Olathe Medical Center Patient Care Tech (CNA/EMT) in Olathe, Kansas
Olathe Health is looking for dedicated and caring professionals to join our system! If you enjoy an environment of team oriented patient care and an excellent staff of co-workers, you have found the right place! Olathe Medical Center, Inc., a 300-bed general acute care hospital facility, is currently looking for a Patient Care Technician (PCT) professional to join our team.
This role primarily includes performing 1:1 patient observation duties. Under the direct supervision of a Nurse, the Patient Care Tech (Inpatient PCT) is cross-trained in the role of Unit Secretary and CNA/Nurse Tech. Based on the needs of the department, responsibilities are a combination of providing direct patient care and technical assistance to the nurse and performing a variety of computer, clerical, scheduling and supply functions necessary for the operation of the unit. The Inpatient PCT must have excellent communication skills. It is imperative that they are able to communicate effectively using tact and sensitivity. He/she must be self motivated and able to work and make decisions with limited supervision, keeping others appropriately informed. It is important to have a strong knowledge of emergency procedures and be able to stay calm in stressful situations. The Inpatient PCT practices within the organizational/departmental policies and procedures.
Position Requirements: Education: High School or GED required
Experience: Previous Healthcare Experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills: Ability to Multi Task and Prioritize, Analytical, Medical Terminology, Organizational and Verbal Communication skills required
License, Registration and/or Certification: Required: Kansas Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), or Patient Care Assistant (PCA) OR student in a pre-nursing program with documentation confirming basic CNA/PCA skills, or EMT or Paramedic certifications may be accepted in lieu of CNA certification. Healthcare Provider CPR – (American Heart Association or American Red Cross ONLY) required within 7 days from date of hire EEO Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet