Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Patient Care Technician - Surgical Oncology Office Practice (Commack, L.I.) in Commack, New York

Patient Care Technician – Surgical Oncology Office Practice (Commack, L.I.)

Job Posting Number: 18607

Allied Health – All


February 8, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

About This Role:

Under the direction and supervision of a Clinical Nurse, the Patient Care Technician ensures the care, comfort and satisfaction of our patients and their families. While working in close collaboration with various members of the clinical team, the Patient Care Technician performs clinical duties and ensures that patients and family members are assisted in a timely, in an efficient and courteous manner. Clinical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking vital signs (i.e., blood pressure, heart and respiratory rate, temperature, and oxygen saturation).

  • Performing EKGs.

  • Performs Point of Care Testing (i.e., blood glucose monitoring).

  • Obtains blood specimens via peripheral venipuncture.

  • Obtains other specimens (e.g., urine, stool and sputum).


EDUCATION: Required: High School diploma or equivalency, Certification from an accredited Nursing Assistant or comparable training program and BCLS Certification.

EXPERIENCE: Required: At Least one (1) year of full-time patient care experience, preferably in an acute care setting. Successful applicants must be professional and caring, possess strong communication skills, take an analytical approach to problem solving; enjoy working as part of a team, and exhibit initiative.

Shift: 10 hour shifts flexed between 8:00am and 8:00pm, Monday – Friday

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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