Patient Care Technician - Traumatic Brain Injury Unit

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Job ID: 57608
Area of Interest: Clerical
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: 7a-7p/7p -7a
Job Facility: UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:

Consider our opportunity for a Patient Care Tech (PCT) on our Traumatic Brain Injury Unit!
You won't find another medical team quite like UM Rehab & Ortho Institute. Our facility's size gives you a chance to know nearly every patient and staff on a first-name basis. You'll enjoy camaraderie and support unparalleled in this field. And you'll make the kind of productive connections with your patients that speeds the healing process and makes your career more satisfying. 

The Nursing Tech will consistently expresses and demonstrates respect, compassion and courtesy for patients, family/visitors, and team members.

Duties will also include but not limited to: 

  • Infection Control: Standard Precautions, Isolation Precautions 
  • Vital Signs (Temperature, BP, Pulse, Respiration, PO2)
  • Weight/I&O/Calorie Count 
  • Compression wraps/stockings
  • Assists/provides for ADL's: feeding, bathing, dressing, toileting, transfers
  • Assists in admission, transfer, and discharge
  • IV catheterization and care
  • Bladder scanning and catheterization
  • EKG
  • Respiratory Care: Suction, trach care
  • Oxygen Therapy/O2 Tank Change
  • Provides orthopaedic/rehab Device Care: e.g braces, splints, CPM
  • Maintains order and appearance of patient rooms and work area 
  • Maintains necessary patient care supplies and linen
  • Hourly patient rounding
  • Care of patients in restraints
  • Proper vigilance when assigned as transporter, sitter or patient monitor

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 technician experience preferred.

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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