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Patient Care Technician - Vascular General Surgical

We Are Hiring

Patient Care Technician, PCT, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, CNT, Nursing Care Partner NCP, Caregiver,

Vascular Gen Surg 5C

Full-Time, Day Shift (3 x 12hrs)

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

Vascular/General Surgery is a 23-bed inpatient acute care unit focusing on adult and geriatric patient’s post-surgery to help prevent clots, increase circulation, and general post-operative care for patients. You will perform direct patient care for general abdominal surgery, colon surgery, as well as vascular surgeries of the carotid, aortic, and femoral arteries. Care is continuous around the clock and time management is a critical skill here. Come make a difference with us!

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 (ADL's) such as bathing, feeding, grooming.
  • 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.

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: 351650
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: TNNAS ST West Hospital
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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