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Patient Care Technician - Rush University Medical Center

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

Description

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 University Medical Center
Rush is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the people and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, and research and community partnerships. The Rush system comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College.

Job Description: Patient Care Technician (PCT)
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. The PCT exemplifies the Rush mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures

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

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 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.

Location:
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612

Compensation and Benefits:
Rush offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

 

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