Ascension Health Patient Care Technician in Amsterdam, New York

Job ID: 275561

Patient Care Technician

Amsterdam, New York

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Patient Care Technician

City, State: Amsterdam, NY

Location: Amsterdam Memorial Campus

Department: AMH Urgent Care

Additional Job Details: FT Days, 32 Hours, Weekly

About Us

St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, N.Y., part of Ascension, features an award-winning acute care hospital, primary and specialty care centers throughout Fulton and Montgomery counties, more than 30 behavioral health services for persons in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, a full continuum of physical rehabilitation services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned exceptional national rankings for excellence in medicine and has a continuing commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Patient Care Technician performs basic patient care activities to patients in assigned area.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with treatments ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living.

  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

  • Assists with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.

  • Performs technical procedures as per protocol/unit standards including but not limited to vital signs, EKG's, etc.

  • Greets, assists or directs patients, visitors, physicians, and personnel in a professional manner; collects & processes all required patient information

  • Handles calls from external customers w/professionalism, compassion & understanding without jeopardizing patient confidentiality

  • Handles multiple patient assignments, recognizes vital sign changes, patient changes & communicates to LPN/provider; prioritizes care

Qualifications

Education & Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent and HS or equivalent diploma required with a minimum of 6 months relevant experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.