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Job Title: Patient Care Technician

Company: MidHudson Valley Staffco, LLC

City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY

Category: Nursing Support

Department: Mental Health

Position: Per Diem

Hours: varies

Shift: All Shifts

Req #: 19230

Job Details:

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.