A non-licensed healthcare provider employed by Erlanger Health Systems is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of patients.
Required: High School education or equivalent. Required to meet one of the following: Completed Certified Nursing Assistant course and passed certification exam, Completed First Responder Course, Completed EMT program, Nursing student having completed Fundamentals of Nursing, Completed Medical Assistant Program, Pre-Med student, Military Corpsman, or Completed Surgical Tech program. Any of these may apply and work in a Patient Care Tech position, but must function within the guidelines, skills, and pay grade outlined for the Patient Care Tech.
Those who were employed as a Patient Care Tech prior to 3-1-2004 and do not have the above educational requirements will be grandfathered in as a Patient Care Tech. He/She must successfully complete an Erlanger fundamentals checklist, observed demonstration, and pass a written exam.
Preferred: Hospital experience preferred
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Preferred: CNA certification, EMT licensure, First Responder, MA certification. Basic Life Support.
Department Position Summary:
Provides direct patient care under the direction of a LPN, RN including activities of daily living, specimen collection, and vital signs. Must be familiar with the care of renal transplant patients. With care of acute and chronic renal failure, access care, peritoneal dialysis, cardiac monitoring.
Mission: To improve the health of people we touch
Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system
R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
The Erlanger Health System is a multi-hospital system with five campuses based in Chattanooga – the Erlanger Baroness Campus, T.C. Thompson...