PCT Trainee Program – Richmond

Bon Secours, Richmond, VA 23226, Openings : 1,
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Job Description : With a legacy that spans over 150 years, Bon Secours is a network that is dedicated to providing excellent care through exceptional people. At every level, everyone on our teams have embraced the call to provide compassionate care. Here, you can work with others who share common values, and use your skills to help extend care to all of our communities.

Apply today to join our Patient Care Tech trainee program and support one of our Richmond, VA hospitals. Associates who accept Patient Care Tech trainee positions will be paid to go through a four week training program to become a PCT in our hospital. Once a candidate has successfully finished the program and competencies, they are promoted to a PCT to provide direct care to patients.

The Patient Care Tech Trainee provides direct patient care under the guidance and oversight of the Registered Nurse or designated health care professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and within the policies, procedures, and guidelines of Bon Secours Mercy Health. The Patient Care Tech Trainee program is a temporary nurse aid training program that enhances working clinical experience.

Please Note: Must have availability during the day to participate in training program, typically between 7am-4:30pm

Essential Job Functions Under direction of a designated preceptor, supports in the application of the nursing process:
  • Provides basic patient care to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, vital sign measurement, personal care and hygiene, and assists with mobility, including unit-based specialty duties.
  • Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes and/or concerns.
  • Provides high-level customer service to all patients, patients family, visitors, and employees.
  • Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care.
  • Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.
  • Performs delegated tasks with oversight to gain training on competency aligning with education.


Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care

Work Experience

Recent experience in a healthcare environment, with a preference for the setting in which they are applying (preferred, not required)

Working Conditions

  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
  • May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
  • May be required to use physical restraints
May be exposed to adverse weather conditions cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.
  • May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
  • May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids
  • May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials
  • May have periods of constant interruptions
General office environment Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel
  • Prolonged periods of working alone
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.
  • Neonates (0-4 weeks)
  • Infant (1-12 months)
  • Pediatrics (1-12 years)
  • Adolescents (13-17 years)
  • Adults (18-64 years)
  • Geriatrics (65 years and older)
Not applicable to this position

Physical Requirements

Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.) 34-66% Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 67-100% Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66% Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 34-66% Stoop/Kneel 34-66% Crawling 1-33% Climbing 1-33% Balance 34-66% Bending 67-100% Sitting 34-66% Walking 67-100%
Standing 67-100%

Additional Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
  • Perform shift work
  • Maneuver weight of patients
  • Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder
  • Reach above shoulder
  • Repetitive arm/hand movements
  • Finger Dexterity
  • Color Vision
  • Acuity – far
  • Acuity – near
  • Depth perception
  • Use of latex products
  • Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts
  • Exposure to dust/fumes
  • Exposure to potential electrical shock
  • Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
  • Exposure to high pitched noises
  • Gaseous risk exposure
Other: Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with: Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans Prescription drug coverage Flexible spending accounts Life insurance w/AD&ampD Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible Paid time off Educational Assistance And much more
  • Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia Petersburg, Virginia and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-12 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here