Patient Care Technician I

Craven Regional Medical Center

New Bern, NC 28560

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

**About CarolinaEast Medical Center**

CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate

care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health

system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a complete

complement of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest

technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,500 dedicated team

members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning

four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that

connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at

larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel

throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits

package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus

and part time employees.

**Job Summary: **The Patient Care Technician I assists the nursing staff

by performing assigned duties for patients and staff under the direct

supervision of a registered nurse. The Patient Care Tech I duties

include but are not limited to secretarial functions and NA I skills.

**Minimum Requirements: **High school graduate or equivalency required.

Nurses Aide I certificate listed with the North Carolina Division of

Facilities Services. Some understanding of medical terminology. At least

one year of experience in an acute care setting, either as a unit

secretary or as a Nurses Aide I preferred. Ability to organize

confidential clerical responsibilities and patient care, maintaining

workflow despite interruptions and changing priorities. Ability to

relate effectively to patients, their families, physicians, staff, and

all others using proper channels of communication. Must be able to

demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care

appropriate to the age of the patients served on the nursing unit(s).

The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth

and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess

data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate

information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to

his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described

in the unit's/area's/ department's policies and procedures. Maintains

current BLS certification.

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