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Patient Care Technician - Intermediate Care

We Are Hiring

Do you have experience working as a Patient Care Technician or Certified Nursing Assistant in a hospital setting?
Would you enjoy being part of a step down unit where you would get to expand your skill sets?

Then this opportunity may be a good fit for you!

Position overview:
Patient Care Technician
FT
Rotating
Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credentialed by
the state of Maryland and have Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certification from the American Heart Association to be
considered.
More detail below!

Our Stepdown Intermediate Care (ICMCU) and Cardiovascular 001 Unit are sister units where all staff are cross trained:  

 
Cardiovascular Unit 001:  12-bed unit that provides multi-leveled care to a variety of patient
populations, including IMCU, ICU and Telemetry.  Nurses are ACLS certified and have the skill set to
be able to manage high acuity patients as well as those that are more stable.


IMCU:  20-bed fast-paced unit caring for critically ill patients that require intervention and/or
assessment more frequently than every 4 hours.  The greatest concentration of patients are DKA
requiring insulin drips, chronic trach patients requiring vent support and frequent suctioning, early
sepsis, and GI bleed with active bleeding.  It is a unit that challenges your critical thinking abilities
and fosters a great deal of growth in your nursing skills and confidence.

As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity to perform basic clinical and non-clinical patient care activities under supervision in assigned area.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Aids with entry and exit of patients.
  • Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living.
  • Reports 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.

 

Requirements

    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • High school diploma or GED required.
    • Nurse Aide credentialed from the Maryland Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

       

Saint Agnes Healthcare serves the greater Baltimore area and employs more than 3,000 associates. Saint Agnes offers a full range of services through its operation of a 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center, and Saint Agnes Foundation. Partnerships throughout the community have positioned Saint Agnes to provide support to individuals when and where they need it most. Saint Agnes strives to ensure the vitality and health of the community.

Saint Agnes Healthcare is part of Ascension, 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 those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.
 
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.
Job ID: 380205
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: MDBAL St Agnes Healthcare
Ministry: Saint Agnes Healthcare, MD
Location: Baltimore, MD

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