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Category
Technicians
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Department
Emergency Room
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Schedule
Full Time
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Shift
Nights
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Hours
12 Hour Shift
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Location
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Job #
R0260144
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • Works directly under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in giving emergency care to patients. Performs selected technical procedures and tasks and assists physicians and nurses in direct patient care. Takes and records clinical measures, collect specimens, provide transportation, maintain equipment and supplies as well as participate in a safe patient care environment. Projects an image of professionalism in communication, appearance, and conduct, and supports the ED mission. Participates in the continuous quality improvement process, and maintains a working knowledge of departmental standard operating procedures. This knowledge may include the use of specialized instrumentation, Quality Control requirements, and preventative maintenance.
  • Reports to
    • Clinical Director
  • Supervises
    • N/A
  • Ages of Patients
    • Neonate/ Infant
    • Pediatric
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Completion of EKG Class within 90 days of hire
      • Preferred: EDT-1 Course, Nursing Assistant courses, Medical Assistant Courses (certificate does not need to be maintained), 3rd or 4th semester RN (enrolled) Medical Terminology Class
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: California State Certified Phlebotomy Technician
      • Required: American Heart Association BLS
    • Experience
      • Preferred: 1 year experience as CPT
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations
    • Performs direct patient care including:
      • • 12 lead EKGs. Observes and interprets rhythms for abnormalities. Communicate all rhythm changes and dysrhythmias to RN or Emergency Department provider.
      • • Obtains vital signs and documents in the EMR
      • • Performs BLS skills; Set up of oxygen (O2); suctions oral/pharyngeal airways
      • • Performs visual acuity exams and documents in the EMR
      • • Applies splints, immobilizers, C-collars, and other orthopedic devices and documents in the EMR
      • • Performs noninvasive wound care
      • • Observes behavioral health patients and assists with ADLS
    • Performs venipuncture:
      • • In accordance with phlebotomy, identification, labeling procedures, according to EMC policy and procedure to ensure patient safety
      • • Collects specimens be venipuncture, heel stick or finger stick by established protocols
      • • Washes hands before and after patient collection, and disposes of sharps devices according to policy
      • • Collects specimens and utilizes resources available to assist
      • • Transports patient specimens to laboratory when applicable
      • • Observes all isolation precautions and regulations when collecting specimens from isolation patients
      • • Performs point of care glucose monitoring as directed by RN
    • Desk Duties include:
      • • Responsible for ongoing review of patient’s rhythm, rate and interpretation. Monitors alarms and communicates with RN or provider if there are any changes to telemetry readings. Activates “Code Blue” appropriately
      • • Answers telephone and responds to questions or directs calls to appropriate individual
      • • Pages appropriate on-call providers or facilities for admissions, consults and/or transfers
      • • Maintains the ED Call panel daily and verifies specialties at the beginning of each shift
      • • Prepares charts for transfer per the “Admission, Transfer, and Discharge from the Emergency Department” policy
      • • Responsible for tracking department cell phone devices (mobile heartbeat); monitors and maintains daily shift sign out & returns to mitigate property loss
    • Responsible for transporting patients to the appropriate care areas, both within and outside of the Emergency Department while maintaining patient safety by correctly identifying patient and location
    • Adheres to guidelines for change of shift report and internal transfer of patient care
    • Prepares patient for physical examination or testing such as x-ray
    • Sets up/assists with suturing, sterile procedures, and critical care procedures. Responsible for ensuring that all sterile instruments are handled according to the “Contaminated Instrument Transport Process”
    • Ensures that equipment is cleaned and operational
    • Restocks supplies and coordinates ordering unit supplies with assigned personnel
    • Maintains communication between physicians, nursing and other departments that are a part of the health care delivery team
    • Perform other duties as assigned