Skills and proficiency in oral and written grammar, communication, and basic mathematics as acquired through official completion of high school or its equivalent. Ability to perform support activities in patient care acquired through either: 1) licensed as a CNA through the Office of Long Term Care (current or previous), 2) completion of a state approved CNA training program 3) completion of a minimum of one semester of an RN/LPN program with a nursing skills checklist completed by the nursing instructor (for those currently enrolled in an approved nursing program) or 4) one year of PCT experience within an acute care setting.
Knowledge of patient care technician practices and related patient care activities and hospital policies and procedures as acquired through on-the-job training. Knowledge of basic non-technical skills as acquired through on-the-job training.
This is a safety sensitive position. Please see the St. Bernards Substance Abuse Policy for further information.
Normal hospital environment. Continuous exposure to biological hazards. Frequent exposure to unpleasant fumes and odors. Close eye work. Hearing within normal and soft tones. Distinguish smells. Distinguish temperatures by touch and proximity. Lifting up to 100 lbs. Carrying up to 40 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 350 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping and reaching.
Responsible for performing assigned patient care activities and assisting licensed nursing personnel. Under the direct supervision of the Patient Care Manager or designee, responsible for assigned areas on 1 shift. Incumbents are subject to overtime and call-back as required by facility.