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UnityPoint Health Patient Care Technician-Resource Float Pool in Dubuque, Iowa

Sign-On Bonus: $3,000 for qualifying applicants!

We are currently looking for a Patient Care Tech to join our Resource Float department. We currently have full-time/part-time or PRN hours available. Shifts would be days, evenings or nights. There is a holiday and a every other weekend rotation.

As part of the Resource Float department staff will float to 4 Med/Surg, 5 Med/Surg, 5 North, Acute Rehab, ICU, Behavioral Health, and, on rare occasion, may assist in the Emergency Dept. and the Pain Clinic. If you are someone looking for a variety, this is the department for you!

Under the supervision of an RN, the Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides direct patient care. Performs procedures for patients and provides technical services and support. Successful performance contributes to a holistic approach to the delivery of services, improved patient care, and a high level of satisfaction from patients and families. The PCT also provides visual monitoring of Telesitter patients to ensure patient safety.

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

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Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living.

  • Answers patient call lights.

  • Assists with simple procedures as defined in work area

  • Takes and records vital signs and weights.

  • Monitors and records intake and output.

  • Transports patients, equipment, supplies, and specimens including transport of patients with traction.

  • Views and possesses knowledge of Telesitter monitors and related equipment.

  • Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly and safe environment.

  • Performs procedures specific to the assigned area.

  • Utilizes a holistic approach (considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned service area.

  • Obtains adequate blood specimens as defined in work area.

  • Labels all specimens in accordance with standards.

  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service.

  • Balances team and individual responsibilities, objective and open to other’s views, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to positive team goals, puts success of team above own interest.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


· Successful completion of Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) program with active registration on Iowa Direct Care Registry

· OR at least at a junior level in an accredited BSN program


Previous healthcare experience


Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or within three (3) months from date of hire.


· Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

· Multicultural sensitivity.

· Basic computer skills.

· Customer/patient focused.

Knowledge of Telesitter monitors and related equipment


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2022-119878

Street: 350 N Grandview Ave

Name: 2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

Name: Nursing Float/Central Resource

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .90

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Varies - Full-Time/Part-Time/PRN

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