Patient Care Technician - Weekend Night Shift
Shepherd Center

Atlanta, Georgia

This job has expired.


Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions.

Join us in our mission to help people with a temporary or permanent disability, rebuild their lives with hope, independence and dignity, advocating for their full inclusion in all aspects of community life.

At Shepherd Center, you'll discover a diverse and inclusive environment, enlightened leadership, a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect. If you are seeking career advancement, continuing education opportunities coupled with a welcoming and fun workplace, competitive compensation and employment benefits, visit our careers page to explore current openings.

Why Shepherd Center
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Shepherd Center which is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 BEST rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. Shepherd is the only rehabilitation facility in the nation with an intensive care unit and medical components on-stie, allowing us to begin the rehabilitation process sooner than other rehabilitation hospitals.

Our organization offers a full range of clinical specialties. Our Patient Care Technicians (PCT) have the opportunity to work in an inpatient hospital setting with set schedules. Our on-site education and in-service opportunities make it possible for you to expand your professional knowledge and skills.

We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all departments, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Shepherd Center, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

What You'll Be Doing

At Shepherd Center, our expert clinicians help patients get the most out of rehabilitation. In fact, our patients are more independent and have better outcomes than the national average. As a PCT at Shepherd, you will be part of an amazing team committed to helping people with a temporary or permanent disability caused by injury or disease, rebuild their lives with hope, independence and dignity, advocating for their full inclusion in all aspects of community life. Our nursing care model combines relationship-based care with and evidence-based approach. This allows for a stronger connection between patient and caregiver, and a more individualized, appropriate type of care.

The Patient Care Technician PCT provides basic care to patients, performing all job functions in an ethical manner and ensuring patient safety, privacy, dignity, and confidentiality. This role also provides daily comfort measures and interactions with patients to create a positive care environment and experience. The PCT coordinates patient care with the Registered Nurse (RN), including effectively observing and communicating changes in patients' conditions to the RN and responding appropriately to emergency situations.

Department

Inpatient Spinal Cord Injury or Traumatic Brain Injury

Hours/Pay Period

72 hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule Details

  • 12-hour shifts
  • Saturday, Sunday 7pm to 7am plus 1 weekday shift
  • Set schedule
Benefits Eligible

Yes

Required Minimum Education

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Required Minimum Certification

No professional certifications required.

Required Minimum Experience

One (1) year hospital or long-term care experience preferred; or nursing school students with one (1) semester of clinical instruction, LPN, or equivalent experience.

Required Minimum Skills
  • Must be available to work weekend shifts.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to take exceptional care of patients by providing multi-skilled direct patient care as delegated by the RN.
  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude.
  • Takes responsibility for growing professionally and seek opportunities for improving skills.
  • Communicates effectively using timely verbal, non-verbal and written communication.
  • Willingly adapts to changing work demands and work environment.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills and makes sound judgments to monitor and respond to patient needs or changes in condition.
  • Maintain congenial working relationships with RNs and others.
  • Completes orientation and initial assessment of competency successfully by determined due date.
  • Completes mandatory education and annual competency assessment requirements by determined due date.
Preferred Qualifications

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA preferred.

Physical Demands
  • Uses body, tools, or special devices to safely, effectively, and efficiently to move, guide, or place patients. Involves some latitude for judgement with regard to precision attained and the selection of what adaptive device(s) to utilize.
  • Ability to transfer and position patients, consistent with lifting up to 35 lbs.
Working Conditions
  • Normal patient care environment.
  • Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids.
  • Some potential exposure to infectious viruses.
REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
REQUIRED MINIMUM CERTIFICATION
  • No professional certifications required. Certified Nursing Assistant CNA preferred.
REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • One (1) year hospital or long term care experience preferred; or nursing school students with one (1) semester of clinical instruction, LPN, or equivalent experience.
REQUIRED MINIMUM SKILLS
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to take exceptional care of patients by providing multi-skilled direct patient care as delegated by the RN.
  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude.
  • Takes responsibility for growing professionally and seek opportunities for improving skills.
  • Communicates effectively using timely verbal, non-verbal and written communication.
  • Willingly adapts to changing work demands and work environment.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills and makes sound judgments to monitor and respond to patient needs or changes in condition.
  • Maintain congenial working relationships with RNs and others.
  • Completes orientation and initial assessment of competency successfully by determined due date.
  • Completes mandatory education and annual competency assessment requirements by determined due date.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Certified Nursing Assistant CNA
  • Previous experience with patients with SCI, TBI, and/or mental health preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Ability to transfer and position patients, consistent with lifting up to 35 lbs.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Normal patient care environment.
  • Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


This job has expired.

Get Hired Faster

Subscribe to job alerts and upload your resume!

*By registering with our site, you agree to our
Terms and Privacy Policy.

More Health and Safety jobs


Veterinary Emergency Group
Santa Monica, California
$26.50 - $47.00 per hour
Posted about 2 hours ago
Veterinary Emergency Group
Boulder, Colorado
Posted about 2 hours ago
Veterinary Emergency Group
Anaheim, California
$18.00 - $24.00 per hour
Posted about 2 hours ago
View Health and Safety jobs ยป