Patient Care Technician - Traumatic Brain Injury

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Job ID: 54518
Area of Interest: Nursing Support
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: 7p - 7a, rotating weekends/holidays
Job Facility: U of M Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: NIGHT
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 Traumatic Brain Injury Unit.

Our Patient Care Technicians enjoy a 1:6 ratio, 12 hours shifts (Nights/7p - 7a), and self scheduling.

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)
About our Unit: The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program at University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute provides individualized, goal-directed rehabilitation services to help each patient achieve the highest possible level of physical, cognitive and behavioral function preparation for return to the community. Multiple approaches to therapy focus on the improvement of daily living skills. Patients in this program may be offered therapy six days a week - based on the needs and tolerance of the patient. While at University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute, patients have access to outstanding rehabilitation facilities, including well-equipped gyms, a 48-foot hydrotherapy pool, healing garden, sports courts and beautiful grounds

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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