Patient Care Tech (PCT) - Medical Surgical Observation Unit- Full Time - Nights - HealthPlex Campus

  • Norman Regional Health System
  • Norman, OK, USA
  • Sep 23, 2020
Assistant/Support Technician

Job Description

Our Med/Surg Observation Unit is a fast paced 16 bed telemetry/medical-surgical unit.  Common problems seen in our unit include chest pain, syncope, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, and diabetes.  Our nurse patient ratio ranges from 4-6 patients depending on acuity. Our unit assistant ratio can range from 8-16 patients.  Our care team includes a charge nurse and unit assistants with support from respiratory, lab, and case management departments.  We orient new nurse unit assistants with a 6-8 week orientation program with a dedicated preceptor team.  Take the next step of your Nursing journey and join our amazing Cardiac Decision Unit, where our Nurses and unit assistants always deliver professional and compassionate care.   Norman Regional Health System is a team of more than 3,000 healers all working together to bring our mission and vision to life. Our mission is to serve our community as the leader in health and wellness care. Our vision is to be the provider of choice to improve the health and well-being of our regional communities. We call our employees healers because we view every single member of our team as having an impact either face-to-face or behind the scenes on our patients’ and visitors’ journey through our health system. We strive to recruit and retain healers who embody our spirit of customer service and who represent Norman Regional’s five core values: Integrity, Communications, Attitude, Results and Engagement or ICARE. This is a special place to work. Apply today to join our compassionate team of healers and make a difference in the lives of those we serve. Responsibilities Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADLs) and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment. Qualifications EDUCATION High School diploma or equivalent GED.  Certification as a nursing assistant or 6 months of recent experience as a nursing assistant.      EXPERIENCE Six (6) months of recent experience as a nursing assistant.    Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant or one clinical semester of nursing school or successful completion of an acute care nurse aide course; or six (6) months previous experience in a healthcare position can be substituted for the experience.     (Above requirements can be met by the equivalent combination of education and experience).     LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION Basic Life Support *(BLS) training or re-training is required during orientation prior to providing patient care.    Current Basic Life Support (BLS) is required to be maintained through re-training for duration of employment.    Certified Nursing Assistant preferred.

Employment Type

Regular Full Time