Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for qualified PCT’s like you to join our Texas Health family.Position HighlightsWork location: Texas Health Fort Worth: 1301 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Work environment: BU Ortho Trauma
Work hours: Full-Time (36 Hours) Nights 7:00pm-7:00am variable days
At Texas Health Fort Worth we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 726-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1930. Our location in Fort Worth provides convenient care to the residents of Fort Worth and the surrounding areas. If you’re looking for cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, neurosciences, sports medicine and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus we’re an accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center, an Emergency Center of Excellence and provide gynecology, neonatal intensive care, respiratory therapy and orthopedic medicine. And talk about award winning. Texas Health Fort Worth is Joint Commission-certified in both Heart Failure and Chest Pain, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, an Acute Heart Failure Center, a Level II Trauma Center, a designated Magnet hospital and the Best Place to Have a Baby in Tarrant County. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, women’s services, cardiac care and much more. As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.QualificationsEducationHigh School Diploma or equivalent required
ExperienceNo experience required
Licenses and CertificationsCNA - Certified Nurses Aide required upon hire or
THR Approved PCT Training Program upon hire required or
EMT - Emergency Medical Technician (Emergency Department ONLY) upon hire required or
Other Nursing student who has completed fundamentals or military experience with medical training equivalent upon hire required and
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support (prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly) required
CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training 60 Days required
SkillsPossesses organizational skills to function in a fast paced work environment, positive interpersonal skills, and good verbal and written communication skills.Nursing Students who do not complete course of study in nursing but having completed their Fundamentals Training and EMTs who do not formally retain their EMT status may continue in role if they have consistently demonstrated skills in their PCT position.After hire PCT CNA renewal is not a requirement of the role if the PCT has consistently demonstrated skills in their PCT position.Position ResponsibilitiesCARE OF PATIENT/TECHNICAL SKILLS:Provides assistance to patient according to plan of care.
Collects patient data, identifies and reports significant findings to nurse.
Assists in admission/transfer/discharge.
Provides and Revises patient activities of daily living based on patient/family preferences.
Performs technical procedures safely and proficiently.
Takes action to reduce or eliminate patient risk.
Enters orders into computer or manual system if applicable.
Documents accurately and appropriately.
In collaboration/consultation with the nurse, adapts care to reflect patient population.
In collaboration/consultation with nurse, incorporates cultural/religious needs and beliefs into delivery of care.
Keeps patient environment clean and maintains safe environment.
Anticipates patient/family and visitor needs and takes action to meet those needs and rounds as appropriate
PARTNERSHIP:Uses Professional Practice Model philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, physicians, peers and all other disciplines.
Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility to changes in schedule and/or workload assignment necessary to meet changing needs of the individual patient or unit.
Makes new team members feel welcome and offers assistance with orientation of new employees.
Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills and communication with patients, families, co-workers, physicians, all disciplines and other customers.
Organizes workload and effectively collaborates with nursing to prioritize care.
WORKPLACE/PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY:Maintains and enhances patient care skills.
Seeks assistance and supervision when performing unfamiliar tasks.
Serves as a patient advocate.
Complies with personnel policies.
Communicates per department expectations.
Recognizes and promptly communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.
QUALITY AND SAFETY:Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve them.
Participates in the process improvement activities within the department/hospital.
Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals
Why Texas HealthAt Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a great place to work.Here are a few of our recent awards:2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)
Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
“America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes
A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org .Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.