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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Care Tech 5th Floor WM in Ocala, Florida

/Ocala Health encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 256-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 174-bed hospital located in west Marion County, Summerfield ER, a freestanding emergency department located in southern Marion County, and Maricamp ER, a freestanding emergency department located on Maricamp Road in Ocala. Ocala Regional Medical Center is a Level II Trauma Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services, and bariatric surgery. Ocala Health has the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County. Ocala Health’s outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of six locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; a Senior Wellness Community Center; and three surgical and physician specialty practices./

_POSITION DESCRIPTION: _

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 .

401K Paid Time Off

Medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability benefits

Tuition reimbursement

Employee discount program

Employee stock purchase program

REQUIRED:

High School/GED Certified Nursing Assistant License or Licensed Practical Nurse or Completed 1stSemester of Nursing School (Fundamentals of nursing) BLS through American Heart Association Less than 1 year of experience in an acute care setting

PREFERRED:

1 years of experience in an acute care setting Working knowledge of medical terminology Customer service abilities occluding 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 lbs.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Patient Care Tech 5th Floor WM

Location: Florida-Ocala-West Marion Community Hospital

Requisition ID: 00050-12342

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