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Lead Patient Care Tech Neuro Tower

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Englewood
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description Hourly Wage Estimate: $18.36 - $24.33 / hour
Learn more about the benefits offered for this job.

The estimate displayed represents the typical wage range of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range.IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Lead Patient Care Tech Neuro Tower you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Swedish Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsSwedish Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
    Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Lead Patient Care Tech Neuro Tower where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Lead 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 Lead PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the PCT's skills/training and the needs of the Department, and performs or assists with more advanced procedures based on one or more achieved specialty certifications. The Lead PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for licensed personnel. In addition, the Lead PCT assists with ongoing training and/or precepting of new and current employees as directed by the supervisor. The Lead PCT is responsible for ensuring new processes, equipment and other changes are communicated and/or taught to other PCTs.
    What you will do in this role:

    • Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.
    • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, intake and output, calorie counts, and other patient information as outlined by policy.
    • Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges. Demonstrates proper body mechanics.
    • Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.
    • Performs hourly rounding and responds promptly to call lights and patient requests. Strives to anticipate patient needs and resolve them proactively.
    • Engages in evidence-based best practices that enhance the patient experience, including SAFETY rounding, communication fundamentals/AIDET, Teach-Back, Narrating Care, etc.
    • Meets with new hire PCTs at hospital-wide orientation. Precepts all new PCTs to ensure unit expectations and standards are known and followed.
      What qualifications you will need:High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required.CNA Training Program required.Two or more years of experience in an acute care setting preferred.One or more years of experience in an HCA facility required.Or equivalent combination of education and/or experienceCNA certification with the state or Fundamentals of Nursing Course at accredited school required.Basic Life Support certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross. HCA Preceptor Training within 90 days of hire required.This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA Healthcare's HealthONE family of hospitals, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 plus licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of 2,000 dedicated employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,400 physicians.With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, faster than any other facility in the world, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region's referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment. Swedish also serves as the region's neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area's only Level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center.Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
      "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
      HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Lead Patient Care Tech Neuro Tower opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Denver , Lead Patient Care Tech Neuro Tower, Other , Englewood, Colorado

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