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Patient Care Technician

Company: Reno Orthopedic Center
Location: Reno
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Reno Orthopedic CenterImproving lives. Together.Reno Orthopedic Center (ROC) strives to transform musculoskeletal healthcare in our region and we want you to join us as a Patient Care Technician so we can achieve our vision together.Why work for ROC?Our guiding principles of respect, optimism and compassion drive our decisions and actions. We have the region's leading orthopedic specialists, imaging, urgent care, out-patient surgery, and physical therapy to create a seamless approach to care for our patients, as our patients and employees come first. We are physician-owned and committed to providing excellent orthopedic care. For more information about ROC, visit our website at Be a part of our family and contribute to your community in a real and tangible way. But don't just take our word for it; our community and employees voted for us in the Best of Reno Awards and WE WON Best Orthopedic Group, Best Surgery Center, Best Urgent Care Service and Most Innovative Workplace. Apply now to be a part of something fantastic!As a Patient Care Technician, you would be crucial to our mission because you would be responsible for assisting nursing staff with basic care and assisting patients and their families through the surgical process. On any given day, you could help our nursing staff and patients have a streamlined surgical process. If you value respect, optimism, compassion, innovation, and top-notch patient care, you have found your home.What's in it for you?

  • We care about each other as people. We build relationships and connections that extend beyond our time at ROC. We mentor and teach each other and work to help each other with problems that arise.
  • We value work/life balance; we are open Monday-Friday and work during regular business hours and encourage you to take care of what's important to you, while still accomplishing your tasks and caring for our patients.
  • We provide competitive total rewards including salary, benefits, retirement, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • We offer professional development, certification reimbursement and reimbursement for continuing education to ensure you are getting what you want out of your time here.What would you do as a Patient Care Technician?This position focuses its time and effort on the following duties, though others may be required:Serve as a personal contact, provide support and help to alleviate stress for families of surgical patients during the perioperative period.Assist RN in gathering medical history information and vital signs; document in the patient's electronic medical record.Consistently track the patient surgical journey, document patients status in the electronic medical record; alert patient's family of the status of the patient.Observe patient's condition and immediately communicate changes or concerns to RN or nurse manager.Follow emergency procedures including use of CPR if necessary.Assist in stocking department equipment and supplies.Assist clinical staff where necessary.Escort patients out of the building following discharge. Performs other tasks and duties as assigned in an efficient, effective and cost-conscious manner, complying with all ROSC's policies, procedures and regulations.The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and efforts or work conditions associated with the position. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.Note: This position provides direct patient care.Work EnvironmentThis position operates in a clinical environment. Exposure to communicable diseases, biohazards, toxic substances, and similar conditions is possible. The noise level is usually moderate.What do you need to have to be considered?To be successful in this role, you must have the following minimum qualifications:Education/CertificationsHigh School Diploma or GED.Certified Medical Assistant (CCMA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), OR Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification required.Knowledge ofGreat written and verbal communication skills.Must be a people person with focus on high levels of customer service.Excellent organizational abilities with the ability to accomplish a wide variety of tasks independently and collaboratively.Demonstrate competency and compliance with policies and procedures concerning infection control, safety, and HIPAA.ExperienceExperience in people-oriented work or activities with a dedication to providing the best possible experience for patients and families.How can you set yourself apart from other applicants?If you have these preferred qualifications, you would be an ideal candidate:Previous experience in surgery or health related field preferred.How do you apply?Head to, select your location, select the position, and click the blue "Apply" button at the bottom of the page. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation that we have received your application. You will hear from us within 7 days of submitting your application.What else should you know?Reno Orthopedic Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination based on any protected status.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily and in compliance with all federal requirements, state requirements, and established policies and procedures. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disability to perform the essential job functions.ROC participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet-based system that compares the information you provide on the Form I-9 with information from the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security records.For any questions about Reno Orthopedic Center or this position, contact us at (775) 786-3040 or Considering moving here? Check out the following links:

Keywords: Reno Orthopedic Center, Reno , Patient Care Technician, Professions , Reno, Nevada

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