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Sanford Health Patient Care Technician - Ortho/Neuro - PT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: East Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 12.00
Salary Range: $16.00 - $23.00

Department Details

Orthopedic Unit:

Patient-Centered Care: Our fast-paced orthopedic unit is dedicated to providing patient-focused care. This means every member of the team is committed to ensuring that patients receive the highest level of attention and personalized treatment.

Joint Commission Certifications: We take pride in having four Joint Commission specialty certifications in orthopedics, setting the standard for patient outcomes and inspiring our staff. These certifications reflect a commitment to excellence and quality in patient care.

Diverse Skill Sets: Nursing skillsets range from medical telemetry to advanced care. You'll have the opportunity to expand your knowledge by working with patients who have varying disease processes and treatment needs.

Neurology Acute Care Unit (NACU):

Joint Commission Certification in Stroke Care: We hold a Joint Commission specialty certification in primary stroke care with the intent of obtaining comprehensive stroke certification. This reflects our dedication to delivering high-quality care to patients with neurological conditions, including strokes.

Diverse Neurology Cases: The NACU encompasses a wide range of neurological conditions, such as stroke, head injury, spinal injury, multiple sclerosis, seizures, Guillain-Barre syndrome, and myasthenia gravis. You'll gain valuable experience and expertise in handling these cases.

Job Summary

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) serves as caregiver to the patient during the scheduled work period. The Patient Care Technician provides patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned patient under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Record vital statistics and other basic health information. Administer basic health care and medical treatments; provide assistance with basic daily living activities, including dressing/undressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, etc., meal preparation and dining needs, emotional and spiritual needs, and laundry. Clean patient living areas or treatment rooms. Collect non-invasive biological specimens from patient. Prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy. Perform clerical work related to scheduling and documenting patient healthcare. Strong communication, customer service, multi-tasking, and organizational skills are needed on a daily basis.


High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.

Knowledge of healthcare, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and medical equipment/supplies preferred.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

If working in North Dakota (ND) and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be on the North Dakota Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry upon completion of training/competency validation or a maximum of four months from the date of initial employment.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0173608
Job Function: Nursing
Featured: No