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Tech, Emergency Department (403) 11a-11p 

Category Emergency Services - 6230  
Description

JOB SUMMARY: The Emergency Department (ED) Technician provides direct patient care under the supervision of the RN. Duties and responsibilities are performed in a manner adhering to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures. The ED Technician participates with all members of the ED team to facilitate patient flow through the ED. An addendum is attached which defines the age groups and skill/competencies required for effective job performance within the specific nursing units.

QUALIFICATIONS:

JOB SPECIFIC CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrates gathering patient vital signs and reporting to Nurse and/or Provider.
  • Demonstrates appropriate chain of command use and delegation of care responsibilities.
  • Communicates pertinent patient information to the RN in a clear, accurate, concise, and timely manner.
  • Demonstrates wound aseptic wound management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

PATIENT CARE

  • Provides and documents care consistent with hospital, department and unit policies/procedures/protocols.
  • Places patient in room as requested by RN
  • Gathers information - Vital signs Temp., pulse, resp, BP
  • Attaches patient to cardiac monitor.
  • Performs 12 lead EKG
  • Places patient on Oxygen as ordered by MD, and supervised by RN
  • Performs veni-puncture for blood draws and establishes saline lock under direct supervision of RN
  • Obtain IS or Peak Flow as requested by RN/MD
  • Performs Accu Checks as ordered
  • Assists with chest compressions and manually ventilations as requested by RN/MD
  • Assists with wound management as per cleansing, suture set up and dressing wounds as requested by RN/MD
  • Assists with the care of an Orthopedic patient as requested by RN/MD (Ace wraps, Ice, slings, etc.).
  • Assist with EENT procedures as requested.
  • Assist with Gastric Lavage as requested
  • Obtains CCMS, Stool, Wound, Nasal and Throat cultures as requested
  • Performs I&O Catheter as requested by RN/MD
  • Assists ED staff in keeping patients and family members informed.
  • Discontinues peripheral IV’s as ordered
  • Transports/Assist with transport of patients as requested by RN
  • Assist with ambulation and dismissal of patients
  • Assist with RHC care as requested
  • Communicates pertinent patient information to the RN clearly, accurately, concisely and in a timely manner.

TRIAGE DUTIES

  • Immediately acknowledges patients/visitors presenting to the Emergency Department.
  • Follows guidelines and notifies nurse immediately as established in Triage policy.
  • Maintains visibility and availability at all times in the Emergency Department entrance
  • Checks ED entrance and waiting area on a regular basis for cleanliness and safety issues.
  • Maintains appropriate patient transfer equipment

DEPARTMENT DUTIES

  • Stocks supplies, cleans equipment & transports to/from CSR as needed, transports specimens via pneumatic tube system, orders supplies as needed.
  • Relieves/Assist ED registration clerk as needed

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

  • Attends educational activities to improve knowledge/skill.
  • Contributes to implementing and supporting progressive change,
  • Attends 80% of unit/departmental meetings and in-service
  • Demonstrates acceptable attendance and punctuality.

QUALITY/PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT

  • Participate in identifying or recommending areas for improvement.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to improve patient care

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • Completes assigned responsibilities in an efficient, timely manner.
  • Recognizes impact of actions on other departments and interacts in a manner conducive to teamwork and cost containment.

SAFETY

  • Practice is consistent with safety principles, OSHA Guidelines and infection control guidelines.
  • Provides for protection and support while moving, transferring or ambulating patients.
  • Observes equipment for malfunction and takes appropriate action. GUEST

RELATIONS/PATIENT RIGHTS

  • Delivers patient care in a compassionate, non-judgmental manner respecting the patient’s rights and maintaining patient first principles.
  • Honors individuals' right to privacy, dignity, respect and confidentiality at all times.
  • Confronts individuals/situations assertively and non-aggressively when necessary to ensure the rights of patients, self and others are respected.
  • Readily offers assistance to families, visitors, patients/resident and colleagues.
  • Conducts interactions with patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, other associates and the public in a manner consistent with the intent of the hospital’s mission, vision and values.
 
Position Requirements

CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: EMT or Paramedic Training Preferred.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Mandatory Education Customer Service, Life Safety, Information Management and Confidentiality Infection Control Corporate Compliance, Equipment/Device Safety,
  • Hazardous Waste and Material Safety, HIPPA Mandatory Annual Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Confidentiality-HIPAA, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance. Annual Unit Specific Competencies, and all education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Evenings  
Sign-On Bonus  
Exempt/Non-Exempt  
Position Tech, Emergency Department (403)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 5/13/2022  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization YOUR HEALTH IS OUR LIFE

Hancock Health is an Indiana-based, full-service healthcare network serving Hancock County and the surrounding areas. Our health system includes Hancock Regional Hospital, Hancock Physician Network and more than 20 other healthcare facilities, such as wellness centers, women's clinics, family practices, and the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center.

A Caring Community Partner
Our goal at Hancock Health is simple: To give every person the personalized attention necessary for a happy, healthy life. Our mission, vision, and values embody this goal.

OUR MISSION
To be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.

OUR VISION
To be nationally recognized for kindness in the delivery of excellent quality patient care, efficient and effective operations, the adoption of proven technologies, the creation of a positive workplace environment, and excellence in community service.

OUR VALUES
Exceptional | Honorable | Devoted | Reliable | Kind  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://HancockRegionalHospital.appone.com



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