Patient Care Assistant I
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Skills / Requirements
The Patient Care Technician (PCT I) is accountable for supporting nursing and medical staff in patient care. The PCT I coordinates activities in outpatient and procedural areas to facilitate smooth patient flow. The PCT I assists in patient data collection and performs select screenings relevant to area/assignment.
High School diploma or equivalent plus technical skills and/or training appropriate to the specialty area.
Nursing/Medical Assistant Certification preferred.
Vision and Hearing Certification within six (6) months as appropriate to the specialty area.
One (1) year healthcare experience preferred.
Computer and/or Key Entry Experience
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Writing/Composing Reports
Bilingual skills preferred
PC, CRT, Medical Terms and Research
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible and Overtime
Minor medical equipment and computer.