Patient Care Services-Surgical Observation FT Night at Ascension

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Location: Nashville, Tennessee





Job Description:
We Are Hiring: Patient Care Services, Patient Care Technician, PCT, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA

Surgical Observation

Full Time Night Shift

St Thomas Midtown

Nashville, TN

What You Will Do: The Surgical Observation unit is a fast paced, acute postoperative / observation area with a focus on patients who have undergone procedures involving GYN/women's health, breast/reconstruction/plastics and issues of the thyroid . PCT's need to have a good understanding of intake/outtake and recognize the signs and symptoms of sepsis/post surgical complications. You will need good time management skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment. 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:

  • Aids with entry and exit, movement and placement of patients.
  • Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living (ADL's) such as bathing, feeding, grooming, toileting, ambulating.
  • 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.
What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) or Red Cross obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. For current incumbents as of 4/30/18, BLS required upon expiration of Heart Saver.
Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
Why Join Our Team: As one of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

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. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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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.

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