Patient Care Technician - Cancer Center 2-2 Breast/Gyn
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 231343
Duke University Hospital
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Patient Care Technician (Breast/GYN/Endocrine Oncology)
Clinic 2-2 Duke Cancer Center
Duke Cancer Center Clinic 2-2 is a multidisciplinary clinic that houses multiple specialties including - Breast Medical Oncology, Breast Surgical Oncology, GYN Medical/Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Medical/Surgical Oncology, and Head & Neck Oncology.
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) is a key member of a multi-disciplinary patient care team, which includes providers, residents, fellows and nurses. The PCT has the skills and knowledge to provide quality, patient-centered care through effective communication with the inter-professional cancer care team.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level:
Performing basic rooming duties with accurate vital signs, weight, height, and Epic rooming activities such as informing the provider and RN of information that was collected
Set up and assist in clinical procedures for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Maintain inventory of supplies and reorder as required
Perform finger sticks for blood glucose, with appropriate training and as directed by RN
Collect, deliver, and conduct routine tests on patient specimens, Clean assigned area, stock and replenish equipment as required
Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures and safety precautions
Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, family, and hospital staff
Experienced preferred but will train the right candidate
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
BLS Certification from the American Heart Association
Preferred certification as an Nursing Assistant (NA1) or Nursing Assistant 2 (NA2)
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