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Columbus Regional Hospital Patient Care Technician - Ortho/Neuro in Columbus, Indiana

What you need to know about this position:

  • Our Orthopedics unit is a 15 bed inpatient nursing unit with an emphasis on wellness and rehabilitation.

  • The patients on this unit are primarily post-surgical orthopedics, GYN and urological populations as well as patients recovering from strokes.

  • As a Patient Care Technician I you play an important role in our patient's experience and safety- you are typically the first face a patient sees when he/she enters the unit and the face he/she sees most frequently.

  • Working with a nurse, you engage with patients through multiple activities including answering call lights and questions, providing assistance with daily living activities and taking vital signs.

  • Our Patient Care Technician I on 5T Ortho/Neuro have an hourly base rate starting at $12.55 and is commensurate with experience and could be eligible for shift differentials and Sunday/holiday premiums.

  • In this position you would be scheduled to work 3 -12 hour Night shifts (36 hours/week, considered full time) with start/end times of 7p-7:30a with a holiday and weekend requirement.

  • With at least 16 hours per week, this position is benefit eligible.

What is required for this position:

  • Upon hire you must have:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Verifiable work experience.

  • Health care-related work experience is preferred.

  • Within 30 days of hire you must have:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association (AHA) required.

(If you do not have it, CRH provides training and time to acquire certification after employment.)

  • This position requires regular standing, is frequently required to walk and push or pull, occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear, and taste or smell. This position must frequently life and/or move greater than 50 lbs.
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