Technician, Patient Care - ICU Nights
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat. Job Description:
Cancer care is all we do
Hope in healing
Hours: 7pm - 7:30am, rotating wknds/holidays
The Patient Care Technician is a paraprofessional caregiver under the guidance and supervision of a registered nurse. Assumes responsibility and accountability for activities of daily living, certain tests and procedures, environmental duties and other tasks as designated by his/her competency level. The PCT provide care for the age groups as defined in the scope of care.
High School diploma or equivalent
Listed in good standing on Illinois Healthcare Worker Registry or EMT
CPR card required
Essential Physical Requirements:
- Ability to perform light to heavy work, which includes frequent lifting and positioning of patients. For greater than 50 pounds it may be expected that the PCT will request assistance from a co-worker for lifting and transferring.
- Ability to stand/walk 6 to 8 hours per shift.
- Ability to frequently bend, twist, reach, stoop and occasionally kneel and squat.
- Ability to perform various repetitive tasks i.e., simple grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation (keyboard).
- Good visual acuity is required for patient monitoring, and documentation of care.
- Good hearing is essential for accurate for patient monitoring.
All employees within this job classification may have high-risk exposure to blood borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials.
Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. Visit: Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.
We win together
Visit: Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.