MD Anderson Cancer Center Patient Care Technician - Clinical Decision "Observation" Unit (Day / Evening) in Houston, Texas
Patient Care Technician Opportunity in our Clinical Decision "Observation" Unit
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.
The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent, one year of recent experience in an acute care setting as a Nursing Assistant and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification.
Salary Range: Minimum - $28,800 Midpoint - $36,000 Maximum - $43,200
Provides patient care services as assigned by a registered nurse. Impacts patient comfort and outcome of care.
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.
High school diploma or equivalent. 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: 130172
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: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 28,800
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 43,200