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Patient Care Technician - Rush University Medical Center

Employer Name: Rush
Location: Chicago, IL
Job Code: 644


The Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs a variety of clinical and environmental tasks, in addition to demonstrating the ability to care for patients of all ages in the clinical setting. 

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Hiring Company:   


  • Rush’s new 14-story hospital  — opened in January 2012 — is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, an ongoing effort to build new facilities, renovate existing buildings and adopt new technology.
  • Rush University Medical Center is a three-time Magnet facility
  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds
  • Conveniently located within walking distance of Blue Line Illinois Medical District stop

Position Highlights:

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs a variety of clinical and environmental tasks under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The PCT duties are of a technical nature requiring specialized training and skill. The PCT demonstrates the ability to care for patients of all ages in the clinical setting. 


Position Responsibilities:

  • Assists the RN in the delivery of patient care.

  • Transports patients and (other) items as needed.

  • Competently utilizes technology.

  • Maintains a safe and orderly, well equipped environment.

  • Demonstrates a professional work style in interactions with internal and external customers

  • This is a representative description of duties for the position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties which may be required

   Position Qualifications  :

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

  • Current CPR required. 

  • Prior formal clinical training is required. This may include CMA, CNA, PCT, EMT, corpsman, paramedic, nursing or medical student experience.

  • Prior clinical experience in an acute care setting is preferred.

  • Successful completion of the institutional screening examination is required.

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Work requires the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center and to be standing or walking most of the designated shift.

  • Work conditions include performing procedures where carelessness could result in injury or illness and/or contact with potentially infectious materials and/or strong chemical agents.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

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