Patient Care Technician

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  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Commonwealth Health - A commitment to caring can be found in the hearts and minds of the physicians, nurses and, many other employees who support patient care at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and clinics. Our organization is built on great people. In turn, we provide these skilled and dedicated caregivers with career opportunities, professional development and, a work environment that creates superior job satisfaction. Opportunities stretch across our hospital, physician network and, emergency medical services in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Join a team that has been committed to caring for the local community for 150 years.

Patient Care Technician (PCT) 7a to 7p ( Telemetry/Med Surg) 0.9 FT 2C/S

In order to give the best patient care, we must be at our best. That’s why we’re committed to providing a range of competitive benefits for your health, family, and future:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Affordable, comprehensive medical plans with two tiers of services
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $5K per year for nursing programs
  • Loan forgiveness of up to $10K per year for 4 years
  • Paid vacation and personal time
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401K plan with Employer match

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high-quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated patient care services in accordance with the PCT’s skills/training and the needs of the Department within the Acute Care Setting.  The PCT works under the clinical direction of the registered nurse (RN).

  • Preferred Education: High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent
  • Required Experience: None
  • Preferred Experience: 1+ years of experience in an acute care setting or currently enrolled in a Nursing Program
  • Preferred Experience: Certified Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Tech.
  • Required CertificationBasic Life Support obtained within 30 days of start date.
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