Under the supervision and/or direction of the Registered Nurse, the Patient Care Tech I performs various direct patient care activities in accordance with the Nursing Department policies and procedures. The Patient Care Tech I is able to assist with the care of hospitalized patients. The Patient Care Tech I may be assigned other functions in accordance with hospital/department policies, procedures, and protocols.
High school diploma or equivalent; certificate of completion from an approved Nurse Assistant training program or two (2) years prior experience as Nurse Assistant in another health care facility; or proof of acceptance into an approved LVN program.
Six (6) months experience in a hospital preferred.
AHA BLS certification within two (2) weeks of employment
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.