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UnityPoint Health Patient Care Technician-3W Orthopedics and Med/Surg-West in West Des Moines, Iowa

Patient Care Tech 3 West Orthopedics/Med/Surg

Shifts: Day and Night Shifts; Full Time and Part Time

Weekend Rotation; Every 3rd weekend and holiday rotation

Shift Differential for qualifying shifts

$3,000 Sign On Bonus for qualifying candidates

3 West Ortho has been recognized as Blue Distinction for the care we give to our total hip and knee replacement patients. We are a 34-bed unit that specializes in the orthopaedic population. We also have a wide variety of the medical/surgical adult population. We are a smaller hospital with a family atmosphere. Come be a part of our outstanding team we have here on 3 West!

Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health Des Moines! UnityPoint Health is a family of four hospitals including Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children’s Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve our patients and visitors every day to ensure we have the best outcome for every patient every time.

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. 

Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. 

  • A PCT will perform patient care and treatments under supervision of a RN. Provides and documents care including, but not limited to, activities of daily living, mobility, specimen collection and respiratory support activities as directed by the RN.

  • Possess the ability to lift, move, position and transport patients.

  • Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.

  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality of care, patient and employee safety, and customer service.

  • Must be 16 years old or older.

  • Minimum of 75 hour Certified Nursing Aid certification required.Indicate on your application which CNA certification you possess (75 hour, 120 hour or 150 hour). Only applications with this information indicated will be considered.

  • Dept of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.

Requisition ID: 2023-136816

Street: 1660 60th

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Orthopedic 3- West

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Part Time Days or Full Time Nights

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