Patient Care Tech PCT - Ortho/Neuro Unit - Full Time Nights
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Gainesville, Georgia

Posted in Health and Safety

Job Info

NGHS:Opportunities thrive here.

NGHS is searching for a Patient Care Tech for our Ortho/Neuro Unit in Gainesville

Full-Time Night Shift

Schedule: 7:00pm - 7:00am, Three 12-hour shifts per week.

Sign on bonus and tuition assistance offered!

Department Overview:

N4G is a 32-bed nursing unit with all private rooms, four rooms equipped to be utilized as negative pressure rooms and 2 rooms equipped with bariatric ceiling lifts. As an Orthopedic Neurosurgery unit, care is rendered to a variety of patients including but not limited to:

  • Elective orthopedic joint replacement surgeries (hip, knee, shoulder)
  • Neurosurgical surgeries (neck, back, brain)
  • Orthopedic trauma in times of high census
  • Medical overflow in times of high census

Patients receive physical, emotional, spiritual and psychosocial support for themselves and their families.

N4G collaborates with a Joints in Motion program which provides comprehensive pre and post op education for the total joint population.

Job Summary:

A non-licensed, staff member who is trained to be flexible in a variety of nursing support and transport duties. Provides clerical support by maintaining patient records, unit supplies, equipment, and serving as a facilitator for communications for the assigned area. Performs a variety of clinical tasks including, but not limited to, nursing units, cleaning and stocking of patient's rooms and other unit areas, and direct patient care within the scope of defined practice. Functions under the direction of a Shift Primary Nurse. Cares for patients in the adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Performs duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Current Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant or successful completion of Fundamentals of Nursing Course if a nursing student
  • Must have Basic Life Support Certification through the American Heart Association
  • Previous experience in patient care setting preferred but not required

We're looking for someone who:
  • Admits mistakes and shortcomings
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Takes Initiative
  • Empathetic
  • Promotes Teamwork
  • Adapts to Change

Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.

NGHS: Opportunities start here.

Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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