SUMMARY: The Pediatric Care Technician (PCT)/Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) is an unlicensed multi skilled worker who supports both patient care and non patient care activities for the patient. Responsibilities include performing specific nursing tasks and support functions as delegated by a licensed provider while supervised by a Registered Nurse, providing clerical support to the unit staff and physicians, coordinating referrals, and managing the patient medical records.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a High School Diploma/GED. Graduation from a patient care program (i.e. MA, CNA, EMT), or two semesters of a Nursing Program, or two years in a similar role in lieu of patient care program or nursing requirement is required. BLS - Basic Life Support is required within 30 days of hire or transfer into position. CHUC - Cert Health Unit Coord preferred. Minimum six (6) months providing direct patient care is preferred. Ability to work in a team environment and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a timely manner. Medical terminology skills and Bilingual skills preferred.
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, 80 hours per pay period. Night shifts
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.