Job Title: Patient Care Technician
Company: MidHudson Regional Hospital
City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY
Category: Nursing Support
Department: Mental Health
Position: Full Time
Shift: Night - 12 hour shift
Req #: 26638
Posted Date: Aug 30, 2021
The Patient Care Technician has the basic knowledge of patient care needs and skills to safely and competently carry out assigned basic patient care tasks and in compliance with Mid-Hudson Valley Staffco, LLC policies and procedures. The Patient Care Technician works under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. Accepts responsibility for completing all assigned tasks. Must be able to ambulate, lift and transfer patients as essential functions of position. Experience Minimum of 1 year recent experience in similar setting or behavioral health setting preferred and demonstrated competency in all skills. Education and Training: High school diploma or GED. License, Certification and Registration: BLS certified. Certified Nursing Assistant required or A minimum of 2 years recent experience with a similar patient population. A nursing student having completed 1 clinical rotation. Other Requirements: Demonstrated written, verbal and mathematical skills consistent with high school graduate. Ability to communicate and interact appropriately with individuals at all levels, including patients, family members, and staff.
MidHudson Regional Hospital
MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY, is home to the mid-Hudson Valley’s most advanced healthcare services. This 243-bed facility cares for more than 10,000 inpatients annually while performing an additional 325,000 outpatient procedures each year. MidHudson Regional Hospital operates the area’s only Level II trauma center, is home to the Redl Center for Cancer Care and Center for Robotic Surgery, and is a destination hospital for patients with serious illnesses and injuries.