Patient Care Technician Senior - Surg PreAdmit Screen Job in San Antonio
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills(CSRH-WH) is a 150-bed hospital serving the fastest growing area of San Antonio. Specialized care includes orthopedic and surgical services, ICU, women’s services, a newborn nursery, comprehensive cardiovascular care from diagnostics to open heart surgery, vascular lab, sleep center, emergency services, the CHRISTUS Weight Loss Institute, wound care, rehabilitation, and more. The campus also boasts an Outpatient Imaging Center and three medical plazas, one of which houses our CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency Program and CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Family Health Center.
The Patient Care Tech II works with the RN’s in the unit to provide care to patients. They have special skills beyond those of a Patient Care Assistant. For example, they can perform venipuncture, dress wounds, removal staples and sutures, and measure peak expiratory flow rate.
High school diploma or GED is required.
Completion of one of the following educational programs is required:
Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant program OR
Successful completion of a Medical Assistance program OR
Successful completion of a Basic EMT program (Intermediate EMT or Paramedic, preferred)
One year of patient care experience in an acute care hospital or EMT field/Emergency Care setting required.
Current CPR certification is required.
Current certification as a Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, or EMT preferred