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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nurse Extern PRN - Emergency Department in Arlington, Texas

Medical City Arlington Patient care Technician

Medical City Arlingtonis a JCAHO-accredited, full-service acute care hospital in south Arlington committed to providing the best care possible for each patient. It is the first certified Chest Pain Center and the first JCAHO-designated Primary Stroke Center in Tarrant County.

You can expect something special at Medical City Arlington. We believe each of us plays an important role in the health and wellness of the community we serve, and as an organization, support activities, programs and events that promote health and wellness. A proud community partner for close to 40 years, MCA is the place for quality care, close to home.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase programt. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Working under the supervision of a nursing, the Patient Care Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include: * Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene. * Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding. * Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments. * Assists patients in ambulating. * Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O. * Performs non sterile dressing changes. * Passes and collects bed pans. * Changes bed linens. * Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Required Job Qualifications Include: * High School Graduate or equivalent required. * Certification as a Nurse Assistant in the State of Texas required. * Current BLS for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association. * Working knowledge of medical terminology. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Nurse Extern PRN - Emergency Department

Location: Texas-Arlington-Medical City Arlington

Requisition ID: 00015-143452

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