Catholic Health Initiatives Emergency Room Tech Lufkn (Full time days) in LUFKIN, Texas

Emergency Room Tech Lufkn (Full time days)

Description

Position Summary:

Supports the delivery of safe, cost-efficient patient care in the Emergency Department by performing a variety of helpful Functions as delegated by the RN or Physician. Performs selected diagnostic and therapeutic tests and procedures. Provides assistance in transporting, transferring, lifting, and manual assistance with patient care. The function Performs general clerical support to the unit, as well as Performs cleaning Functions in patient care unit.

Position Responsibilities:

· Provides direct patient care as delegated by the RN and Medical Staff.

· Monitors and records vital signs, observes patients' physical, mental, and emotional condition and reports any changes to the nursing or medical staff

· Provides indirect patient care.

· Performs and documents general therapeutic/diagnostic measures.

· Acts as transporter

· Assists with updating the Emergency Department Tracking Board/Care Manager (EDTB)

· Acts as unit clerk; Utilizes hospital information systems according to the hospital policy.

· Discharges patients and enters charges for patients in a timely matter.

· Utilizes the EDTB to improve patient flow.

· Performs order data entry as assigned by the nurse or physician

· Communicates with patients, family, physicians, other departments, unit personnel, and peers in an accurate, courteous and professional manner

Demonstrates a commitment to patients, nursing staff, and Emergency Department in accordance with the team performance expectations

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level

· High School Diploma/GED

Licensure/Certification

· Texas EMT-Basic

· BLS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

· Effective Communication

· Critical thinking skills

· Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal

· Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based software programs

Experience

· One (1) year of previous Emergency Room experience preferred

· Does not require prior experience

Job Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-LUFKIN-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LUFKIN

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1700000155