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Patient Care Technician

**Overview**

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Located conveniently in the heart ofPhoenix, Arizona, (http://phoenix.gov/visitors/index.html) St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than125years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renownedBarrow Neurological Institute (https://www.barrowneuro.org/) ,Norton Thoracic Institute (https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/norton-thoracic-institute) ,Cancer Center at St. Joseph's (https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs/services/unive...) ,Ivy Brain Tumor Center (https://www.ivybraintumorcenter.org/) , andSt. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (https://www.supportstjosephs.org/traumacenter) (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

_U.S News & World Report_ routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one ofArizona's Most Admired Companies (http://www.bestcompaniesaz.com/) .

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**Responsibilities**

JOIN US NOW as we are seeking a PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (PCT) to be part of our dynamic patient care team. Passionate about the health and well-being of our critically ill patients, assists patients with activities of daily living and provides direct patient care under supervision of Nurse, obtains and records patient vital signs, monitors and records daily intake and output, obtains specimens, including non-invasive body fluids and blood specimens and performs EKGs and blood glucose monitoring. This position also monitors and performs actions to decrease patient length of stay including but not limited to: performing timely designated discharge duties, and communicating discharge information to appropriate staff, assist Physician/Nurse with diagnostic tests, clinical procedures, and other tasks as requested, communicates patient needs and observed/reported changes in patient condition to supervising Nurse or Physician and assists nursing in the retrieval and delivering of medications per the unit standard.

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**Qualifications**

**Minimum:**

+ AZ State CNA License

+ American Heart Association BLS certification

+ HS Diploma/GED

**Preferred:**

+ Six months CNA acute care experience

+ The completion of a Patient Care Technician program

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**Job ID** _2021-165547_

**Employment Type** _Part Time_

**Department** _Neuro Telemetry_

**Hours / Pay Period** _48_

**Facility** _St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center_

**Shift** _Night_

**Standard Hours** _1900-0730_

**Work Schedule** _12 Hour_

**Location** _AZ-PHOENIX_

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Patient Care Technician

Full time
Phoenix, AZ

Published on 04/17/2021

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