Patient Care Technician PCT
Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Description IntroductionAre you passionate about the patient
experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for
patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family!
Jump-start your career as a(an) Patient Care Technician PCT today
with HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital.BenefitsHCA Florida St.
Petersburg Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports
the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The
available plans and programs include:
- Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services
at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and
behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and
free AirMed medical transportation.
- Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and
disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental
health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital
indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection,
legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet
insurance and more.
- Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
- Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical
and financial wellbeing
- Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder
care resources and consumer discounts
- 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on
years of service)
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred
- Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification
support, dependent scholarships)
- Colleague recognition program
- Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave,
long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits
may vary by location.
Come join our team as a(an) Patient Care Technician PCT. We care
for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our
colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable
organizations. Apply Today!Job Summary and QualificationsThe
Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high quality,
patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic
patient care services related to common nursing functions and
activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered
nurse (RN), the PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient
care in accordance with the PCT's skills/training and the needs of
the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with
maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care
environment. The PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures
and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed
What you will do in this role:
- Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by
performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision
of the licensed nurse.
- Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information
throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital
signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, intake
and output, calorie counts, and other patient information as
outlined by policy.
- Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning,
dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with use of walkers,
crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from
other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges.
Demonstrates proper body mechanics.
- Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for
diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and
timely transfer of specimen.
- Assists patients with activities of daily living to include
eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and
elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.
- Serves as Monitor/Telemetry Tech for the unit as
- Engages in evidence-based best practices that enhance the
patient experience, including SAFETY rounding, communication
fundamentals/AIDET, Teach-Back, Narrating Care, etc.
- Basic Cardiac Life Support through the American Heart
Association, CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) training required
for Behavioral Health.
- 1+ year(s) of previous PCT experience in a healthcare setting,
- Lifting 100 Lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying
of objects weighing up to 50 Lbs.
- Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of
employment start date.Sign on bonus:
- For 1+ year PCT (Experienced): Your sign on Bonus will be paid
in three installments. The first installment of $500 will be paid
with your first paycheck, the second installment of $1,000 will be
paid to you following successful completion of 6 months of
employment and the final installment of $1,500 will be paid to you
following successful completion of 12 months of employment in this
- For less than 1 year PCT/StarTech: Your sign on Bonus will be
paid in two installments. The first installment of $500 will be
paid with your first paycheck and the second installment of $1,000
will be paid to you following successful completion of 12 months of
employment in this employment status. This role requires you to be
fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal
law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is
approved).HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital is a 215 bed acute
care hospital. We are Joint Commission accredited. We provide
emergency, diagnostic, medical and surgical services. We have
women's services that include labor and delivery, post-partum and
nursery. We are an accredited advanced primary stroke center and
chest pain center. We are a certified atrial fibrillation center
and an accredited community cancer center. We are a LGBTQ
healthcare equality index leader and are the women's choice award
for best emergency care for the 4th year in a row. We are a blue
distinction center+ for maternity care and are accredited as a
breast center with digital imaging and computer aided detection. We
are a GYN robotic surgery training epicenter. We have a pelvic pain
and incontinence center and an orthopedic center for join
replacement and spine surgery. We are located in Pinellas County.
St. Petersburg is growing and offers nightlife and outdoor
activities. Our hospital has ranked as a top work place by the
Tampa Bay Times. We hope you'll consider our careers at HCA Florida
St. Petersburg Hospital. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one
of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute
more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an
estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care,
uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "The great
hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family
first, and the really great institutions will provide care with
warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity
that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to
apply for our Patient Care Technician PCT opening. We promptly
review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be
contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply
today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at
our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability status.
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