Medical University of South Carolina MUHA EC99 - PCT II – 24 hrs/wk Night Shift (Float Pool) in Charleston, South Carolina
Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)
Hours per week: 24
Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Nights
Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly
Job Summary/Purpose : The Patient Care Tech II reports to the Nurse Manager. Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, The PCT II performs multi-skilled activities to support a decentranlized patient-centered approach to patient care and acheive desired outcomes.
Minimum Training and Education: At least a high school diploma or equivalency with at least one year of patient care experience in a health care facility; or a Certified Nursing Assistant; or successful completion of a Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant course at an accredited institution or equivalent training; or EMT or Paramedic certification; or a Bachelor's degree. Possess ability to understand and implement a variety of detailed instructions in the execution of therapeutic procedures and ability to make accurate physical observation of patients. Applicant must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Position may require working irregular hours under stressful conditions, rotating shifts, holidays and weekends. Within two months of date of hire, employees must successfully pass the on-line course modules and skills validation for basic skills. Passing requires achieving an 80% passing rate on each test in two attempts or will result in separation from employment. Trainees are expected to have reliable attendance, & are responsible for maintaining their BLS and any other annual competencies. Failure to abide by MUHA policies are subject to disciplinary action, including termination
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Basic Life Support required within 2 weeks of hire. Thereafter, must maintain Current Basic Life Support (BLS), either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.