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PCT II Certified PCU Medical PRN Nights in Palm Coast, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Patient Care
  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Flagler

Job Description

Work Hours/Shifts
Per Diem / Nights
Florida Hospital Flagler
At Florida Hospital Flagler, we’re deeply rooted in the community and strive to extend the healing ministry of Christ in everything we do. Our recently constructed, state-of-the-art hospital in Palm Coast, Florida is equipped with the latest technology, specially trained experts, and advanced care centers. 
Florida Hospital Flagler is owned and operated by Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization. Through our Christian mission of hope, health and healing, we strive to promote wellness of mind, body and spirit. At Florida Hospital Flagler, providing the best possible care to our community requires hiring the best possible care providers.
•  The Joint Commission has recognized Florida Hospital Flagler as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures.
•  Accredited Orthopedic Center of Excellence from The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission has also recognized Florida Hospital Flagler as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures
•  Recognized by the American Heart Association as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite
•  “A” rating on patient safety from The Leapfrog Group based on our exemplary services, processes and structures.
•  Designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence according to the American College of Radiology (ACR).
•  Commission on Cancer Accreditation recognizing commitment to provide   exceptional care to patients
•  Named a Gallup Great Workplace Award winner for fifth year in a row.
You will be responsible for:
  • Assisting patients with their activities of daily living including but not limited to basic hygiene, skin care, nutritional and dietary needs, elimination needs, physical activity needs and all comfort measures. Maintains respect and privacy at all times.
  • Performing basic patient care unit routines including but not limited to the following: obtain and document vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and respirations), passing ice water every 4 hours, keeping patient rooms stocked with gloves, replacing unit sharp containers per policy, keeping patient rooms in a reasonably clean and appropriate condition, keeping patient bedside trays within a safe reach at all times.
  • Assisting with the collection and documentation of accurate intake and output information for assigned patients.                                       
  • Responding to patients request and needs in a timely manner.
  • Informing Patient with plan of care task and activity that will be carried out.
  • Functioning as an active team member in the delivery of safe competent therapeutic patient care.
  • Demonstrating knowledge and ability to provide care and maintain safety to the following scope of patients, but not limited to, the medical patient, the orthopedic patient, the pre and post-surgical patient, and the telemetry-monitored patient.
  • Recognizing the individual needs of each patient during the delivery of care.
  • Conducting walking patient comfort and safety rounds every 30 minutes in assigned patient area.
  • Assisting the nurse in the process of Admissions/Transfers/Discharges/Pre-Op/Post-Op Patient per hospital routine.
  • Demonstrating competence in performing the following clinical tasks and procedures specific to the Patient Care Technician role as delegated: Obtaining the patient's accucheck results, informing the nurse of the results and documents the results per procedure; performing accucheck controls.
  • Inserting a foley catheter using sterile technique in both the male and female patient. Discontinuing the patient’s foley catheter. Following-through with updating the nurse of the completed procedure and outcome.
  • Discontinuing the saline lock or peripheral IV (Intravenous Line) of the patient. Following-through with updating the nurse of the completed procedure and observed outcome.
  • Demonstrating knowledge & competence in the use of restraints, the application of restraints and the required monitoring & care of the patient in restraints.
  • Demonstrating safety and efficient cost-effective outcomes with use of all supplies
  • Assisting in the need of transportation of the following but not limited to: Transporting specimens to the lab. Running errands to pharmacy/material management or Lab. Transferring of patient from room to room or unit to unit as needed and directed.
What will you need?
  • High School Graduate/GED
  • Minimum of 6 months hospital experience in a patient care setting preferred
  • Must have a State of Florida Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant Certificate, Patient Care Technician certificate OR the equivalent of one year of nursing school education.
  • Must maintain a current Basic Life Support Card through AHA

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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