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Patient Care Technician

Cape Cod Healthcare

Hyannis, MA
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Job Details

Cape Cod Healthcare

Department: Med/Surg I
Schedule: 16 Hours per week
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 32PP, 7a-3p, rot weekends, occ holidays
Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod.  With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs.  We are currently seeking a dedicated Patient Care Technician to join our team at Falmouth Hospital.


Cape Cod Healthcare offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits packages, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid time off.



Responsible for EKG's, phlebotomy, gluco scans, suctioning, and the collection of sputum by means of suctioning.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Must be courteous to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Takes and records patients' vital signs. Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages.

Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.

Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge.

Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection, and notes time and amount on patients' charts.

Assembles and uses such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers.

Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing and performs routine laboratory tests on samples.

Sterilizes equipment and supplies.

Prepares or examines food trays for prescribed diet and feeds patients. Records food and fluid intake and output.

Bathes, dresses, and assists patients in walking and turning.

Cleans rooms, makes beds, and answers patients' calls.

Washes and dresses bodies of deceased persons.

Assists in delivery, care, and feeding of infants.

Inventories and requisitions supplies.

Performs tracheotomy care, colostomy care, woun care and dressing changes.

Demonstrates through clinical practice the use of universal precautions, understands the OSHA Blood-borne Pathogens Standards.

Demonstrates a thorough knowledge and/or practice in the prevention of TB transmission and adheres to all other infection control policies.

Must wear facility provided identification badge at all times.


QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform such essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



High School diploma or equivalent.  CNA. 

6 months experience in a health care setting

Reads, writes, understands English

Must have taken the EKG course.





HR Use Only: MSTR

Zip Code: 02601
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