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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees 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.
For more than 75 years, Windham Hospital has treated patients with the latest high-tech equipment, operated by some of the most skilled and compassionate medical professionals available. We seek to meet the total healthcare needs of people from throughout Northeastern Connecticut. Our staff members are proud to live and work in this area, and are committed to providing quality healthcare to our community.
On the Shea unit, our team of professionals provides skilled, compassionate care to our patients in a specialized, multi-level, inpatient unit. Our main 30-bed medical-surgical and telemetry unit is the core of our department with additional beds for step-down/PCU and orthopedic patients. We are a collaborative, multidisciplinary care team who are proud to serve our community.
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs delegated functions while considering the age-specific needs of the patient. The PCT assists in meeting the healthcare, safety, and comfort needs of the patients in accordance with the existing regulatory and
hospital standards, policies, and procedures. They are a contributing member of the healthcare team, working to assist the patient in achieving established care outcomes.
Model quality patient/customer service by demonstrating a willingness to serve all customers at all times. Maintain awareness of patient needs while utilizing tact, discretion, and compassion in responding to those needs.
Assist patients with activities of daily living and record in the medical record.
Obtain and record vital signs, blood glucose, EKGs, and patient intake/output while reporting any abnormal findings to the Registered Nurse.
High school graduate or equivalent required
Completion of certified nursing training program; or experience as home health aide; or enrolled in nursing program; or experience in or enrolled in a patient facing (clinical) vocation/field
BLS certification required or completion within the first three months of employment.
Previous patient care experience preferred. Experience using medical terminology preferred.
Certified Nurses Aid Certification OR presently enrolled in a Registered Nurse or other healthcare professional program with one semester of clinical rotation completed. Other healthcare certifications such as Medical Assistant, LPN, EMT, or similar will be considered.
We take great care of careers
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.