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Sanford Health PCT - Patient Care Technician - Neurosurgery - Sanford Medical Center Fargo - FT in Fargo, North Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5270 22nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00

Department Details

Day/Evening rotation, every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

A 32-bed unit specializing in the care of neurology and neurosurgical patients. Our primary stroke unit certified by the Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.

  • This position will work a variety of shifts, and will include every other weekend and every other holiday

  • We provide nursing support training and on the job training! No experience necessary!

  • Some of the duties you may complete: care for patients, restock rooms with supplies, answer call lights, work with team to complete tasks and many other duties!

  • Whether you are currently an experienced Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Nursing Assistant (NA), Patient Care Technician (PCT), home health, direct support professional (DSP) or interested in beginning a healthcare career in patient care we would love to have you joining our team.

  • We have many different areas for growth opportunities within Sanford Health!

  • We offer benefits for full time and part time opportunities, including medical, vision, dental, 401K and you will be eligible to start accruing PTO right away.

  • If you are team oriented and looking for a place to build relationships with your patients, we would love to hear from you!

Job Summary

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) serves as caregiver to the patient during the scheduled work period. The Patient Care Technician provides patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned patient under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Record vital statistics and other basic health information. Administer basic health care and medical treatments; provide assistance with basic daily living activities, including dressing/undressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, etc., meal preparation and dining needs, emotional and spiritual needs, and laundry. Clean patient living areas or treatment rooms. Collect non-invasive biological specimens from patient. Prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy. Perform clerical work related to scheduling and documenting patient healthcare. Strong communication, customer service, multi-tasking, and organizational skills are needed on a daily basis.

Qualifications

High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) is required.

Knowledge of healthcare, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and medical equipment/supplies preferred.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

If working in North Dakota (ND) and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be on the North Dakota Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry upon completion of training/competency validation or a maximum of four months from the date of initial employment.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-46245
Featured: No