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Avera PATIENT CARE TECH in Pierre, South Dakota

*Avera St. Mary's Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospital *

Avera Named to Forbes' Best-in-State Employers List**

This position is PRN, which means the hours you work are as needed.

Job Highlights:

  • Provide compassionate patient care in the Med/Surg Department.

Job Duties:

  • Perform duties relative to patient care under the guidance of a registered nurse.

  • Accurately receive, record and deliver messages to nursing staff or appropriate hospital personnel in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and competency to obtain blood glucoses at patient bedside.

  • Perform or assist staff assistants with age appropriate cares, including positioning, lifting, turning, ambulating, transferring and discharging of patients.

  • Monitor area and allow visitors in as appropriate.

  • Assist with restocking supplies and maintaining appropriate work environment.

  • Responsible for keeping patient rooms, nursing unit, utility room, storage areas and hallways neat.

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate or GED required.
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Nursing assistance certification preferred.
  • Obtain certification in Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) within one year of employment.
  • Previous work in a hospital or long term care facility preferred.