UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic - Patient Care Technician - Multiple Units
Posted on: July 21, 2021
UPMC Community General
Osteopathic is currently hiring both full-time and
support staff opportunities for a variety of shifts and
days. With an
excellent benefits package, multiple shifts available, and
competitive wages, we invite you to explore this opportunity with
Nursing Assistants (NAs) and
Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) are vital partners in the patient
care provided at UPMC. They work on patient care units and perform
a variety of important basic and advanced skills. They work closely
and continuously with patients, partnering with nurses and other
professionals, to make a big difference in how patients recover and
experience their hospital stay.
Please note: Applicants who are
hired will be provided, and required to successfully complete a
training course.This course is held over 10 consecutive weekdays during
- Provides patient care including assisting with patient
procedures and activities of daily living. Assists with physical,
respiratory and cardiopulmonary therapies. Provides feedback to the
RN regarding patient care and reports changes in patient
- Performs the UPMC nursing core nursing assistant
responsibilities (blood glucose, weights, vital signs, I&O,
specimen collections and Foley care) AND at least four of the
following BU identified tasks: phlebotomy, 12 lead EKG, simple
dressing, Foley catheter removal, point of care testing, bladder
scan, straight catheter, or IV catheter removal.
- Assures equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate
department. Establishes appropriate and effective communication
with other departments.Establishes professional and respectful
- Contributes to the universal unit activities including, but not
limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal
trays and transporting patients.
- Strictly adheres to all policies and procedures relative to
patient care and hospital related information. Complies with safety
policies and procedures including standard precautions.
- Documents in the medical record according to established
procedures. Performs assigned work in a timely and productive
- Completes department clerical functions as needed.
- High school diploma or
equivalent.If no previous hospital or pre-hospital training,
successful completion of UPMC patient care technician class OR
successful completion of first year of clinical work in a nursing
- Successful completion of basic
information system training.
- Microcomputer experience
- Ability to effectively communicate
both orally and in writing.
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
or Paramedic or currently enrolled in an EMT or Paramedic program
- Access to medications is limited to
the distribution of the medication to the nurse.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic
and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
- Basic Life
Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Act 31 Child
Abuse Reporting with renewal
- Act 33 with
- Act 34 with
- Act 73 FBI
Clearance with renewal
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
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