campus and offers extensive outpatient programs and services. Our mission is partner with adults and children to achieve their best health by helping to manage primary health care needs or diseases like diabetes, hypertension, kidney failure, stroke or addiction. We put people first - and that includes our employees. When you join or team, you'll become a part of a close-knit group of more than 1,400 staff members who provide care in 30+ specialties. Our team is focused on delivering the best care possible to every patient and to supporting each other.
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.
b) Demonstrates skills in obtaining specimens and phlebotomy according to established policies and procedures.
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:
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
What You Need to Be Successful:
|Employer||University of Maryland Medical Center|