**Patient Care Tech (PCT) / Renal Transplant Unit / Full-Time Nights**
_Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We're looking for qualified Patient Care Technicians_ _like you to join our Texas Health family._
+ Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue in Fort Worth, TX 76104.
+ Work environment: **Renal Transplant Unit**
+ Work hours: Full-Time 36 hours per week, 7:00 pm - 7:00 am with rotating weekends and holidays.
+ $8000 Sign On Bonus for **Eligible External Hires**
At Texas Health Fort Worth we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 707-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1930. Our location in Fort Worth provides convenient care to the residents of Fort Worth and the surrounding areas.
If you're looking for cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, neurosciences, sports medicine, and emergency medicine, we've got it. Plus, we're an accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center, an Emergency Center of Excellence and provide gynecology, neonatal intensive care, respiratory therapy, and orthopedic medicine.
And talk about award winning. Texas Health Fort Worth is Joint Commission-certified in both Heart Failure and Chest Pain, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, an Acute Heart Failure Center, a Level II Trauma Center, a designated Magnet hospital and the Best Place to Have a Baby in Tarrant County. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, women's services, cardiac care and much more.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required
**Licenses and Certifications Required**
+ PCT training program - TX CNA, NHA, NAHP, NCCT, accredited community college program or a THR approved program. Not required to maintain certification when applicable after hire or
+ EMT - Emergency Medical Technician - Upon hire or
+ Military experience with medical training equivalent - Upon hire or
+ Nursing student who has completed fundamentals or
+ 1 year of applicable experience in lieu of an active and approved certification &
+ BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support - required
CARE OF PATIENT/TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Provides assistance to patient according to plan of care.
Collects patient data, identifies and reports significant findings to nurse.
Assists in admission/transfer/discharge.
Provides and Revises patient activities of daily living based on patient/family preferences.
Performs technical procedures safely and proficiently.
Takes action to reduce or eliminate patient risk.
Enters orders into computer or manual system if applicable.
Documents accurately and appropriately.
In collaboration/consultation with the nurse, adapts care to reflect patient population.
In collaboration/consultation with nurse, incorporates cultural/religious needs and beliefs into delivery of care.
Keeps patient environment clean and maintains safe environment.
Anticipates patient/family and visitor needs and takes action to meet those needs and rounds as appropriate.
Uses Professional Practice Model philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, physicians, peers and all other disciplines.
Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility to changes in schedule and/or workload assignment necessary to meet changing needs of the individual patient or Unit.
Makes new team members feel welcome and offers assistance with orientation of new employees.
Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills and communication with patients, families, co-workers, physicians, all disciplines and other customers.
Organizes workload and effectively collaborates with nursing to prioritize care.
Maintains and enhances patient care skills.
Seeks assistance and supervision when performing unfamiliar tasks.
Serves as a patient advocate.
Complies with personnel policies.
Communicates per department expectations.
Recognizes and promptly communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.
QUALITY AND SAFETY:
Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve them.
Participates in the process improvement activities within the department/hospital.
Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals.
**Why Texas Health?**
At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a great place to work.
**Here are a few of our recent awards:**
+ 2021 FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For®" (7th year in a row)
+ Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
+ "America's Best Employers for Diversity" list by Forbes
+ A "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
Additional perks of being a Texas Health Employee:
+ Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment
+ Positively impact patients' quality of life
+ Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources
+ Enjoy opportunities for growth
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we've won and more.
Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
- Activities Of Daily Living (Ad Ls)
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Health Care