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Bon Secours Mercy Health Patient Care Tech - 5E Acute Care in Richmond, Virginia

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Candidates accepting a Full Time Patient Care Tech/Patient Care Assistant position may be eligible for a $2,500 sign-on bonus! Rules and restrictions apply- ask your recruiter for details.

Patient Care Technician (PCT) – St. Mary's Hospital

Job Summary:

A Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides basic health care and support to patients under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated healthcare professional. As part of our team, the Patient Care Tech (PCT) is responsible for sanitizing and cleaning patients’ rooms, monitoring patients’ health and vital signs as well as assisting patients with basic needs like feeding and grooming.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides basic patient care to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, vital sign measurement, personal care and hygiene, and assists with mobility, including unit-based specialty duties.

  • Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes and/or concerns.

  • Provides high-level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors, and employees.

  • Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care.

  • Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.

  • Performs delegated tasks once competency has been validated.

  • Mobilizes patients using therapeutic transfer techniques which foster independence and safety.

  • Fosters independence by encouraging patients to complete tasks as independently as possible.

  • Individualizes care based on patient's interests and hobbies.


  • None


  • One of the following is required:

  • STNA (State Tested Nurse Aide)

  • CNA (Certified Nurse Aide)

  • Successful completion of nursing aide training program

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)


  • Recent experience in acute care, physician's office, home health/hospice, or long-term care facility, with a preference for the setting in which they are applying (preferred, not required)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Possesses problem-solving skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Engage with staff and patients in a professional manner

  • Ability to be proactive in a rapidly changing environment

Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

S cheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Evenings/Nights (United States of America)


Acute Care - St. Mary's Richmond - 5 East

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at .