Patient Care Technician – Nursing Resources

Location: Columbus Regional Hospital

Dept: 8102 Nursing Resources

Category: Service

Flexible Scheduling, Nights, 4 hours

Posted 6/16/2021

Requisition # 7640

What you need to know about this position:

  • As a member of Nurses Resources (sometimes called the float pool), you are at the core of ensuring we have the nursing staff in the right place at the right to meet the needs of our inpatient units.
  • You have the opportunity to "float" to units giving you the chance to broaden your knowledge and experience.
  • As a Patient Care Technician I, you play an important role in our patient's experience and safety- you are typically the first face a patient sees when he/she enters the unit and the face he/she sees most frequently.
  • Working with a nurse, you engage with patients through multiple activities including answering call lights and questions, providing assistance with daily living activities and taking vital signs.
  • Our Patient Care Technician I in Nursing Resources have an hourly base rate starting at $12.74 and is commensurate with experience and could be eligible for shift differentials and Sunday/holiday premiums.
  • The Day/Night shift Student Flex position is not benefit eligible but is ideal for current students who need flexibility with scheduling. Employees in this position are eligible for our Educational Sponsorship program in accordance with the qualifications of its plan.

What is required for this position:

  • Upon hire you must have:
    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Verifiable work experience.
    • Health care-related work experience is preferred.
  • Within 30 days of hire you must have:
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • While being a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is not required, we encourage CNAs to apply for our Patient Care Tech (PCT) positions.
  • This position requires regular standing, is frequently required to walk and push or pull, occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear, and taste or smell. This position must frequently life and/or move greater than 50 lbs.