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UnityPoint Health Patient Care Technician- Nursing Administration- PRN in Marshalltown, Iowa

PRN; As-Needed

Here’s your opportunity to be a part of something bigger. There’s never been a more exciting time to enter the world of health care and make a different with a career that matters.

It’s especially true here in Marshalltown. The need for caregivers has never been higher as the hospital at UnityPoint Health will soon move to its expanded and beautifully renovated South Campus.

The Patient Care Technician is a member of a multidisciplinary team, responsible for a variety of tasks and services to assist in the provision of care and comfort for patients under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).Reports and records observations and contribute to the efficient functionality of the department.

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

Partners with the RN and other healthcare team members to achieve patient care outcomes and goals of care, as identified in the plan of care.

Performs specific tasks as directed by the RN and other healthcare team members per competency education. Consults and seeks out guidance from RN and/or other healthcare team members, as appropriate and when completing new or unfamiliar tasks or duties

Obtains, records and/or accurately enters data into the EMR, as identified in the PCT Scope of Practice.Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.

Verbally presents factual, concise, and timely information and/or patient care data to the RN, the healthcare team, patients and/or family members in a professional manner.

Sitter: After completion of Crisis Prevention Interventions (CPI) and sitter orientation, may be responsible to observe high risk patients 1:1 for patient safety.


Minimum Requirements

High school graduate or equivalent.

Completion of RN/Education lead training Day within 6 months of hire

This position does not get reported with Direct Care Workers (DCW).

Preferred or Specialized

Completion of a fundamentals course in nursing school or completion of EMT or CNA course


Preferred or Specialized

Six months of clinical experience

Experience or previous EMS experience


Preferred or Specialized

CNA certification

EMT certification

Requisition ID: 2021-92793

Street: 3 S 4th Ave

Name: 2560 Marshalltown

Name: Nursing Administration

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: PRN; As-Needed; Varied Shifts

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