Ascension Health Patient Care Tech (PCT) - Cardiovascular Unit in Jacksonville, Florida

Job ID: 224965

Patient Care Tech (PCT) - Cardiovascular Unit

Jacksonville, Florida

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: PCT - Card

City, State: Jacksonville, FL

Location: SVM-St Vincent's Riverside

Department: Cardiovascular Unit 001

Additional Job Details: PRN, Day, Bi-Weekly

About Us

St. Vincent’s HealthCare, part of Ascension, is a faith-based, not-for-profit health system that has served the people of Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding communities since 1873. From its humble beginning to its current status as a regional healthcare system, St. Vincent’s HealthCare is widely recognized for delivering personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Assists with cardiovascular procedures to analyze, diagnose and treat the cardiovascular system.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patients for procedures. Reviews medical history, positions patients and cleans/shaves/numbs testing sites as appropriate.

  • Interprets, describes and reports test results; recognizes recording errors and artifacts and reacts appropriately.

  • Monitors patient prior to, during and after procedures and promptly reports any abnormal findings in patient's condition.

  • Prepares and maintains equipment, supplies and lab area.

  • Heart & Vascular - Demonstrates proficiency in pulling sheaths and groin management. Understands the possible signs and symptoms of vasovagal reaction, impending hematoma formation and reports to RN immediately.

  • Heart & Vascular - Performs EKG's specimen collections, blood draws, Foley cath insertions and other duties directed by the RN.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Current Florida Department of Health Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) licensure preferred; or National Medical Assistant Certification preferred.

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Technical School

  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing Assistant program, Medical Assistant program, or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program required; Will accept nursing students who have completed Nursing Fundamentals courses in an accredited school of nursing Will accept individuals who have challenged and passed the CNA exam

Work Experience:

  • No experience required.

How To Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking the "Apply Now" button. To apply later, return to the Employment page at www.jaxhealth.com

In addition, you may apply via one of our Employment Kiosks in the following locations:

St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside, adjacent to Human Resources Employment and Employee Relations, Suite 1102 located at 1 Shircliff Way, Jacksonville, FL 32204 or at St. Vincent's Medical Center Southside in Human Resources, Suite 220 located in the Roger Main Building, 2nd floor, 4203 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, FL 32216

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent's Healthcare (SVHC) will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees and students.

Additionally, St Vincent's Healthcare is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web based program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration that supplements the current I-9 eligibility verification process. The program determines whether the information provided by the new hire matches government records and whether the new hire is authorized to work in the United States.