Patient Care Tech (Surgical) 36 hours/week Nights
Community United Methodist Hospital, Inc. - Henderson, KY

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Assists the professional nursing staff in providing care to patients during any stage of the adult life span. The specific patient population served is reflected in the scope of care and practice statement for all nursing units. This care is based on the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs, in coordination with the medical plan of care. Works under direct or indirect, close supervision of a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse. Follows a daily patient and floor routine assignment. With direction of nurse, sequences work in order of importance, following established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Required Skills Must be able to communicate, read, write, and follow directions. Previous related experience preferred, but not required. Requires knowledge of patient hygiene, comfort, and safety measures to assist in the care for the ill, injured, or infirm, under the direction and supervision of the nurse. Will be required to pass competencies for this position. Must successfully complete the necessary components of the Patient Care Technician (PCT) orientation program of Methodist Hospital. Requires either frequent, moderate physical exertion or occasional heavy physical effort as a routine part of job performance.

Required Experience Previous related experience preferred, but not required.