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ED Tech (PRN)

Company: Coffee Regional Medical C
Location: Douglas
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description ED Tech (FT) Template Used: Staff template POSITION SUMMARY

  • ED techs are employed to take care of patients' everyday needs.
  • Conducts personal care duties such as bathing, dressing, and feeding patients, as well as brushing teeth and combing hair.
  • Helps patients in and out of bed, often by lifting or carrying them, and assist them with walking.
  • Answers patients' calls for help, take their vital signs, and monitor their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration.
  • Works under the supervision of an experienced nurse, and reports any problems or worsening in a patient's condition to the facility staff.
  • Other job requirements may include stocking and keeping storerooms tidy and cleaning patient rooms. OVERVIEW
    • The evaluation is to assure individual performance, departmental goals and organizational goals are aligned. It is designed to support communication between the manager and the employee. Employee perception of their own performance is very important. To maximize the benefit of this process, both the manager and the employee participate in the evaluation process. QUALIFICATIONS
    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Excellent customer service skills.
      • Reads and understands the English language.
      • Ability to think critically and analytically with little or no supervision
      • Ability to work effectively in situations of high stress and conflict and communicate goals and outcomes.
      • Ability to process information and prioritize
      • Possesses exceptional verbal and written communication skills
      • Possesses independent work habits, is self-reliant and self-directed
      • Ability to learn, adapt, and change as required by the job functions
      • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of material and information accessed and reviewed
      • Basic computer literacy
      • Ability to move freely, reach, bend, and complete light lifting
      • Ability to use good body mechanics while performing daily job functions and ability to follow specific OSHA guidelines
      • Ability to maintain attendance to meet standard job practices
      • Education
        • High School Diploma or equivalent
        • Licensure
          • PCT I – highschool or college Certified Assistant program preferred
          • PCTII – certified nursing assistant license required
          • PCTIII - certified nursing assistant license required plus EKG or lab draw competencies completed
          • Experience
            • 1 - 2 years experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
            • Interpersonal skills
            • Essential technical/motor skills
            • Essential physical requirements
              • Heavy: Exert 50 – 100 lb. of force occasionally and/or up to 30 lb. of force frequently - greater than 75%
              • Essential mental requirements
              • Essential sensory requirements
              • Other
                • Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately
                • Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals
                • Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred
                • Basic computer knowledge is preferred
                • Ability to move or lift patients and equipment
                • Equipment used OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
                • Exposure to hazards (body fluid exposure level)
                  • Level I
                  • Age of Patient Populations Served
                    • Neonates 1 - 30 days
                    • Infants 30 days - 1 year
                    • Children 1 - 12 years
                    • Adolescents 13 - 18 years
                    • Adults 19 - 70 years
                    • Geriatrics - 70+ years JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
                      • Below are those tasks, duties, and responsibilities that comprise the means of accomplishing the position's purpose and objectives. These are critical or fundamental to the performance of the position. They are the major functions for which the person in the position is held accountable. Following are the essential functions of the position, along with the corresponding performance standards.
                      • Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to provide direct care to patients under the direct supervision of licensed personnel as evidenced by:
                        • Observes and reports patient's status and needs.
                        • Answers call lights and attends to/reports patient needs.
                        • Obtains weights, vital signs and reports results.
                        • Performs glucometer testing and report results.
                        • Obtains specimens and transport to and sends through designated tube.
                        • Updates patient Intake/Output including oral intake only, measured urine output, and measured urinary catheter output after emptying.
                        • Assists patient with ADLs including cleansing of perineal area and catheter.
                        • Assists patient with feeding/meals.
                        • Assists patients with elimination needs.
                        • Transfers, moves and repositions patients.
                        • Transports patients.
                        • Makes occupied/unoccupied beds.
                        • Assists with admissions, transfers and discharges.
                        • Assists with post mortem care including transport to the morgue.
                        • Sets up simple traction.
                        • Performs 1-1 observation as assigned. EDUCATION AND COMPETENCYAttends all mandatory and department-specific education and training programs as required. Attends all required education and training and can describe his/her responsibilities related to department safety and specific job related hazards. Has met all required competencies for the evaluation period as evidenced by job specific competency evaluations...

Keywords: Coffee Regional Medical C, Albany , ED Tech (PRN), Other , Douglas, Georgia

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