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Wellforce Patient Care Technician in Melrose, Massachusetts

Sign-on bonus up to $5,000*

The Patient Care Technician is responsible for direct care of patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Adheres to policies, procedures and standards of practice as established by MelroseWakefield Healthcare. Supports the flow of care on the unit and performs unit secretary duties as assigned. Provides direct care for patients including, but not limited to, personal hygiene, elimination, catheter care, vital signs, and skin care and mobility activities. Documents according to procedure. Sets up equipment for and/or assists physicians/clinicians with treatments, dressings, tests, etc., as assigned. Performs 12 lead EKG.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

EDUCATION:

High school graduate or equivalent; ability to read, write and comprehend medical terminology. Successful completion of a certified patient care/clinical associate/certified nursing assistant or equivalent course.

Current BCLS required.

EXPERIENCE:

Experience in health-care and nursing services experience preferred. Will train on the job if needed.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work with detailed, confidential material, computer experience required.

*Sign-on bonus will apply to offers accepted by 2/11/2022

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