Title Header Gradient-03.png

MedSurg Patient Care Tech

Job Summary

Assists with basic patient care based on individual patient needs within the scope of practice under direct supervision of the registered nurse. Maintains environment that is prepared for patient care.

Full Time: Days/Nights
PRN - Days & Nights

All Clinical Careers

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas

• Provides supportive care to the Med/Surg patients under the direct supervision of the registered nurse or physician. Performs approved procedures per policy.
• Takes, documents and reports vital signs. Reports abnormal results immediately to registered nurse.
• Takes height and weight measurements.
• Places ECG electrodes and attaches ECG monitor correctly.
• Assists with setting up oxygen per instructions.
• Assists registered nurse and physicians with assessments, examinations and treatment.
• Records I&O, collects specimens.
• Notifies appropriate licensed staff when patient complains of pain.
• Observes, documents and reports patient condition and changes in condition to the registered nurse.
• Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
• Performs other duties as inserviced, including crutch walking, dressing changes and assisting physician with splint or cast application.
• Performs and assists with technical skills as defined in scope of practice.
• Receives and carries out instructions accurately and promptly. All patient care activities are delegated and supervised by the registered nurse.
• Transports patients, as necessary. Assists with moving, ambulating and lifting patients.
• Documents patient care performed, including vital signs, bedside care and observations.
• Adheres to hospital policy addressing standard precautions, safety regulations and guidelines.
• Communicates in an effective and efficient manner with all documentation, and with all co workers, patients, visitors and physicians.
• Performs and assists with technical skills as defined in scope of practice.

Regulatory Requirements

• High School graduate or equivalent with one (1) year experience in acute hospital setting or in ambulance; EMT certification preferred.
• Current BLS Certification.
• Current EMT Certification (preferable).
• Basic arrhythmia course (may obtain within six [6] months of hire).
• Medical terminology.



Click Download to open the fillable job application in a new tab.
Go to File > Save Page As > PDF
to save to your computer.

Once your application and resumé are ready, Click + Select to select your application from where it is saved.

Submit and then repeat process for resumé.

Click Submit after you upload your application.

Include your name in the title of each document you upload. List all desired positions on the application, if more that 1.


Why Crescent regional Hospital?

At Crescent Regional Hospital, our goal is, and always has been, to cultivate a community of doctors, nurses, and administrators to breathe new life into a previously dying hospital as to provide a continuum of care for the communities of Lancaster, DeSoto, and all surrounding areas.  Unwavering in our vision and determined to not just be a choice in healthcare, but the choice in healthcare we need to hire the best from the community as to give the best care for the community.

Being of relative size to the communities we serve, both in staff and structure, allows us the ability to collaborate with and learn from one another as a means to provide treatment which is extensive, thorough, and specific to each patient. And because our internal culture is one of recognizing individual strengths and accomplishments, everyone gets their deserved moment to shine. As members of the Crescent Regional Family, we build one another up because we understand when we strive, our patients and community thrive which perpetuates us all into excellence.


We thank you for your interest in seeking employment with Crescent Regional Hospital and look forward to working with you when you become part of the Crescent Regional Family!