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Entry Level Patient Care Training Program

Company: HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Patient Care Tech (PCT ) Apprenticeship Program Next Program begins: April 25th Tarrant County May 9th Dallas Medical City Healthcare is proud to provide a paid apprenticeship to individuals who are looking to begin a journey in healthcare as a Patient Care Tech. PCTs are vital to the success of our hospitals, providing support and assistance to our physicians and nurses. As part of the cohort, you will attend school full-time during the week for a duration of 12 weeks. You will also secure a PRN Patient Safety Attendant (PSA) position with Medical City and work one, 12-hour shift per weekend at our Medical City hospitals until you obtain your TX State certification as a Patient Care Tech. The Patient Safety Attendant (PSA) participates in high-quality, patient-centered care by providing continuous observation and monitoring for high risk patients. If you are accepted into the program, your textbooks, supplies, uniform, and tuition will be covered for the 12 week Patient Care Tech (PCT) course. Clinicals will be completed during the holidays at our facilities. Rate of pay during program: $13 per hour while in the PCT Apprenticeship program Position while in program until graduation: Patient Safety Attendant PRN Eligibility:Participants can not have any previous schooling or experience as a CNA, PCT, Tech/Aid, Medical Asst, or similar positions. Not currently enrolled as a student in any other academic or career program Work Schedule: Students will be in class/training during the week, _*full-time.*_(combination of: in-person at El Centro campus or Tarrant Co College campus, and clinicals at a designated MCH hospital) They will be paid for class time and weekend shifts. Students are required to work 1 weekend shift per week as a PSA. Class and training schedule times will vary and include several 12 hour clinical days. Completion of Program: After participants complete the PCT Apprenticeship program and receives their PCT certification, they will apply for a full-time, PCT position at a Medical City hospital location. Pay rate will be $15.00 per hour. Commitment agreement: Required to work as a full-time PCT for 14 months following completion of program. Note: if they do not meet this commitment they will be required to pay back the cost of the education. If candidate leaves between one and seven months, payment of 100% of the program ($5000) will be required. If candidate leaves between 7 and 14 months, payment of 50% of the program ($2,500) will be required. Basic Life Support Position Requirement: BLS is NOT required at point of hire for PCT apprentice program; A BLS certification course will be provided the first week of hire prior to any hospital shifts. If they have their BLS already, they need to provide a copy to HR and program coordinator as verification to not participate in the BLS class. Medical City Healthcare is one of the region's largest, most comprehensive health care providers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and includes 16 hospitals, 8 off-campus emergency rooms, 11 ambulatory surgery centers, more than 4,400 active physicians and 17,000 employees and licensed for 3,424 patient beds. We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and growth opportunities. Our benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Qualifications - External 18 yrs of age High School diploma or equivalent required Basic Life Support (BLS) required - offered during new hire orientation De-Escalation training provided **Job:** **Nursing Support* **Title:** *Entry Level Patient Care Training Program* **Location:** *Texas-Irving-NTX Div- Float Pool* **Requisition ID:** *26913-PCTAPP22022*

Keywords: HCA, Hospital Corporation of America, Irving , Entry Level Patient Care Training Program, Other , Irving, Texas

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