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Patient Care Tech Medical Surgical

Company: HCA
Location: Blacksburg
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery (LGHM) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia, in the backyard of the Virginia Tech University campus. LGHM is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) hospital and is a 146-bed acute care facility. Most importantly, we hold a distinction for being a Magnet Facility and are recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Under the direction of a Department Director, Nursing Clinical Coordinator, Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse:

Accountable and Responsible for Clinical Judgment

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill to provide patient care under the direction of the professional nurse.

  • Documents required information according to hospital policy.

  • Maintains neat and organized work place.

  • Assists with admission/transfer/discharge process.

  • Incorporates time management and prioritizes for efficiency and productivity.

  • Stays abreast of new information pertaining to hospital/unit function and policies.
  • Adheres to hospital and unit policies
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.

Duty to Self and Others through Clinical Inquiry

  • Professionally resolves or seeks assistance for problems and conflict.

  • Timely collaborates with the healthcare team to report critical information or change in condition.

  • Completes annual educational requirements, and other specified learning activities on time.

Committed to Caring Practices

  • Demonstrates professional caring practices through sensitivity, respect, engagement, and assessing for patient and family satisfaction.

  • Demonstrates AIDET principles (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank You) with all patient and family interaction

  • Promotes a safe and therapeutic atmosphere for patients, co-workers, other departments and customers.

  • Promotes comfort and prevents suffering through presence and attentiveness utilizing hourly rounding tools and principles

  • Promotes a culture of safety.

Collaborates within the Healthcare Environment

  • Demonstrates and promotes hospital Mission, Vision, Philosophy and Key Results and Cultural beliefs.

  • Communicates professionally with other team members and colleagues by following approved methods of communication as applicable.

Contributes to the Healthcare Environment

  • Attends staff meetings as required.

  • Promote a work environment that is free from harassment.
  • A professional role model within the community when representing the organization.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • High School Graduate or GED (preferred)
  • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant Program (preferred)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
  • Licensed by the Virginia State Board of Nursing as a Nursing Assistant (preferred)

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 year of experience as a Nursing Assistant in an acute care facility (preferred)
  • Current enrollment in a professional nurse education program (preferred)

HOURS:

  • Full-Time (Night Shift)
  • Weekend & Holiday requirements

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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