Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Tech - Emergency Department and Med Surg - PT Day/Evening - CHI Health St. Mary's in NEBRASKA CITY, Nebraska

Patient Care Tech - Emergency Department and Med Surg - PT Day/Evening - CHI Health St. Mary's

Description

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary:

Works with the nursing staff and physicians as a team member in coordinating and providing support of departmental operations related to clinical and clerical needs. Responsible for coordinating communications with the ED and Inpatient Services. Offers support to staff when guidance and problem solving skills are needed.

Essential Duties:

Assists RN with admission and dismissal of patients; checks and records vital signs.

Prepares patients for physician exam; under direction of the RN, washes, shaves, and//or disinfects the appropriate area; assists physician/PA in pelvic exams.

Cleans and sets up examination rooms; requisitions and stocks supplies.

Answers the telephone calls; forwards triage calls to the RN. As directed, contacts on-call physician and ancillary departments; exhibits proper telephone etiquette; displays professional standards of conduct when dealing with patients, departments, other facilities, and other health care personnel.

Assists RN in auditing ER records to ensure they have been filled out accurately and completely.,

Records appropriate data on log book, and other forms as required for proper documentation. Prepares requisitions for services such as lab/x-ray, etc.

Prepares specimens for transport to the laboratory.

Maintains flexibility in the published work schedule in order to accommodate emergencies and schedule changes.

Participates in housekeeping activities when Housekeeping department is not staffed.

Serve on committees to ensure proper development in ED/Inpatient services, as needed.

Maintain a level of education required and recommended for the position.

Collaborate with departments/councils to develop and maintain orientation checklist, as appropriate.

Hours: Combination of 12 and 8 hour shifts working in ER and Med/Surg

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

EMT preferred, or at least one year of experience as a nursing assistant.

Current BLS certification.

High School degree or equivalent.

Good office skills

C.N.A. certification preferred.

The ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and/or written instructions.

Able to perform a variety of activities characterized by change and short duration in caring for all patients.

Can adapt to working with ill people.

General good health with moral and ethical character.

Skills/Knowledge:

Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Must have good interpersonal relationship skills.

Able to operate equipment and tools relevant to the position.

Basic computer skills.

Job Patient Care Support

Primary Location NEBRASKA-NEBRASKA CITY-ST MARYS

Daily Schedule Day/Evening

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 40

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0124228