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Company: Tri City Healthcare District
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: January 22, 2023

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Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.

Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community's needs.

Position Summary:

An Advanced Care Technician, or ACT-Float work under the direction of a Registered Nurse, provides basic patient care and comfort measures for assigned patients. These duties are not to exclude other duties that may be assigned. Provides care for infant (0-1 year of age), emergency pediatric (1-13 years of age), and adult (14 years of age and older) populations.

Major Position Responsibilities:

The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

  • Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
  • Provides comfort measures to patients.
  • Provides assistance with patient's daily needs.
  • Assists patients with meals as needed.
  • Records and reports observations to immediate supervisor, including temperature, pulse, weight, and daily input and output.
  • Cleans and prepares medical equipment. Reports condition of equipment.
  • Assists in transporting patients, as necessary.
  • Formula preparation (NICU Department)

    • ACT: 3-6 months previous experience in an acute care facility, preferred.
    • ACT-Float: 1-Year previous experience in an acute care facility, preferred.
    • NICU Department: Minimum 2 years CNA experience, required. Pediatric experience strongly preferred.
    • Basic computer skills, required.
    • Must be able to speak, read and follow instructions in English, required.
    • Knowledge of electronic charting, preferred.
      • One or more of the following is required upon hire:
        • Current California Certified Nurse Assistant Certification, or
        • Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse, or
        • Corpsman (military), or
        • Nursing student that has completed the fundamentals of nursing including initial assessment and taking vitals.
          • Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.
          • NVCI within 90 days of hire or transfer, required (ED, BHU IP & OP and Forensics only)
          • Maintain a minimum of 10 related to work CE from TCMC, or other source annually in lieu of maintaining licensure.

            Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

            *Salary/Hourly Wage range based on experience.

            To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)

            TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Keywords: Tri City Healthcare District, Oceanside , ADVANCED CARE TECHNICIAN, Professions , Oceanside, California

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