Under direct supervision of the Director or Manager, and close direction of a registered nurse, administers patient care and related activities, services and/or procedures to promote the physical and emotional health and personal comfort needs for assigned patients. Delivery of patient care includes data collection, documentation, communication and implementation of patient care interventions in accordance with state Nursing Practice Acts and generic/unit structure standards.
The Patient Care Technician provides care for infants, pediatric and adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Successful completion of a
program required or successful completion of basic fundamentals of nursing course at a school of nursing with a clinical rotation in a skilled or acute care setting.
Certified Nursing Assistant required or successful completion of basic fundamentals of nursing course at a school of nursing with a clinical rotation in a skilled or acute care setting.
BCLS certification required. Successful completion of
Midwest's Patient Care Technician education program required.
Three months as a certified nursing assistant, required.
Experience may be obtained through basic fundamentals of nursing course at an accredited school of nursing with a clinical rotation in a skilled or acute care setting.
Centerpoint Medical Center is part of HCA Midwest Health, a network of hospitals in the Kansas City and surrounding areas.