The Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs a variety of clinical and environmental tasks, in addition to demonstrating the ability to care for patients of all ages in the clinical setting.
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- Rush's new 14-story hospital - opened in January 2012 - is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, an ongoing effort to build new facilities, renovate existing buildings and adopt new technology.
- Rush University Medical Center is a three-time Magnet facility
- Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds
- Conveniently located within walking distance of Blue Line Illinois Medical District stop
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs a variety of clinical and environmental tasks under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The PCT duties are of a technical nature requiring specialized training and skill. The PCT demonstrates the ability to care for patients of all ages in the clinical setting. Position Responsibilities:
- Assists the RN in the delivery of patient care.
- Transports patients and (other) items as needed.
- Competently utilizes technology.
- Maintains a safe and orderly, well equipped environment.
- Demonstrates a professional work style in interactions with internal and external customers
- This is a representative description of duties for the position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties which may be required
- High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
- Current CPR required.
- Prior formal clinical training is required. This may include CMA, CNA, PCT, EMT, corpsman, paramedic, nursing or medical student experience.
- Prior clinical experience in an acute care setting is preferred.
- Successful completion of the institutional screening examination is required.
- Excellent communication and customer service skills.
- Work requires the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center and to be standing or walking most of the designated shift.
- Work conditions include performing procedures where carelessness could result in injury or illness and/or contact with potentially infectious materials and/or strong chemical agents.