Catholic Health Initiatives Emergency Room Technician in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Emergency Room Technician
CHI Health Mercy Council BluffsCouncil Bluffs, Iowa
Requisition ID 2022-239682 Employment Type Full Time Department Emergency Services Hours/Pay Period 64 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule 11p-7a every other weekend Remote No Category Nurse Assistant
At CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs patients are at the heart of our care. Our campus is designed to heal the body mind and spirit of every person in a more comfortable less stressful hospital environment. Our full range of medical services include a new pavilion featuring enhancements in heart and vascular care surgery maternity cancer care and diagnostic imaging.
Job Responsibilities Assists the professional nursing staff, private and Emergency Department physicians in providing care to patients in the Emergency Department. Performs clerical and receptionist duties and maintains the physical environment of the area. Performs Phlebotomy and EKG’s. Functions within the Shared Governance organization.Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
Performs procedures which do not require the skill, knowledge or judgement of a licensed professional and which may be safely delegated in accordance with nursing policies and procedures.
Accurately enters physician's orders and utilizes a CRT to input data and retrieve information at the request of the physician or RN.
Maintains appropriate stock and equipment inventories in the unit and appropriately charges/credits for items used.
Assists in the admission, discharge and transfer process as directed.
Assists in the maintenance, care and disposition of properly labeled specimens.
Assures patient safety and comfort through regular rounds, environmental maintenance and other appropriate safety measures.
Maintains and promotes a professional attitude by providing support and assisting co-workers and other team members in the delivery of patient care.
Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient information.
Demonstrates the ability to perform in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and emergency situations.
Complies with internal and external regulations, policies and procedures. Participates in achieving nursing division goals and support Shared Governance structure.
Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in unit meetings, inservice programs and continuing education programs, and fulfills yearly requirements as stated by policy. Assists in the orientation of new staff and participates in unit Quality Improvement activities.
Job Requirements :
BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
Preferred: EMT-A and Nursing Assistant certification. High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred: Six months to one year experience as a nursing assistant.
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