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Patient Care Tech Associate

University of Michigan

Job Description

Summary

Assist in the delivery of direct patient care under the supervision of a professional nurse. Supports operational functions in the PACU/Preop at the East Ann Arbor Surgery Center. Assists in obtaining and caring for equipment. Helps maintain a safe and clean environment. 

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Responsibilities*

  • Assist in patient admission and discharge procedures.
  • Obtain and record vital signs. Assist in preparing patients for surgery.
  • Assist with preparing patients for discharge.
  • Assist with maintaining unit stock. Work in MiChart.
  • Adheres to high standards of teamwork by demonstrating adaptability and flexibility.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member are crucial, as well as being highly motivated and organized, with a strong desire to learn.
  • Effective time management, as well as excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Candidate will demonstrate excellent customer service skills as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Works well with minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Complete annual mandatory competencies. 

Required Qualifications*

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent, ability to read and write,  and one of the following:

    • Junior status in an accredited BSN program
    • 2nd year in accredited ADN program
    • a minimum 1-year recent experience in an unlicensed assistive role in a patient care setting, such as nurse aide in a hospital setting
    • a minimum two years experience in in an unlicensed assistive role in a patient care setting in a nursing home or other health care environment
  • ?Progressive knowledge in methods, procedures, materials and equipment of designated area is necessary.

Desired Qualifications*

Previous experience in an ambulatory care clinical setting or Preop/PACU. 

Work Schedule

This is a 36-hour position (0.9 FTE). Start times 8am, 3-12 hour shifts, various days, Monday- Saturday. 

Work Locations

Location: This is a multi-unit PCT position, which involves staffing assignments at East Ann Arbor Surgery Center and Kellogg Eye Center.  The home unit will be East Ann Arbor Surgery Center however staffing at Kellogg Eye Center may include staffing up to 50% of appointment.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including one booster when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely and temporary workers.   More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

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