ER Technician, FT, Days, Gilmore-Amory

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on February 23, 2022
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Patient care:
  • Performs phlebotomy, EKG's, patient transport, splints, CPR.
  • Operates and maintains equipment properly, performs testing with efficiency.
  • Obtains and documents vital signs, intake and output amounts, and other as designated, collects specimens as required.
  • Must be able to prioritize duties according to current policy.
  • Performs sterile urethral catheterizations.
  • Conducts self in a proficient and professional manner.
  • Compliant with HIPAA regulations at all times
  • Assist with turning, lifting, and positioning patients to prepare for exams and procedures.
  • Supports and promotes an environment that was conductive to quality customer service.
  • Responds to emergency situations in hospital according to current policy.
  • Properly documented all procedures as required.
  • Obtains equipment or supplies as necessary for patient care. Assist with preparing rooms between patients, cleaning, restocking, and preparing area.
  • Assist physicians and nurses with physical examinations and treatment.
  • Transports patients to other departments in the hospital and off campus. Note: May transport patients with IV fluids including IV antibiotics.
  • Maintains clean work area in patient rooms.
  • Provides wound care - shaves, preps, cleans, and dresses as directed - utilizing sterile technique.
  • Inserts Iv & IO catheters

Communication:
Maintains appropriate verbal communication with team members to provide care to patient.

Knowledge:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Registered as a Nationally Certified Paramedic (NRP); required
  • Possess a valid Mississippi Paramedic Certificate; required
  • Maintain valid Mississippi Driver's license and safe driving record as related to NMHS driving guidelines; required
  • Certified in ACLS, PALS, and CPR; required
  • Completes hospital and ED basic orientation.
  • Prior experience or training in customer service.
  • Must complete basic orientation competence checklist.
  • Demonstrates basic computer skills
  • Maintains CPR certification and annual review requirements.
  • Must have effective communication, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills