Patient Care Technician - Heart and Vascular Care Unit (HVCU) - 497548



Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Title: Patient Care Technician - Heart and Vascular Care Unit (HVCU)

Department Org: Heart and Vascular Care Unit (HVCU) - 110070

Employee Classification: B1 - Classif'd Full Time AFSCME HSC

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME HSC

Primary Location: HSC H

Shift: 1

Start Time: 6:00 am End Time: 6:30 pm

Posted Salary: $ 17.17

Float: True

Rotate: True

On Call: False

Travel: False

Weekend/Holiday: True

Job Description:

Patient Care Technician facilitates and assists in meeting the needs of the patient. These tasks are to be within the range of responsibilities that the Registered Nurse (RN) can rightfully delegate to an unlicensed patient care provider. The Patient Care Technician (PCT) follows the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Lead/Charge Nurse, the Nursing Director/ Assistant Nursing Director, as well as the House Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. High School graduate or GED equivalent.
2. Will be required to attend and successfully complete the UTMC Healthcare Tech training course and maintain CPR/BLS certification thereafter.
Candidates with a current CPR/BLS certification AND at least one of the following are not required to attend and complete the UTMC Health Tech training course:
- Has successfully passed a State Approved Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam or State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) exam and has an active certification on the applicable state registry at the time of application.
- A recent graduate of an accredited nursing program.
- Candidates with recent equivalent experience who successfully pass the Skill Assessment will not be required to attend and complete the Healthcare Tech course

3. Ability to write legibly, speak articulately, and follow directions accurately.
4. Ability to plan and organize work and to work under supervision. Willingness to accept responsibility for patients in their care when performing delegated functions of this position and to perform delegated duties in accordance with established methods and procedures.
5. Will be required to work some weekends and holidays.
6. May be required to rotate shifts and units.
7. Physical requirements:
a. visual acuity of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 including color vision when applicable;
b. ability to hear (with or without aides)
c. ability to orally communicate
d. good manual dexterity
e. ability to push, pull, roll, and transfer/lift 50 pounds occasionally
f. ability to stand, walk, bend, reach, stoop, kneel frequently; and
h. ability to perform CPR

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the HR Compliance at or 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

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