Parkview North Hospital POH Patient Care Technician in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Under the direction of a licensed Nurse and with respect for human dignity delivers a variety of high quality, basic patient care services that meet the needs and uniqueness of assigned patients. Is responsible for the delivery of quality care and service excellence; and adheres to the PH Standards of Behavior.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent.
Must meet one of the following requirements:
-current CNA, EMT or Paramedic certification OR must take 5 week CNA course (CNA class and time spent in class paid for by Parkview) at time of hire
-2 years’ experience in a healthcare related field (training time will be determined based on experience)
-currently enrolled in an accredited nursing school having completed first clinical rotations (nursing school transcripts required).
If candidate is at least 18 years of age but does not yet have a current high school diploma/GED, must meet the following requirements: must be actively working towards high school diploma/GED and receive within 1 year of hire; AND have current CNA license; OR have participated in a Health Occupations Education (HOE) program.
Must have current CPR at or above the Healthcare Provider level from the American Heart Association or obtain within 60 days of hire. EMT/CNA/Paramedic certification preferred.
Prefer one year minimum of experience working in the patient care setting, preferably as a patient care giver. Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of general computer skills and applications. Demonstrates ability to multi-task and work independently using critical thinking skills. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Must be able to attend three (3) days of New Hire/Patient Care/EPIC Orientation. Typical Orientation schedule is Monday (All Day), Tuesday (All Day) and Thursday (PM).