Patient Care Technician - Spinal Cord/Multi Trauma

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Job ID: 54028
Area of Interest: Nursing Support
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: weekend and holiday rotation
Job Facility: U of M Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:

Do you thrive on seeing patients thru the rehabilitative process from admission to discharge? We are seeking dedicated care professionals to join our team as a Patient Care Technician (PCT) on the Spinal Cord Injury/Multi-Trauma Unit.

Our Patient Care Technicians enjoy a 1:6 ratio, 12 hours shifts, and self scheduling.

About our Unit: Our 32 bed Spinal Cord Injury/Multi-Trauma Unit Rehabilitation Program at University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute is especially designed to help individuals with spinal cord injury or dysfunction reach their highest level of independent living.

In this role:

  • You take pride in being an effective verbal and written communicator with patients and families
  • You are a great teammate on our unit within the interdisciplinary team, are patient focused, and enjoy helping others

Clinical Skills Desired:

  1. Infection Control: Standard Precautions, Isolation Precautions
  2. Vital Signs (Temperature, BP, Pulse, Respiration, PO2)
  3. Weight/I&O/Calorie Count
  4. Compression wraps/stockings
  5. Assists/provides for ADL's: feeding, bathing, dressing, toileting, transfers
  6. IV catheterization and care
  7. Bladder scan catheterization and scan
  8. EKG
  9. Respiratory Care: Suction, trach care
  10. Oxygen Therapy/O2 Tank Change
  11. Provides orthopaedic/rehab Device Care: Braces (Yale, TCO, Bledsoe, Miami Collar, Splints)

What You Need to Be Successful:

Current CNA/GNA certification status.
Current BLS card required.
High School education or equivalent.
Completion of a recognized certified Nurse Tech (Patient Care Tech) training program is preferred.  Appropriate on-the-job training and/or completed competencies (must be validated as meeting the acceptable UMROI Nursing standards by the hiring manager) may substitute for the certificate program.
Previous related patient care experience.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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