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Patient Care Technician - PCT

Company: Ascension
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Title:  Patient Care Technician (PCT)

City, State:  Milwaukee, WI

Location:  Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital

Department: Burn ICU

 

Schedule:  Part time Day shift - 24 hours per week- 2 twelve hour shifts:  6:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Every third weekend and every other holiday.

 

Ascension Columbia-St.Mary’s Regional Burn Center is one of two burn centers in the state of Wisconsin. The Center consists of both a 12 bed Acuity Adaptable ICU for Adult inpatients and an Outpatient Burn Clinic, which treats both adults and children. Our patient population comes from the eastern half of Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and Upper Illinois. The patient population consists of patients with burns from flame, scalds,grease,chemical, electrical and frostbite. We also treat skin sloughing disorders i.e. TENS, SJS. and large wounds,such as necrotizing

fasciitis,and Fournier's gangrene. We also care for other Medical and Surgical ICU overflow patients. Some of the Burn nurses also float down to the Outpatient Burn Clinic and share their expertise in that setting. We welcome enthusiastic applicants who are willing to learn in a growing tertiary care environment and have a passion for caring for our very vulnerable patient population.

 

We pride ourselves on providing high quality of care. We have daily shift huddles. We depend on our team to support the quality of care our patients deserve. Daily multidisciplinary patient rounds support the review of patient care goals in a collaborative and educational manner. The multidisciplinary team consists of our Intensivist, RNs, Respiratory Therapy, Case Managers, Social workers OT, PT, Speech Therapy, Pharmacists, Psychologist, CNS, APNP and Chaplin services.

 

The Burn Center is part of a Catholic not for profit Health system that is patient centered and dedicated to positive patient outcomes. We believe in healing physically,mentally and spiritually. We have a diverse group of staff that is team oriented and addresses the physical, spiritual and psychosocial care. We work closely with our physicians to provide the care our patients require

What You Will Do:

Perform basic clinical and non-clinical patient care activities under supervision in assigned area.

  • Aid with entry and exit of patients.
  • Assist patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living.
  • Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff. Document necessary records.
  • Responsible for keeping patient rooms clean and orderly as well as maintaining medical equipment.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Nurse Aide credentialed from the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. CNA certification on the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry with eligibility to work within a hospital setting.

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

For over 170 years, Ascension Wisconsin has been providing rewarding career opportunities at 20 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Nearly 20,000 Ascension Wisconsin associates currently serve in four locations throughout Wisconsin — Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Ministry Healthcare, Columbia St. Mary's, and Affinity Healthcare. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


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.

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