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Patient Care Tech

CHI Memorial Chattanooga Chattanooga, Tennessee

The posted compensation range of $15.49 - $21.30 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-331901 Employment Type Part Time Department Cardiac Telemetry Hours/Pay Period 48 Shift Night Weekly Schedule Night Remote No Category Nurse Assistant
CHI Memorial Hospital now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. We offer the following benefits to support you and your family: On-site childcare with extended hours Care@Work premium account for additional support with children pets dependent adults and household needs Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family Paid Time Off (PTO) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Flexible spending accounts Voluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identify Theft Adoption Assistance Tuition Assistance for career growth and development Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs Wellness Program Additional incentives for eligible full time day shift and night shift opportunities

The Patient Care Tech is a multi-skilled non-licensed health care provider who provides direct patient care under the direction of a registered nurse. Applies knowledge of growth and development to perform detailed assignments/interventions. Provides consistent care based on the changing physical and psychosocial needs unique to the patient.

Responsibilities of the Patient Care Tech include but are not limited to the following:

  • Operate the following equipment: Computer automated vital sign machines with recognitions of abnormal vital signs and timely reporting O2 saturation glucose meter intercom telephone patient care equipment required for daily care scales and lifts
  • Basic EKG form monitoring and operation of machine and the recognition of life-threatening dysrhythmias/subsequent care if required by area/ location
  • Perform nursing care and duties delegated by Registered nurses
  • Venipuncture discontinuing INT’s
  • Perform 12 lead EKG based on area/ location
  • Good telephone and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to adapt to changes in health care technology.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • May enter the secured supply rooms to deliver or access supplies equipment necessary to carry out the core functions of their job (oxygen thermometers etc.)



Students ages 16 and 17 can be employed with parental consent as part of High School Health Career Program High School graduate or equivalent.

BLS within 30 days of hire


Students ages 16 and 17 can be employed with parental consent as part of High School Health Career Program High School graduate or equivalent.

Certified Nursing Assistant program graduate with current TN license Certified Patient Care Technician or certified Medical Assistant with active certification

Certified Nursing Assistant with current TN license Certified Patient Care Technician or Certified Medical Assistant with active certification

BLS within 30 days of hire


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