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Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Company: St. Lucie Medical Center
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

**Sign-On Bonus Available for Qualified Candidates!

Patient Care Tech (PCT)

Nursing 4th Floor

Full-Time (0.9 FTE),Nights

St. Lucie Medical Center

Port St. Lucie, FL

Facility Description:

St. Lucie Medical Center (SLMC) is a 229-bed acute care facility accredited by the Joint Commission. Since 1983, St. Lucie has continually provided quality care to the Treasure Coast community. We offer a full range of services including a birthing center, cardiac catheterization lab, cancer care, breast center, minimally-invasive and robotic surgery, general and vascular surgery. The Orthopedic and Spine Institute offers the latest in orthopedic equipment ensuring patients have access to high-quality care. St. Lucie is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, as designated by the Joint Commission, and an American College of Cardiology accredited Chest Pain Center. Additionally, the Emergency Room at the main hospital as well as the freestanding ER at Darwin Square are designed with consideration for special populations such as pediatric and geriatric patients.

We are located in Port St. Lucie, a city which attracts a vibrant mix of people due to its low crime rate, diverse housing stock, abundant open space and optimistic vision of the people who live here. If you are interested in a dynamic career in a great location, we invite you to explore opportunities to join our team here at St Lucie Medical Center.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. Lucie Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

--- Student Loan Repayment*

--- Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*

--- Paid Personal Leave

--- 401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)

--- Identity Theft Protection discounts

--- Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

--- Adoption Assistance

--- Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*

*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.

Position Description:

Working under the supervision of a nursing, the PCT performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene
Serves and collects food trays and assists with patient feeding
Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments
Assists patients in ambulating
Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O
Performs non-sterile dressing changes
Passes and collects bed pans
Changes bed linens
Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems
Provides age and culturally appropriate care
Orients and mentors new staff members
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment, as required


Current BLS Certification (American Heart Association or American Red Cross)
Successful completion of a nursing assistant training program preferred
State of FL C.N.A. Licensure preferred
Previous Patient Care Tech and/or C.N.A. experience in a hospital setting preferred
Working knowledge of medical terminology
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.\
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

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Keywords: St. Lucie Medical Center, Port St. Lucie , Patient Care Technician (PCT), Professions , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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