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Calling all Patient Care Techs! (MAs, CNAs, PCTs, and students who have completed 1 semester at an accredited Nursing School are eligible for these positions).
Job ID
Clinical Nursing Support
MDC Bern Co Contract
Albuquerque, NM
Date posted
Pay Rate
$15.53 - $19.27 Hourly

Shift Differentials - 17% - Monday – Thursday Nights, 26% Friday – Sunday Nights & 15% Saturday – Sunday Days, Plus Additional $6.00 pay

Sign-on Bonus available

0-1 year experience $2,500

1-2 years’ experience $5,000

2-5 years’ experience $7,500

5+ years’ experience $10,000

Department: Metropolitan Detention Center Bern Co Contract

Department: Metropolitan Detention Center Bern Co Contract
FTE: 1.00
Full Time
Shift: Rotating

Position Summary:
Assist in the nursing care of patients. Provides wound care and splints as required. Provide a safe, clean environment and stocks patient care areas. Ensures adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups.

Detailed responsibilities:
* PATIENT CARE - Assist nursing staff/physicians in complicated treatment procedures; perform routine treatment procedures
* PATIENT CARE - Identify and assess clinical situations beyond their scope and promptly notifies a nurse and/or physician
* RECORDS & SUPPORT - Maintain record keeping and filing system; make photocopies; run errands; perform other support duties as assigned
* EQUIPMENT - Assist with the provision of administrative support in regards to equipment maintenance, calibration and statistical data compilation
* POLICY & PROCEDURE - Follow established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards
* ASSIST - Assist the nurse in the management of observation unit patients
* DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
* PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
* PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
* PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
* PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
* PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"


* High School or GED Equivalent

1/2 year (6 months) directly related experience

Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo Bilingual English/Spanish

* EMT-B or higher w/in 18 months of position
* CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days

Physical Conditions:
Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.

Working conditions:
* Sig Haz: Physical risk/injuries due to combative patients
* Sig Hazard: Chemicals, Bio Hazardous Materials req PPE
* May be subject to initial & ongoing security clearance req
* Sub to work in close proximity to incarcerated individuals

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