The critical care technician (CCT) is a certified and/or licensed technician and is part of the Intensive Care Department patient care team who collaboratively works in a complementary and assistive role with nursing. The CCT performs a variety of RN delegated tasks under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. The CCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with training, competence and skill. The CCT is knowledgeable of and follows all hospital policies and procedures and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, adequately stocked and safe patient environment. The CCT also performs all unit clerk/clerical duties for the unit.
High School Diploma or GED required
Completion of one of the following educational programs is required:
a) Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant program and minimum of one year prior critical care experience.
b) Successful completion of a Basic EMT program (Intermediate EMT or Paramedic preferred).
c) Successful completion of a Patient Care Tech program with PCT certification preferred.
Minimum of one year of patient care experience in an acute care hospital or EMT field/Emergency Care Setting required.
C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
Current BLS certification required
If certified as Nursing Assistant, Associate must maintain current certification.
If certified as an EMT, maintaining certification is preferred.
If certified as Patient Care technician, Associate must maintain current certification.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.