Patient Care Technician

Patient Care Technician

01 Sep 2023
Tennessee, Chattanooga, 37401 Chattanooga USA

Patient Care Technician

OverviewCHI Memorial Hospital now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. We offer the following benefits to support you and your family: On-site childcare with extended hours Care@Work premium account for additional support with children pets dependent adults and household needs Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family Paid Time Off (PTO) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Flexible spending accounts Voluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identify Theft Adoption Assistance Tuition Assistance for career growth and development Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs Wellness Program Additional incentives for eligible full time day shift and night shift opportunitiesResponsibilitiesThe Patient Care Tech is a multi-skilled non-licensed health care provider who provides direct patient care under the direction of a registered nurse. Applies knowledge of growth and development to perform detailed assignments/interventions. Provides consistent care based on the changing physical and psychosocial needs unique to the patient.Responsibilities of the Patient Care Tech include but are not limited to the following:

Operate the following equipment: Computer automated vital sign machines with recognitions of abnormal vital signs and timely reporting O2 saturation glucose meter intercom telephone patient care equipment required for daily care scales and lifts

Basic EKG form monitoring and operation of machine and the recognition of life-threatening dysrhythmias/subsequent care if required by area/ location

Perform nursing care and duties delegated by Registered nurses

Venipuncture discontinuing INT’s

Perform 12 lead EKG based on area/ location

Good telephone and communication skills

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to adapt to changes in health care technology.

Effective verbal and written communication skills

May enter the secured supply rooms to deliver or access supplies equipment necessary to carry out the core functions of their job (oxygen thermometers etc.)


High School Graduate or equivalent

Active American Heart Association BLS within 30 days of hire date

Preferred qualifications/Experience: Certified Nursing Assistant Nursing Student Certified Medical Assistant EMT and/or Phlebotomy trained

Pay Range$15.49 - $21.30 /hourWe are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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