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Patient Care Tech (PCT, CNA, PCA) - Telemetry

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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital


Torrington, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 1st shift, 40hrs/week, every other weekend every other holiday


*New Hires Eligible For Sign-On Bonus Up To $2,000!*

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut.  

The Telemetry Unit at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 28 bed unit specializing in cardiac monitoring, with a mix of medical surgical patients. It is a fast paced acute care setting with new and exciting learning opportunities and multiple avenues for growth.

CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.


Job Summary

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Patient Care Associate (PCA, CNA, PCT) performs delegated functions as a member of a patient care team to provide a variety of services.  These activities contribute to meeting the health care, safety and comfort needs of patients, and are performed in accordance with all existing regulatory and hospital standards, policies and procedures. 

Responsible for performing a number of routine functions related to the care and well-being of the patients. These responsibilities may include but are not limited to: obtaining and documenting patient information; assisting in daily living activities; lifting, moving and transporting patients; management of drainage bags and associated documentation; providing personal care and feeding assistance as necessary.



  • CPR validation within 3 months of hire
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak English, and perform basic Mathematics
  • Ability to perform physical effort as specified by position physical requirements and occupational exposure form.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Completion or pursuit of education in a related health field (I.E. medical assistant program, EMT certification, nursing, etc.) preferred
  • Previous patient care experience, preferably in a hospital or acute-care setting preferred
  • Certification as a nursing assistant (CNA) or Patient Care Technician (PCT) preferred


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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees— we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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