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Emergency Room Tech (PRN Days)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   8/10/2017
Job Title: 
Emergency Room Tech (PRN Days)
Job Category:   Clinical:Emergency/EMT/ER/Paramedic
Location:   Lufkin
Texas
 
Job Description:   **Emergency Room Tech (PRN Days)** **Description** **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 direct patient care as delegated by the RN and Medical Staff. 2. Monitors and records vital signs, observes patients' physical, mental, and emotional condition and reports any changes to the nursing or medical staff 3. Provides indirect patient care. 4. Performs and documents general therapeutic/diagnostic measures. 5. Acts as transporter 6. Assists with updating the Emergency Department Tracking Board/Care Manager (EDTB) 7. Acts as unit clerk; Utilizes hospital information systems according to the hospital policy. 8. Discharges patients and enters charges for patients in a timely matter. 9. Utilizes the EDTB to improve patient flow. 10. Performs order data entry as assigned by the nurse or physician 11. Communicates with patients, family, physicians, other departments, unit personnel, and peers in an accurate, courteous and professional manner 12. Demonstrates a commitment to patients, nursing staff, and Emergency Department in accordance with the team performance expectations 13. Performs and records diagnostic measures, treatment and procedures, as determined by skills training and validation (i.e., vital signs, 12 Lead EKG, phlebotomy, I.V. catheter insertion, splinting, specimen collection, immobilization by backboard) in accordance with established policies and procedures. **Qualifications** **Minimum Qualifications:** Education Level + High SchoolDiploma/GED Licensure/Certification + TexasEMT-Basic + BLS Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities + EffectiveCommunication + Critical thinkingskills + Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written andverbal + Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based softwareprograms Experience + One (1) year of previous Emergency Room experiencepreferred + Does not require priorexperience **Job** Allied Health **Primary Location** TEXAS-LUFKIN-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LUFKIN **Daily Schedule** PRN **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 1700000206
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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