Job Description

Patient Care Technician - CDU/Observation
Job CategoryAllied Health
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

Tucson Medical Center (TMC) is Tucson’s only non-profit community owned hospital. Employees choose to work at TMC because of our of integrity, community, dedication, and compassion which we show through the exceptional care we provide to our patients and our community. Our passion for caring for the Tucson community has expanded over the last to include community partnerships, new medical specialties, and medical clinics to further provide the care our community deserves.

Why Join Tucson Medical Center?

We don’t only care for our patients, we care for our TMC family too. As a member of our family you can expect to enjoy a wide variety of benefits. In addition to all the benefits you would expect from a leading medical facility (medical, dental, vision, 401K with match) we also provide:

  • Family Style Atmosphere with a Supportive Team 
  • Competitive Pay
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health and Wellness Coaching
  • Extensive Onsite Gym for $12.00 a Month

Unit Information: 

Tucson Medical Center is currently seeking medical professionals to work on our new, 18 bed observation unit. This unit is needed when the Emergency Department treatment is not able to improve the patient’s condition for discharge and transfer to the observation unit is necessary for ongoing treatment and stabilization requiring reassessment for discharge or hospital admission.   The registered nurses on the unit will be responsible for carrying out the nursing process:  including assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, evaluation, documentation and time management.  A nurse on Observation is responsible for the care of general patients that do not meet inpatient admission criteria, these patients must be 18 years or older, clinically and psychologically stable. 

Requirements:

Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. 

Experience :  Six (6) months of patient care experience, preferably in an acute care setting; or no experience if completed one semester of clinicals in an accredited A.D.N. nursing program, or completed two semesters of clinicals in an accredited BSN nursing program, or completed an EMT program, or completed an Medical Assistant (MA) program, or completed a Patient Care Tech (PCT) program, or completed a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program, or part of internal TMCH PCT Training Program.

Licensure or certification :  Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.  Additional certifications may be required per department.

Nurse Technician:

Completion of student Med/Surg clinical rotation.  Maintains professional growth and development through a minimum of 12 hours annual in-services.

  • BSN students - eligible the summer before their last two or three semesters in nursing school, depending on the graduation date.
  • ADN students - eligible the 3rd semester or between 3rd and 4th semester depending on the program.

Performs expanded nursing procedures specified in skills list.

Application Instructions

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