[Full-time] Patient Care Technician; Med/Surg/Tele; PRN at BJC HealthCare

Location: Illinois

    Job ID: 1183602
    Employment Status: PRN
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
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    Built in a natural setting in Shiloh, Illinois, Memorial Hospital East is a 207,212 square foot hospital offering a complete line of services for our patients, visitors, and the community.As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital East provides employment for more than 450 people.
    Facts at a Glance:
    • Private Patient Suites: 94
    • Intensive Care Unit Beds: 6
    • Surgical Suites: 4
    • Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum (LDRP) Rooms: 16
    • C-Section Rooms: 2
    • Medical/Surgical Rooms: 72
    • Emergency Department Treatment Rooms: 6
    • Observation Rooms: 6
    • Cardiac Cath Labs: 2
    • MRI: 1
    • CT: 1
    • General Radiology Suites: 2
    • Ultrasound: 2
    • Nuclear Medicine Suite: 1
    • Medical Staff: 294
    • Allied Health Professional Staff: 80

    The Med Surg 5th Floor provides nursing care for adult medical/surgical/telemetry patients. Cares for patients pre and post cardiac catheterizations, surgical patients, percutaneous transluminal coronary (PTCA) and vascular intervention, respiratory problems, and renal patients. It also cares for patients who have new tracheostomies placed during hospitalizations.

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    Role Purpose

    Provides direct patient care to support the licensed professional nurses responsible for a team of patients to ensure a safe environment for patients by reducing risk of harm. Collects vital information on the patient and reports such to the RN which contributes to the overall assessment of each patient and any changes to a patient’s condition.


  • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Administers or assists patients with ADL, performs VS, I&O, fall and pressure ulcer prevention measures, foley care, phlebotomy, or point of care testing as requested.
  • Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports changes in patient status to the nurse.
  • Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all patient care activities provided.
  • Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each patient’s needs.
  • Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning, as well as acting as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience

  • No Experience

  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Certified Nurse Assistant

  • Clinical – Direct Skills

  • Direct Patient Care – Less than 1 year
  • Hospital Setting – Less than 1 year
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) – Less than 1 year

  • Additional Job Information

  • PRN Schedule –
  • Non-Benefit Eligible –
  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    • 401(k) plan
    • Tuition Assistance
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    • On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
    • Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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