Schedule: Full-Time, 8:00am-4:30pm
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs patient care tasks and duties which do not require a license. PCT’ is a trained member of the unit based team who supports the on-going delivery of care as identified by the multidisciplinary patient management team in The Myeloma Institute (TMI).
TMI is recognized both nationally and internationally for its leadership in the treatment of multiple myeloma and other cancers of the bone marrow responsive to stem cell transplantation. The myeloma program at UAMS is unique as it provides this highly specialized care in the Outpatient setting. Many of these patients, if seen elsewhere, would be admitted to an Inpatient unit, sometimes for periods of months. The program has provided over 10,000 stem cell transplants since its start. The TMI program includes a 30 bed Inpatient unit (F7 – Stem Cell Transplant), located in hospital, 7th floor, and an Outpatient Infusion and Transplant Clinic located on the 4th floor of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) is a trained member of the unit based team who supports the on-going delivery of care as identified by the multidisciplinary Patient Management Team. The PCT works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse(s). and performs tasks and duties which do not require a license, professional judgment or intervention. The PCT must pass the required competencies. The PCT works within the Department of Nursing standards. The PCT adheres to UAMS clinical programs, policies, procedures and standards and guest care guidelines.
Hourly Rate Range - $11.36--$12.68 ($23,629--$26,374 annually)
Shift Differential - 14%
Weekend Differential - 10%
Required: High School Diploma/GED, CPR Certification (BCLS) within 3 months of hire, successful completion of patient care technician course within 3 months of hire. Must have excellent communication skills, ability to follow oral instructions, basic computer skills, strong work ethics and accountability. Must be able to lift 100 lbs. to waist height.
Preferred: Certification as a nursing assistant or military corpsman, Patient care experience in acute care setting.
All (SELECTED) applicants are subject to an online reference check before their application can be forwarded to the manager for an interview request. Please be sure to a have a valid email address on your application to get started with the online reference check. Please allow 1-2 business days to receive the email.
All new Patient Care Technicians are required to complete 5 weeks of training Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM after being hired.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.