Catholic Health Initiatives Critical Care Tech - Emergency Dept. : CUMC - Bergan Mercy (0.9 FTE Nights) in OMAHA, Nebraska
Critical Care Tech - Emergency Dept. : CUMC - Bergan Mercy (0.9 FTE Nights)
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
Alegent Health is a not-for-profit umbrella corporation
providing governance, administrative management and direction to all operations
of Bergan Mercy Health System (sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives) and Immanuel Medical Center
(Immanuel Health Systems). These two
health systems have consolidated operations while maintaining separate
religious identities, financial assets and medical staffs.
Consolidated operations include
five acute-care metropolitan hospitals located in the Omaha-Council Bluffs
metropolitan area; three rural hospitals located in Missouri Valley and
Corning, Iowa and in Schuyler, Nebraska; one long-term care facility located in
Omaha; one ambulatory service facility at Lakeside in Omaha; minority owner of
community hospital in Blair; home care programs serving the region; multiple
metropolitan and rural health care clinics/offices; major programmatic
initiatives in managed care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, behavioral
health, senior services, cardiovascular services, orthopaedics, women’s and
children’s services, and oncology; and joint ventures with community partners
in pediatrics and hospice.
The incumbent reports directly to
- 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.
enters physician's orders and utilizes a CRT to input data and retrieve
information at the request of the physician or RN.
appropriate stock and equipment inventories in the unit and appropriately
charges/credits for items used.
in the admission, discharge and transfer process as directed.
in the maintenance, care and disposition of properly labeled specimens.
patient safety and comfort through regular rounds, environmental maintenance
and other appropriate safety measures.
and promotes a professional attitude by providing support and assisting
co-workers and other team members in the delivery of patient care.
and maintains interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors and other
hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient information.
the ability to perform in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and
- 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.
- Participates in all safety, security and infection control
programs that are mandatory as well
as those required and provided by the department.
- Demonstrates work practices consistent with Alegent Health and
department-specific safety, security
and infection control policies.
- Authorized to make entries in the medical
record, consistent with and limited to the scope of the job duties and any
- Must have ability
to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural
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.
EMT-A and Nursing Assistant certification. High school diploma or
Six months to one year experience as a nursing assistant.
Excellent oral and written
communication and an ability to work with a variety of people with different
educational and cultural backgrounds.
Knowledge of instruments and their use and an understanding of sterile
technique, knowledge of emergency treatments, ability to take vital signs and
make observations, and an understanding of medical terminology is
preferred. Job requires continuous
verbal communication skills. Job
requires frequent reading skills and written communication skills
Job Nursing Support
Primary Location NEBRASKA-OMAHA-CUMC-BERGAN MERCY
Daily Schedule Nights
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0115681