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Patient Care Technician - G19W Leukemia Unit - Day/Evenings

Company: MD Anderson Center
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Patient Care Technician (Nursing Assistant) opportunity on G19W Leukemia Unit (Day/Evening)G19W Leukemia is one of three units dedicated to the care of the acute/chronic and remission Leukemia patient. The Leukemia patient is on the receiving end of some novel therapies for the treatment of their respective cancer such as Autologous Chimeric Antigen Receptor-T Cell (CAR-T cells) which has shown great clinical promise and standard/ investigational or consolidation chemotherapies. Nurses are responsible for organizing the care of the patient including the administration of chemotherapy, blood products, electrolyte replacements, monitoring the patient on telemetry and any cardiac drips. The primary nurse is also responsible for working with the primary team towards a successful discharge inclusive of patient and family teaching.Ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and three years recent work experience. May substitute additional education for required experience a one to one basis. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources. Prefer one year of recent experience working in direct patient care.Evening / Night Shift: 3 pm - 11 pm / 11pm - 7am / 7 pm - 7 am and 26 out of 52 weekends per yearPatient Care Technician Salary Range: $34,500 - $43,100 - $51,500SUMMARYFunction: Provides patient care services as assigned by a registered nurse.Scope: Impacts patient comfort and outcome of care.Essential Job Functions Acts as member of a multidisciplinary team that identifies and addresses patient care needs. Assists in completion of activities of daily living, mobilization, admit/discharge and obtaining vital signs. Updates and retrieves patient information. Ensures patient environment is maintained in a clean, safe and orderly manner. Acts as part of an assigned care team.Marginal Job Functions Other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTSEducation Required High school diploma or equivalent. Experience Preferred Experience in an acute care setting as a Nursing Assistant Licensure/Certification Preferred Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Other Required Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources. Refer to the Position Description for specific ADA requirements, and working conditions.It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html.

Keywords: MD Anderson Center, Houston , Patient Care Technician - G19W Leukemia Unit - Day/Evenings, Professions , Houston, Texas

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