Patient Care Technician (Behavioral Health Unit)

Regular Part-Time 901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ CentraState Medical Center
[ Overview ]

CentraState Healthcare System, a leading healthcare provider located in Monmouth County currently has an employment opportunity available for Patient Care Technician’s.

 

The PCT provides skilled technical assistance to licensed professionals by performing assigned duties and services required to deliver quality patient care. Provides basic nursing care and assists patient with activities of daily living.

[ Responsibilities ]

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Performing EKGs
  • Providing basic personal hygiene
  • Aassisting patients with their meals
  • Measuring patient height and weight
  • Following established standards, Joint Commission and CentraState policies and procedures

 

[ Qualifications ]

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

 

Work Experience:

  • One year nursing assistant healthcare experience required OR
  • Successful completion of an approved CNA or PCT training course required OR
  • Currently enrolled in a degreed nursing program AND completed an introductory nursing course such as Nursing 101 or equivalent OR completed a semester of a school sponsored clinical rotation in an acute setting OR

Licenses and Certifications:

BLS certification (American Heart Association only) required.

*Glucose certifications are provided by CentraState during orientation.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

[ Physical Demands ]

Working Conditions:

Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.

 

Exposure:

Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

 

Physical Demands:

Sitting – Occasionally

Standing/Walking – Continuously

Kneeling/Stooping – Occasionally

Bending/Climbing – Rarely

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist – Frequently

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds – Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds – Occasionally

Typing/Filing – Frequently

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

[ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ]

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.