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Patient Care Technician-Emergency Department-$1,500 Hiring Incentive!

Company: Geisinger
Location: Muncy
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Patient Care Technician-Emergency Department-$1,500 Hiring Incentive!
Location: Muncy, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Rotation
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMCM Nursing Operations Division
Date Posted: 11/02/2022
Job ID: R-40209
Job SummaryAre you looking to begin a career in healthcare or are you an experienced healthcare professional looking to join a team of dedicated care providers? Join our Geisinger Nursing Institute today! Through professional growth, quality improvement and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows our nursing staff to grow their skillset, develop their practice and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact.
Job DutiesPerforms a wide variety of patient care and clerical duties, including but not limited to general patient care, phlebotomy, and milk lab responsibilities under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. -Maintains a patient care and unit environment consistent with the policies, procedures, and practices. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.

  • Provides patient care as directed, within the nursing assistant scope of practice, in meeting the multidisciplinary care plan established for each patient. - This includes phlebotomy, wound care, splinting, milk lab, and EKG's.
  • Obtains and maintains the integrity of specimens in accordance with policy and procedure, according to physician orders.
  • Identifies, observes, and documents the physical needs of the patient according to established standards.
  • Reports changes in patient condition to licensed personnel in a timely manner.
  • Obtains and maintains the integrity of specimens in accordance with policy and procedure, according to physician order.
  • Provides for or assists patients with activities of daily living and fulfills designated and delegated responsibilities for ongoing continuum of care.
  • Accurately processes specimens and provides timely transport of the specimen to the laboratory, including the blood bank.
  • Performs point of care patient testing and point of care instrument maintenance and quality control.
  • May be required to do venipuncture.
  • May be required to perform duties of the milk lab tech
  • Assists in problem solving, trouble shooting and taking corrective measures in care and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Serves as a preceptor and mentor for new staff and students in a positive manner. Performs clerical duties for admissions, transfers, discharges, and deaths according to standards and facilitates patient throughput activities.
  • Releases and confirms ordered tests to appropriate departments.
  • Coordinate's transportation of patients to multiple tests.
  • Communicates patient related information promptly to the appropriate care team member.
  • Assists in ordering supplies.
  • Communicates with food services to ensure appropriate patient diets.
  • Operates, problem solves, and takes corrective measures for clerical equipment.
  • Assists with transporting non-controlled medications to and from Pharmacy and within the unit as needed.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Position DetailsWe're proud to offer:
    • $15 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals
    • Up to $3/hr shift differentials for evening, nights and weekend shifts
    • $1,500 Hiring incentive for eligible candidates (internal candidates not eligible)
    • Comprehensive benefits package that starts day one of employment
    • Up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
    • $40k in financial support to become a Registered Nurse
    • Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays
    • Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions
    • Paid parental leave and military leave
    • Fertility and adoption support
    • On the job training and education
    • Shared governance structure that empowers our nursing support staff
    • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
    • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders
    • Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups (ERG's)
      • ERG's provide opportunities for all Geisinger employees to build internal and external networks and further develop professionally.
      • Employee referral incentive programJoin the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Lorie Lopez, Recruiter-llopez@geisinger.edu
        EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required), Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Preferred)
        ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required)
        Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Hamilton , Patient Care Technician-Emergency Department-$1,500 Hiring Incentive!, Professions , Muncy, New Jersey

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