Patient Care Technician II, Neurosciences and Orthopedics, FT/Nights (12hrs)

Location: 
SMMC-SMMC Hospital
Schedule: 
Full Time
Shift: 
Nights
Job Listing: 
SAD002869
Surgical Technician, Clinical

At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees.  Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare.  Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability.  Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.

Position Summary

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Saddleback Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Saddleback Medical Center�s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.

The Patient Care Assistant II is an unlicensed caregiver working under the direction of the Registered Nurse.This position is responsible for supporting the Neurosciences and Orthopedics Unit (Acute Care Service) to maintain smooth, effective communication between healthcare practitioners, departments, patients, and visitors.The Patient Care Assistant II position is accountable for the accurate, timely documentation in the patient medical record.Ensures prompt, timely assistance which contributes to the patient�s progress towards discharge.This role is accountable for patient admission, transfer, discharge flow processes, and for providing the most basic of patient care.including data collection, personal hygiene, vital sign measurement and assistance with activities of daily living.

Qualifications: 

Qualifications:

  • One-year acute care experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certified nursing assistant preferred
  • Current BLS certification
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