Patient Care Technician
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POST DATE 2/15/2020
END DATE 2/26/2020
HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest
JOB DESCRIPTIONDESCRIPTION SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
HCA HOUSTON HEALTHCARE NORTHWEST - HOUSTON, TEXAS
Patient Care Technician (PCT)
Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career with HCA Houston Healthcare StarTech Patient Care Technician Training Program.
COHORT START DATE: MARCH 9 OR 23, 2020
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the PCT's skills/training and the needs of the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment. The PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed personnel.
THE STARTECH PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (PCT) PROGRAM IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE HCA HEALTHCARE CLINICAL STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE. THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE BLENDED EXPERIENCE THAT OFFERS AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE TRAINED AS A PCT CARING FOR PATIENTS IN OUR HCA HEALTHCARE HOSPITALS.
The StarTech PCT Training is 5 weeks:
Five weeks PCT training program to include:
* Three weeks: off-site classroom training (40 hours/week; M-F)
* Basic nursing care fundamentals
* Hands-on skills training
* BLS for Healthcare Professionals
* Computer Documentation training
* Crisis Prevention Interventions (CPI) and Trauma Informed Care (TIC) training
* Geriatric Compassionate Care, Patient Experience
* HCA Healthcare focused skills and equipment training
* Two weeks: General Orientation and Preceptorship
* Market Orientation (8 hours)
* Facility Orientation (4-8 hours)
* 64 hours of clinical preceptorship in department
* Five 12 hour shifts
ATTENDANCE IS IMPERATIVE AND ALL DAYS ARE REQUIRED TO REMAIN IN THE PROGRAM. NO DAYS CAN BE MISSED.
HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest is a 423-bed acute care hospital that has been serving the north Houston community for more than 40 years, providing a wide range of medical services including cardiology, maternity care, neonatal intensive care, pediatrics, bariatrics and neurology.
HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.
HCA Houston Healthcare offers an excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment.
· High school diploma or GED
· Fits the HCA Culture, to provide the high quality care to our patients.
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