Patient Care Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant/Emergency Medical Technician - Heart and Vascular Center - Cardiology Clinic
Sign-On Bonus Available
Job ID: R0043193 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
$4,000 sign-on bonus for qualified candidates with one-year work commitment to UVA Health.

Performs a variety of patient care and administrative support functions under the supervision of a Healthcare provider (physician, advanced practice provider, or RN designee) in an ambulatory setting in accordance with policy, procedure, and competency to promote patient health and wellness.
  • Assists in ensuring effective and efficient operations while maintaining consistent and accurate communication with team members, providers, and patients.
  • Assists with data collection for physical, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions of patients according to professional practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.
  • Organizes and prioritizes daily work assignments to support patient needs, the interdisciplinary team, and operational efficiency.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Performs administrative support functions.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care.
  • Reinforces patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient through approved educational materials or written instructions.
  • Assists patients with care as needed for optimal health.
  • Provides clinical support to licensed healthcare professionals during examinations and procedures.
  • Performs administrative support responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care. Recognizes the importance of time-sensitive issues.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others according to departmental policy.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $15.37 - $23.82 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:
  • High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience:
  • No experience required.

Licensure:
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.
  • Certified to practice as a Nurse Aide in the Commonwealth of Virginia and must meet one of the following criteria (required):
    • Successful completion of the UVA PCT Education Program or successful completion of another PCT education program that has been approved by NPDS.
    • Documented proof of at least 1 year of recent (within past 2 years) experience in a similar PCT role from an outside institution. Candidate must successfully complete a written exam and must successfully demonstrate clinical skills during 6-month probationary period.
    • Passage of a nationally recognized and accredited PCT certification exam (example: National Healthcareer Association – C-PCT). Present certificate as verification.
  • Or must meet one of the following criteria (required):
    • Currently enrolled student nurses who have successfully completed the Medical/Surgical Clinical Experience and Didactic are exempt from the Certified Nurse Aide requirement.
    • EMT or above certification. Candidate will complete the UVA PCT Course within 6-month probationary period.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires frequently bending/stooping and driving (Home Health Aide only). Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs and >100 lbs (Home Health Aide only). May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.



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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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