Catholic Health Initiatives Emergency Room Technician-Harmony Freestanding ED (Nights) PRN in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Emergency Room Technician-Harmony Freestanding ED (Nights) PRN

Description

Hospital Outpatient Departments

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:

  1. Provides directpatient care as delegated by the RN and Medical Staff. Monitors and recordsvital signs, observes patients' physical, mental, and emotional condition andreports any changes to the nursing or medical staff

  2. Provides indirectpatient care. Escorting patient to the exam room. Performs and documentsgeneral therapeutic/diagnostic measures. Acts as transporter. Assists withupdating the Emergency Department Tracking Board/Care Manager (EDTB)

  3. 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 asassigned by the nurse or physician

  4. Communicates withpatients, family, physicians, other departments, unit personnel, and peers inan accurate, courteous and professional manner

  5. Demonstrates acommitment to patients, nursing staff, and Emergency Department in accordancewith the team performance expectations

Qualifications

Education:

High

School Diploma/GED Required

Minimum Experience:

One

(1) year of previous Emergency Room experience.

Job Nursing Support

Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Every

Req ID: 2017-R0118971