HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Care Technician - Orthopaedic - Medical/Surgical - (PT Days) in Nashville, Tennessee
TriStar Centennial Medical Center–Nashville, TN
Patient Care Tech - Orthopaedic - Medical/Surgical
Our 657 bed hospital is both nationally and locally recognized, including being named as one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals in the areas of cardiology, stroke, orthopaedics and breast cancer management. As a result of the continued advances in quality care, many improvements in all areas of healthcare have been made and thousands of lives have been significantly impacted. This position will play a key part in continuing our success!
Primary Services for patients admitted to Orthopaedics includes but are not limited to the following diagnosis: * Orthopedic injuries and/or surgeries
- Neurologic diagnoses and/or surgeries
Centennial Medical Center is currently looking for a Patient Care Tech - Orhtopaedic - Medical/Surgical
Responsibilities: * Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served.
Promotes customer service initiatives.
Provides total hygiene care including skin care, bathing, toileting, etc.
Assists with patient ambulation in room, hall and bathroom.
Assists in feeding patients, offering fluids and snacks, recording amounts consumed.
Responds to call lights, requests from patient/family.
Document vital signs and informs nurse of any change in patient status.
Assists with stocking supplies and maintains clean working environment.
Assists coworkers to meet patient care needs.
CNT (Certified Nurse Aide in State of Tennessee) or successful completion of the Fundamentals of Nursing course in an accredited school of professional nursing (verified by transcript). **A student enrolled in a LPN or RN program who discontinues their nursing school program is required to obtain certification as a Nurse Aide in the State of Tennessee within 30 days of their discontinuation of the program.
Current BLS Certification
Title: Patient Care Technician - Orthopaedic - Medical/Surgical - (PT Days)
Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Centennial Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00001-52672