Job Description

Patient Care Technician - Neuro
Job CategoryAllied Health
ScheduleFull time
Shift3 - Night 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: 

If you are looking for a fast-paced work environment with a variety of professional opportunities, consider a career as a neurology nurse at TMC. As a comprehensive stroke center, accredited epilepsy center, and accredited neurosurgical center, TMC cares for patients with complex neurological/neurosurgical symptoms. The Neurology/Neurosurgical unit is a 30-bed telemetry unit that focuses on caring for patients with neurological disorders and patients who have undergone brain or spinal surgery. The unit houses three epilepsy monitoring suits and is the only unit that has both general status beds as well as a 9-bed neuro intermediate observation (IO) unit. The neuro IO unit focuses on caring for higher acuity neurological patients such as CVA with thrombolytic therapy, patients that require certain medication drips, as well as critical cranial surgeries. As a nurse on the neurology unit, you will be given the opportunity to cross train into to the neuro IO unit as well as have the opportunity to expand your education by earning your Certified Neuroscience Nursing Certification (CNRN).


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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