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Patient Care Technician

Patient Care Technician

Requisition ID 
2017-754144
Category 
Nursing
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Days, Evenings, Holidays, Weekends
Department 
Emergency Department
Location 
US-MO-Festus

More information about this job

Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Under the direction of the RN or LPN, assists in the individualized care of the patient to achieve the patient’s highest level of wellness. Works cooperatively with others as part of a team; recognizes the importance of group goals. Performs designated clinical procedures and non-clinical support tasks essential to providing care to the patient. Performs technical skills such as dressing changes, tube feedings, suctioning, catheter inserted after proper instruction has been given. Assists in unit operational support tasks or duties. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and mercy standards.

 

The Emergency Department is a 24 bed unit that provides care to patients of all ages. Care and treatment of patients include acute code strokes, STEMI, medical and surgical emergencies, chronic medical conditions, and minor illnesses and injuries.

 

At Mercy Jefferson, you will feel our supportive community every step of your day. We are a team and love working that way. We have opportunities for nurses who are inspired to pioneer new models of care and want to transform the healthcare experience. Our Emergency Department provides advanced technology and innovative procedures. We are expanding to help our communities grow, offering an exceptional opportunity to join our team.

 

Qualifications:

 

Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry’s “body”, working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you’ll bring with you:

 

  • Education: High school diploma, G.E.D. and/or current co-worker of St. John’s Mercy. Successful completion of Basic Skills I course and Basic Skills II course.

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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