Catholic Health Initiatives Patiet Care Technician - Med/Surg Skiff Medical Center 24 hrs/wk (Nights) in NEWTON, Iowa

Patiet Care Technician - Med/Surg Skiff Medical Center 24 hrs/wk (Nights)


JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision and direction of the staff nurse, assists patients with activities of daily living, provides patients with basic nursing care. Assists in maintaining a safe, clean environment in accordance with established methods and procedures of Skiff Medical Center.


  • Participates as an active member of health care team.

  • Provides/assists with personal care and activities of daily living.

  • Assists with admission, discharge and transfer of patients to and from the unit.

  • Measures and records heights, weights, intakes and outputs, and appetites as directed.

  • Obtains vitals and blood glucose readings as directed.

  • Maintains an awareness of personal and patient safety when performing all duties.

  • Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development.

  • Attends at least 80% of the unit meetings, reads 100% of unit meeting notes, attends the majority of Town Hall meetings, and attends all mandatory in-services.

  • Demonstrates appropriate attitude and interest in work by maintaining acceptable work habits and behaviors.

  • Demonstrates commitment to customer service and the Standards of Behavior.

  • Demonstrates ability to establish priorities and organize effectively.



  • Ability to read, write, and follow written and oral instruction in English.

  • Ability to comprehend basic medical terminology and perform basic math skills.

  • Ability to operate a computer efficiently.

  • Maintains BCLS certification at health care provider level and Mandatory Reporting.

  • Listed with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals Direct Care Worker Registry with eligible ID number.

  • Minimal age of 18 years.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Completion of 75-hour certified nurse aide course required.

  • Completion of 150-hour advanced certified nurse aide course preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Prior experience as PCT or CNA is helpful.

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule 7p-7:30a

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Every Third

Req ID: 2018-R0169246

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.