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Patient Care Technician - Critical Care Unit

We Are Hiring

Patient Care Technician, PCT, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Nursing Care Partner, NCP, CNT STNA, State Tested Nursing Assistant, Certified Nursing Technicians

Critical Care Unit 

Full-Time,Rotating Days (3 x 12/hrs)

St Thomas West Hospital 

Nashville,TN

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

Critical Care Unit handles the most advanced / highest acuity patients in the hospital including comprehensive stroke intervention, utilizing ECMO / balloon Therapy, and caring for transplant, trach, and ventilated patients. To be successful, will have to take initiative and work with nursing staff to complete tasks as a team based on the individual patient needs. You will handle ADL’s and tasks such as ordering supplies, answering call lights, post mortem care, and transport. You must be willing to perform chest compressions, assist with codes, and be able to be respirator qualified to work this unit. This is an excellent unit to see a wide variety of diagnosis, grow, and develop your skills. As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to perform basic clinical and non-clinical patient care activities under supervision in assigned area.

Responsibilities:

  • Aid with entry and exit of patients.
  • Assist patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, feeding.
  • Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff. Documents necessary records.
  • Responsible for keeping patient rooms clean and orderly as well as maintaining medical equipment.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) or Red Cross obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. For current incumbents as of 4/30/18, BLS required upon expiration of Heart Saver.
    • CNA certification not required, but highly perferred.

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required to hire- verified through background checks.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 351462
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: TNNAS ST West Hospital
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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