BJC Healthcare Patient Care Technician, Colo-rectal/Urology Ambulatory Care, Full Time in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Gastrointestinal surgery provides care for colon/rectal patients with a comprehensive approach to the treatment of diseases of the colon and rectum, utilizing both surgical and non-operative techniques. The unit's multidisciplinary team consists of nurses, enterostomal therapists, physicians and chaplains working to exceed patients' needs. Urology surgery provides care to patients with infections, renal stones, ileoconduits, nephrostomy tubes and stents. Nurses also care for prostatectomy and nephroctomy patients.

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Role Purpose

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.

Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • No Experience

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Preferred Requirements

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

  • CNA

Clinical - DirectSkills

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - 1 year or more

  • Patient Care Technician (PCT) - 1 year or more

  • Direct Patient Care - 1 year or more

  • Hospital Setting - 1 year or more

Benefits Statement

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

Legal Statement

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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