Patient Care Technician – 5T Orthopedics

Location: Columbus Regional Hospital

Dept: 6050 5T Orthopedics

Category: Service

Part Time A, Nights, 24 hours

Posted 11/17/2021

Requisition # 8447

What you need to know about this position:

  • Our Orthopedics unit is a 15 bed inpatient nursing unit with an emphasis on wellness and rehabilitation.
  • The patients on this unit are primarily post-surgical orthopedics, GYN and urological populations.
  • 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 on 5T Ortho/Neuro have a starting hourly base rate of $15.00 and is commensurate with experience. In addition, this position is eligible for applicable shift differentials and Sunday/holiday premiums.
  • In this position you would be scheduled to work 2 – 12 hour night shifts (24 hours/week, considered part time) with start/end times of 7P to 7:30A with a holiday and weekend requirement.
  • With at least 16 hours per week, this position is benefit eligible.

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 (CRH provides training and time to acquire certification):
    • 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.

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