Providence Health & Services Patient Care Technician - Surgical in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Patient Care Technician (PCT) (4 North Surgical, Day Shift, 0.90 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable. The Patient Care Technician is accountable to the bedside RN and charge nurse to facilitate a safe and secure environment for the patient, family and providers.
In this position you will:
Demonstrate understanding of and provide care according to Standards of Practice and the patient’s care plan.
Perform duties that assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, ambulating, and nourishment.
Transport labs, obtain clean catch and other types of urine samples, perform point-of–care testing to include blood glucose, transports and/or escort patients, as well as hold patients/infants for care or procedures.
Communicate effectively with the RN or other caregivers regarding patient issues, family issues, MD issues, and equipment.
Watch patients closely for changes in their health and respond by informing RN immediately.
Electronically document information in an accurate, concise and timely manner.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school graduate or General Equivalency Degree (GED)
Completion of Medical Terminology course or successful completion of hospital Medical terminology test within 90 days of hire
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program or 6 months of health care experience
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Nursing Support (CNA, MA, NURSE AIDE)
Req ID: 211379