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Lead Patient Care Technician

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Charleston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Lead Patient Care Technician you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Trident Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsTrident Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
    Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Lead Patient Care Technician where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsWhat you will do in this role:
    • You will obtain vital signs, height and weight, intake and output, calorie counts, application of ice/heat, and/or simple non-sterile dressing changes.
    • You will answer patient call lights in a timely manner and respond to patient needs/requests.
    • You will assist patients with performing activities of daily living to include bathing, shaving, oral care, toileting, grooming, changing linens, providing water, ambulating, assisting with meal delivery and feeding as directed.
    • You will be responsible for safe patient handling: Turning and positioning, use of specialty beds, patient transfer and use of transfer devices, ambulation assistance and use of assistive devices, restraint alternatives, oxygen use and transport, suction use, pre-operative skin preparation and/or use of sequential compression devices (SCD).
    • You will be responsible for recording information in the patient's medical records
    • You will maintain close communication with physicians, nurses and other healthcare team members regarding changes in a patient's care and condition.
    • You will be responsible for educating patients and families on the care and therapies being provided, in conjunction with physicians and nurses.
    • You will monitor supply levels in your unit and patient rooms and restock as needed.What qualifications you will need:
      • A current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required.
      • 1 year of acute/hospital experience is preferred.
        • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 90 days of employment start date"
          Trident Medical Center is a 400+ bed acute-care facility located in South Carolina's Lowcountry, and is part of the national HCA Healthcare network. Our hospital's services include a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, an award-winning Heart Center, the Trident Breast Care Center and the South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery. Trident Health is consistently named as one of the nation's top hospitals for quality and safety by The Joint Commission.
          At Trident Medical Center, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our Charleston community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.
          HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."
          "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
          HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Lead Patient Care Technician opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Charleston , Lead Patient Care Technician, Professions , Charleston, South Carolina

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