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Providence Patient Care Technician in Laguna Beach, California

Description

The PCT ll is a dual role Patient Care Tech/Telemetry Tech that has the ability to demonstrate the competency to function in either role independently. Under general supervision by the RN, the dual role Patient Care Tech is responsible for providing basic nursing care for in-patients and out-patients as needed, within their specified area. The Telemetry Tech accurately monitors and interprets cardiac rhythms for adult and geriatric patients, posts rhythm strips and keeps the Registered Nurse and Charge Nurse informed of changes in rhythm. The Patient Care Tech/Tele Tech is responsible for collecting and reporting information to the supervising RN and completion of all patient care related documentation.

Required qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • For hires after 10/31/16:

  • Completion of a CNA program, -or-

  • Completion of first semester nursing program, -or-

  • EMT program completion for hires to Emergency Services

  • Hires after 9/2018:

  • Successful completion of dysrhythmia course AND ability to pass rhythm recognition exam test

  • National Provider BLS - American Heart Association upon hire

  • Experience with basic data entry

Preferred qualifications:

  • Satisfactory completion of medical terminology course -or- knowledge of medical terminology

  • 1 year of acute patient care experience, -or-

  • 6 months experience in a direct patient care environment providing clerical or patient support related to provider patient documentation or charting

  • 1 year of relevant telemetry tech experience

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

The Sisters of Providence and Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have deep roots in California, bringing health care and education to communities from the redwood forests to the beach shores of Orange county - and everywhere in between. In Southern California, Providence provides care throughout Los Angeles County, Orange County, High Desert and beyond.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care, and even our own Providence High School.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 129937
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Technical Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Support
Department: 7500 MH MEDSURG LB
Address: CA Laguna Beach 31872 Coast Hwy

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.