PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (PCT) - Fresenius Medical Care (Hammond, LA)
Posted: Monday, January 7, 2013 10:17 AM
The position provides direct patient care that regularly involves heavy lifting and moving of patients, and assisting with ambulation. Equipment aids and/or coworkers may provide assistance. This position requires frequent, prolonged periods of standing and the employee must be able to bend over. The employee may occasionally be required to move, with assistance, machines and equipment of up to 200 lbs., and may lift chemical and water solutions of up to 30 lbs. up as high as 5 feet. There is a two-person assist program and "material assist" devices for the heavier items. EDUCATION: Center for Medicaid/Medicare Services (CMS)-approved state and/or national certification or High School diploma or G.E.D. Must meet certification requirements within the required state or CMS timeline. All appropriate state licensure, education and training (if any) required. EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS: Previous patient care experience in a hospital setting or related facility preferred. Employees have to meet the necessary requirements of Ishihara''s Color Blindness test as a condition of employment. Continued employment is dependent on successful completion of the FMCNA dialysis training program and successful completion of CPR certification.
• Location: Baton Rouge
• Post ID: 7497918 batonrouge