Patient Care Technician Nurse Extern - Telemetry (PRN)(Job Number: 01574-84592)
Work Location: United States-Texas-San Antonio Live Oak-Northeast Methodist Hospital
Schedule: PRN/Per Diem
Job Type: Nursing Support
Northeast Methodist Hospital has played a major role in the phenomenal economic growth experienced in northeast Bexar County. It is licensed for 116 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. We offer a full array of services including 24/7 emergency care, open heart surgery, cardiac catheterizations, inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatient surgeries and procedures.
Northeast Methodist Hospital is an accredited Chest Pain Center and is a Certified Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. We are recognized as an Accredited Heart Failure Center by the Healthcare Colloquium and as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission. Our hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks and the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Northeast Methodist Hospital under Locations.
The (Nursing Support Multi-skilled)
position performs a variety of delegated tasks under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN) in two or more of the following positions: Patient Care Assistant, Unit Clerk, and Cardiac Monitor Tech. This position assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance to the individual’s training, hospital policies, and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks to unlicensed personnel (Rule 224.6). Consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, adequately stocked, and safe patient environment.
Essential Job Functions
Signs all applicable job descriptions of positions performed and consistently fulfills the essential job functions of those positions.
Maintains training, competence, and skills for all nursing support positions performed.
Demonstrates flexibility to perform any roles needed by the department or facility.
Individuals must meet the education, experience, and license/certification/registration requirements for each job function performed.
- High school graduate or equivalent education
- PCA & Unit Secretary/ PCA & Cardiac Monitor Tech/ PCA & Unit Secretary & Cardiac Monitor Tech:
- Certified Nurse’s Aide and/or Emergency Medical Technician certification (preferred)
- Patient Care Assistant, Unit Secretary, and/or Cardiac Monitor Tech experience (preferred)