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)

Description

POSITIONPURPOSE:

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.

ENVIRONMENT:

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.

NATUREAND SCOPE:

The incumbent reports directly to

the OD-Emergency.

PRIMARYACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. 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.

  1. Accurately

enters physician's orders and utilizes a CRT to input data and retrieve

information at the request of the physician or RN.

  1. Maintains

appropriate stock and equipment inventories in the unit and appropriately

charges/credits for items used.

  1. Assists

in the admission, discharge and transfer process as directed.

  1. Assists

in the maintenance, care and disposition of properly labeled specimens.

  1. Assures

patient safety and comfort through regular rounds, environmental maintenance

and other appropriate safety measures.

  1. Maintains

and promotes a professional attitude by providing support and assisting

co-workers and other team members in the delivery of patient care.

  1. Establishes

and maintains interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors and other

hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient information.

  1. Demonstrates

the ability to perform in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and

emergency situations.

  1. Complies with internal and external regulations, policies and

procedures. Participates in achieving

nursing division goals and support Shared Governance structure.

  1. 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.

  1. Participates in all safety, security and infection control

programs that are mandatory as well

as those required and provided by the department.

  1. Demonstrates work practices consistent with Alegent Health and

department-specific safety, security

and infection control policies.

  1. Authorized to make entries in the medical

record, consistent with and limited to the scope of the job duties and any

applicable licensure.

  1. Must have ability

to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural

environment.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATIONAND LICENSURE:

Required:

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.

EXPERIENCE:

Required:

None.

Preferred:

Six months to one year experience as a nursing assistant.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

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