MD Anderson Cancer Center Patient Care Technician - Clinical Decision "Observation" Unit (Day/Evening) in Houston, Texas
Patient Care Technician (Nursing Assistant) Opportunity in our Clinical Decision "Observation" Unit (Day/Evening)
The Clinical Decision "Observation" Unit is a designated, 16-bed medical unit where adult patients in need of additional monitoring, diagnostic evaluation and/or treatment may be monitored while a clinical decision is being made whether to admit the patient for hospitalization or discharge the patient for further care.
Ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of recent experience working as a Nursing Assistant in an acute care setting. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources. Prefer one year of recent experience working in direct patient care.
Shift is Mid-shift Day / Evening and 26 out of 52 weekends per year.
Provides patient care services as assigned by a registered nurse. Impacts patient comfort and outcome of care.
Salary Range: Minimum - $31,200 - Midpoint - $39,000 Maximum - $46,800
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Acts as member of a multidisciplinary team that identifies and addresses patient care needs. Assists in completion of activities of daily living, mobilization, admit/discharge and obtaining vital signs. Updates and retrieves patient information. Ensures patient environment is maintained in a clean, safe and orderly manner. Acts as part of an assigned care team.
Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred: One year of recent experience working as a Nursing Assistant in an acute care setting.
Preferred: Certified Nursing Assistant
Other Required: Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html .
Requisition ID: 143905
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Day/Evening
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 31,200
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 39,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 46,800
Science Jobs: No