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Emergency Room Tech Full Time Days

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

With a legacy that spans over 150 years, Bon Secours is a network that is dedicated to providing excellent care through exceptional people. At every level, everyone on our teams have embraced the call to provide compassionate care. Here, you can work with others who share common values, and use your skills to help extend care to all of our communities.Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe ED Tech Advanced provides direct patient care under the guidance of a RN or designated healthcare professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations, and within policies, procedures, and guidelines of Bon Secours Mercy Health.Essential Job FunctionsProvides basic patient care and tasks to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, vital sign measurement, personal care and hygiene, assists with mobility, performs lab draws, ECGs, basic wound care, and other unit-based specialty duties under the direction of an RN.Performs the ED Tech Advanced role, which includes additional patient care and tasks including, but not limited to colostomy care, IV insertion, IV removal and IV site care, transport on monitor, identifies need and initiates CPR, foley catheter placement, identifies patients in crises or decline and alerts RN for further assessments, and other unit-based specialty duties base on state and department guidelines under the direction of an RN.Completes patient rounding as assigned.Provides 1:1 patient safety companion service as needed.Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes and concerns.Provides high level customer service to all patients, patient's families, community providers, visitors, and employees.Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation as applicable to patient care.Participates in handoff report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.Performs delegated tasks once competency has been validated.Collects data, within scope.Completes patient screenings as applicable.Promotes quality and safety by seeking to continually improve the processes and systems to enhance patient care delivery.Demonstrates the ability to work independently, problem solve, and be able to resolve conflict while working under considerable stress.Maintains knowledge of policies and procedures.Other duties as assigned that are deemed necessary for department operations.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationBLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)Current certification for Advanced EMT (AEMT) (preferred) (required if employed in the state of South Carolina)EducationHigh School Diploma or GED (required)Successful completion of an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) through an approved educational program (preferred)Work Experience1 year of experience as an LPN, ED Tech, or Advanced EMT (required)TrainingNoneLanguageNonePatient PopulationDemonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.Neonates (0-4 weeks)Infant (1-12 months)Pediatrics (1-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel.General office environment.May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse.May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids.*May be required to use physical restraints.May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials.*May be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.May have periods of constant interruptions.Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions.Prolonged periods of working alone.* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsPhysical DemandsFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.) xLifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.) xPush/ Pull (0-50 lbs.) xPush/ Pull (50-100 lbs.) xStoop, Kneel xCrawling xClimbing xBalance xBending xWork PositionFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Sitting xWalking xStanding xAdditional Physical Requirements/HazardsPhysical RequirementsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recordingsReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity farAcuity nearHazardsDepth perceptionUse of Latex productsExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesGaseous risk exposureSkillsComputer LiteracyMonitor patient conditions during treatmentInform medical professional regarding patient conditions and careRecord patients medical historySterile Field stepCPRStraight Urine CatheterizationEar IrrigationPatient positioningPatient transportCustomer servicePatient carePhlebotomyPerform EKGSplintingWound careObtaining vital signs, including manual blood pressureAttention to detailProblem solvingWorking independentlyWorking under pressureCritical thinkingCommunicationTeamworkConflict resolutionActive listeningRelationship buildingEmpathyMorgan Lens IrrigationBladder irrigationYank Auer suctioningColostomy careIV insertionIV removalIV site careTransport on monitorFoley catheter placementBon SecoursIntro paragraphAs a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Bon Secours seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.ED Tech Advanced- 620T12 [insert hospital location]Job Summary:The ED Tech Advanced provides direct patient care under the guidance of a RN or designated healthcare professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations, and within policies, procedures, and guidelines of Bon Secours Mercy Health.Essential Functions:Provides basic patient care and tasks to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, vital sign measurement, personal care and hygiene, assists with mobility, performs lab draws, ECGs, basic wound care, and other unit-based specialty duties under the direction of an RN.Performs the ED Tech Advanced role, which includes additional patient care and tasks including, but not limited to colostomy care, IV insertion, IV removal and IV site care, transport on monitor, identifies need and initiates CPR, foley catheter placement, identifies patients in crises or decline and alerts RN for further assessments, and other unit-based specialty duties base on state and department guidelines under the direction of an RN.Completes patient rounding as assigned.Provides 1:1 patient safety companion service as needed.Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes and concerns.Provides high level customer service to all patients, patient's families, community providers, visitors, and employees.Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation as applicable to patient care.Participates in handoff report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.Performs delegated tasks once competency has been validated.Collects data, within scope.Completes patient screenings as applicable.Promotes quality and safety by seeking to continually improve the processes and systems to enhance patient care delivery.Demonstrates the ability to work independently, problem solve, and be able to resolve conflict while working under considerable stress.Maintains knowledge of policies and procedures.Other duties as assigned that are deemed necessary for department operations.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Education:High School Diploma or GED (required)Successful completion of an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) through an approved educational program (preferred)Required Licensing & Certifications:BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)Current certification for Advanced EMT (AEMT) (preferred) (required if employed in the state of South Carolina)Experience:1 year of experience as an LPN, ED Tech, or Advanced EMT (required)Skills & Abilities:Computer LiteracyMonitor patient conditions during treatmentInform medical professional regarding patient conditions and careRecord patients medical historySterile Field stepCPRStraight Urine CatheterizationEar IrrigationPatient positioningPatient transportCustomer servicePatient carePhlebotomyPerform EKGSplintingWound careObtaining vital signs, including manual blood pressureAttention to detailProblem solvingWorking independentlyWorking under pressureCritical thinkingCommunicationTeamworkConflict resolutionActive listeningRelationship buildingEmpathyMorgan Lens IrrigationBladder irrigationYank Auer suctioningColostomy careIV insertionIV removalIV site careTransport on monitorFoley catheter placementBon SecoursIntro paragraphAs a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Bon Secours seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.ED Tech Advanced- 620T12 [insert hospital location]Job Summary:The ED Tech Advanced provides direct patient care under the guidance of a RN or designated healthcare professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations, and within policies, procedures, and guidelines of Bon Secours Mercy Health.Essential Functions:Provides basic patient care and tasks to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, vital sign measurement, personal care and hygiene, assists with mobility, performs lab draws, ECGs, basic wound care, and other unit-based specialty duties under the direction of an RN.Performs the ED Tech Advanced role, which includes additional patient care and tasks including, but not limited to colostomy care, IV insertion, IV removal and IV site care, transport on monitor, identifies need and initiates CPR, foley catheter placement, identifies patients in crises or decline and alerts RN for further assessments, and other unit-based specialty duties base on state and department guidelines under the direction of an RN.Completes patient rounding as assigned.Provides 1:1 patient safety companion service as needed.Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes and concerns.Provides high level customer service to all patients, patient's families, community providers, visitors, and employees.Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation as applicable to patient care.Participates in handoff report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.Performs delegated tasks once competency has been validated.Collects data, within scope.Completes patient screenings as applicable.Promotes quality and safety by seeking to continually improve the processes and systems to enhance patient care delivery.Demonstrates the ability to work independently, problem solve, and be able to resolve conflict while working under considerable stress.Maintains knowledge of policies and procedures.Other duties as assigned that are deemed necessary for department operations.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Education:High School Diploma or GED (required)Successful completion of an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) through an approved educational program (preferred)Required Licensing & Certifications:BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)Current certification for Advanced EMT (AEMT) (preferred) (required if employed in the state of South Carolina)Experience:1 year of experience as an LPN, ED Tech, or Advanced EMT (required)Skills & Abilities:Computer LiteracyMonitor patient conditions during treatmentInform medical professional regarding patient conditions and careRecord patients medical historySterile Field stepCPRStraight Urine CatheterizationEar IrrigationPatient positioningPatient transportCustomer servicePatient carePhlebotomyPerform EKGSplintingWound careObtaining vital signs, including manual blood pressureAttention to detailProblem solvingWorking independentlyWorking under pressureCritical thinkingCommunicationTeamworkConflict resolutionActive listeningRelationship buildingEmpathyMorgan Lens IrrigationBladder irrigationYank Auer suctioningColostomy careIV insertionIV removalIV site careTransport on monitorFoley catheter placementMany of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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