Hackensack Meridian Health

Patient Care Technician - Medical Surgical - F/T Nights

Job ID
Jersey Shore Univ Med Cntr
Job Location
Position Type
Full Time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
Shift Hours
Weekend Work
Every Other Weekend
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
Three of 6


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change. 


A day in the life of a Patient Care Technician at Hackensack Meridian Health includes: 


  • Providing patient care, based on physical, psychosocial, education, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the guests/patients served in assigned service 
  • Providing for effective and safe guest/patients outcomes through practice, judgment and critical actions 
  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient's status and rendered care 
  • Taking self-directed or self-motivated initiative to do more than is expected or required in the job, acting before being required to by events, improving job performance, and/or creating new opportunities 
  • Participating in interdisciplinary collaboration of our patient's plan of care from admission to discharge to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care 
  • Participating in Unit/Department Performance Improvement [PI] activities 


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required 
  • Completion of Meridian Nursing Assistant Program or 
  • Current Certified Nursing Assistant certification or 
  • Current Nursing Student, having completed fundamentals in nursing clinical rotation or 
  • Equivalent bedside nursing experience, such as home health aides, military hospital corpsman or medic or Emergency Medical Technician 
  • Experienced or certified in phlebotomy and checking EKG, vital signs and blood sugar preferred 
  • BLS/CPR certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required 
  • The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care and service based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required. 
  • At least one (1) year PCT or CNA experience in a hospital setting strongly preferred 


If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today! 


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