Patient Care Technician/PCT - Stroke Unit

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Job ID: 54935
Area of Interest: Nursing Support
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: 3 - 12's
Job Facility: UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: ROTATING
What You Will Do:

University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute is one of the largest and most sophisticated rehabilitation facilities in the nation and the designated rehabilitation & orthopaedic hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System.  Located in Baltimore, Maryland, UM Rehab offers the cutting-edge resources and close-knit, supportive environment that help our patients get their life back in play as soon as possible, and gives our professionals tremendous opportunities for career growth and satisfaction. Join the team that puts healing in motion.

UM Rehab is seeking a Patient Care Technician for the Stroke Unit!

 

Duties include:

  • Demonstrated/documented effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as an interdisciplinary team member.
  • Ability to learn and apply computer systems in order to manage patient information.
  • Highly effective verbal communication skills including courtesy, resourcefulness and efficiency in answering questions, giving directions, locating staff and explaining hospital/departmental policies and procedures are necessary.  Verbal communication skills may include communicating with an interdisciplinary team, patients, and families.  Effective writing skills are also required in order to take messages and maintain miscellaneous records, receipts, reports and logs.
  • Medical Emergency Preparedness:  Current CPR
  • 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 scan catheterization and scan
  • EKG
  • Respiratory Care:  Suction, trach care
  • Oxygen Therapy/O2 Tank Change
  • Provides orthopaedic/rehab Device Care:  Braces (Yale, TCO, Bledsoe, Miami Collar, Splints)
  • Provides orthopaedic/rehab Device Care:  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:

Previous related patient care experience.
Demonstrated/documented effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated effectiveness as an interdisciplinary team member.
Ability to learn and apply computer systems in order to manage patient information.
PCT Certification and/or On the Job Training
HS Diploma or GED required


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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