Patient Care Technicians will perform and document nursing care measures to meet the physical needs of patients as directed by the registered nurse. Tasks and expectations include providing hygiene and comfort measures, assisting patients with bathing, oral hygiene, hair care, nail care, shaving, therapeutic measures, etc. PCT's will also perform and document monitoring procedures and observe and report the patient response. This includes obtaining vital signs, weight, emptying drainage collection devices, performing glucose monitoring, etc. PCT's will also maintain safety and security of patients, family members, self, and others by observing safety precautions and promoting a sense of security and well-being.
A Patient Care Technician at Memorial Medical Center means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital the raises the bar for excellence. The MMC environment expects high quality care for patients and PCTs who want to advance learning to ensure they can be the best patient care technician possible. A quality PCT not only understands, but also exhibits, that “care starts with caring.”