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Emergency Room Tech - FT - Days

Company: Dhr Health
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Description Position at DHR Health POSITION SUMMARY:Assist clinical team members by performing a variety of duties for patients within the patient focused care system and under the direction/supervision of a registered nurse. Including, but not limited, to phlebotomy, splinting, assisting with procedures and transporting of patients.POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:High School graduate/GED preferredMust maintain an active license as C.N.A, CECA, EMT, EMT Intermediate or graduate of a Medical Assistant program in the state of Texas.Current BLS certification required upon hireGraduate of an accredited college providing paramedic or related training preferred.Must be able to be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues.Good written and verbal communication skills required.Ability to read, write and speak EnglishAbility to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, administration, and physiciansPrefer hospital experienceJOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:Two (2) years experience as ED Technician or related preferred.Able to adjust and/or troubleshoot monitoring equipment, and computer equipment.Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment.Requires working with frequent interruptions.Exhibits tact, enthusiasm, and patience.Must have excellent customer service skills.High degree of competency/experience in general.Requires good communication and organizational skills.Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practiceOrdering paper products and medical supplies for unit.Maintaining log of assignments for ER techs, and assigning room duties at start of shift.Actively participates directly with patient care and ensures a safe and comforting environmentResponds to patients needs in a timely manner. Transports patients as needed. Welcomes patients and assists in the admission process. Pre-Triage functions including vital signs, notification of arrival and transporting patients to triagePerforms/Assists with positioning patients and transferring patients from bed to chair or wheelchair or stretcher. Cleaning and assembling bed for next patient.Observes intravenous lines for adequacy of fluids and operations and reports any non-functioning line as observed with visual inspection. Performs oral suction with yankauer.Establishes patient setup/connection tasks including NIBP, SaO2, and EKG.Applies icepacks.Able to prepare IV fluids for licensed personnel via spiking & priming for protocolPerforms 12 lead ECG.Performs vital signs using a variety of equipmentPerforms shave preps on patients.Obtains weights and basic patient information as necessary.Provides clerical duties as needed, including looking up labs and radiology results.Order entry as neededPerforms blood glucose monitoring.Maintains appropriate stock levels of supplies and forms in the emergency department.Uses resources in an efficient and cost effective manner.Orients new hires to floorParticipates in developing other staffMaintains and develops competenciesMaintains and promotes a team spirit through active cooperation and collaboration.Assists in interdepartmental service coordinationParticipates in the Performance Improvement and Utilization.Assumes a role in the maintenance of the patient-focused care delivery system.Maintains a neat, organized work area in emergency department.Assembles patient chart with appropriate labeling of all chart forms.Maintains organization of charts to facilitate location of data and placement forms.Posts labs on chartApplies skills as delegated such as phlebotomy, setting up trays, dressings and splinting per policy. LINES OF RESPONSIBILITY:ER Director...Charge Nurses...ER Registered Nurses...ER Technicianby Jobble

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