BJC Healthcare Patient Care Technician, Geriatric Psych, Full Time in Alton, Illinois
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Alton Memorial Hospital, in Illinois is a full-service acute-care hospital services patients in a seven county area. Alton Memorial offer inpatient and outpatient services including surgery, imaging, rehabilitation and 24-hour emergency care.
Alton Memorial Hospital's Geriatric Psychiatric Unit is a 20-bed behavioral health unit designated to serve the needs of older adults, 65 years or older, who have a mental illness.
Provides direct patient care, under the direction and supervision of a licensed professional nurse. May also provide clerical duties supporting the patient care team.
Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment.
Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports changes in patient status to the nurse.
Assists nurse with patient and family education.
Ensures availability of supplies and equipment.
Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning.
- High School Diploma or GED
- No Experience
- No Experience
Licenses & Certifications
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Clinical - DirectSkills
Direct Patient Care - 1 year or more
Hospital Setting - 1 year or more
Behavioral/Mental Health - 1 year or more
Patient Care Technician (PCT) - Less than 1 year
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - Less than 1 year
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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