Patient Care Tech/ PACU

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Date posted: 12/09/2019

job description


Patient Care Tech/PCT job, PACU, Full-Time, Nights

We are looking for a Patient Care Tech to join our PACU Team in Albuquerque, NM.

  This full time job is located at     Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center   is New Mexico’s only hospital dedicated exclusively to cardiovascular care, including the State’s only facility to do left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implant, and a cutting-edge hybrid operating room where surgeons can perform advanced surgical services for   Cardiovascular patients.    

Patient Care Tech Job Resposibilities: 

  • The Patient Care Tech performs all duties of the Patient Care Tech as defined by department competencies.

  • Greets patients and escorts them to the exam room. Weighs patients, takes vital signs and patient history, and documents chief complaint.

  • Prepares exam room for next patient and assures supplies are available for exam; may schedule appointments and obtains referral when necessary. 

  • Maintains safety practices according to hospital policy to ensure safe delivery of patient care.

   Patient Care Tech Education and Experience Job Requirements:

  • Minimum: High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
      Desired: Completion of a Medical Assistant, Nurse Tech, or Certified Nursing Assistant program.
  • Experience in Phlebotomy or completion of a Phlebotomy course is preferred
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Desired: Experience in a healthcare setting
  • BLS Required

 Why Lovelace?

  •   American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation     

  •   Chest Pain Center Accreditation by Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care     

  •   American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry- GWTG Silver Performance Award     

  •   Hybrid room finalist for NAIOP Awards of Excellence     



    Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.

  ID: 13494



job facility

Recovery Room - Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center

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