Emergency Room Technician

Requisition ID
2020-109959
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period
72
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial - Lufkin
Location
TX-LUFKIN

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

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

  • Quality – completes work with accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Productivity – efficiently utilizes time in accomplishing work.
  • Customer Focus – lives organizational and departmental service standards.
  • Reliability – completes tasks assigned; follows up as needed.
  • Availability – meets attendance standards; is punctual; works when needed.
  • Decision Making – displays sound judgment; works with minimal supervision.  
  • Initiative – seeks out productive duties in absence of guidance; is a self-starter.
  • Adheres to Policy – follows CHI ST. Luke’s Memorial Hospital rules, policies, procedures and guidelines.  
  • Interpersonal Relationships – cooperates, communicates and works well with others.
  • Professionalism – represents CHI ST. Luke’s Memorial Hospital positively in actions and appearance.
  • Provides direct patient care as delegated by the RN and Medical Staff.
  • Monitors and records vital signs, observes patients' physical, mental, and emotional condition and reports any changes to the nursing or medical staff
  • Provides indirect patient care.
  • Performs and documents general therapeutic/diagnostic measures.
  • Acts as transporter
  • Assists with updating the Emergency Department Tracking Board/Care Manager (EDTB)
  • Acts as unit clerk; Utilizes hospital information systems according to the hospital policy.
  • Discharges patients and enters charges for patients in a timely matter.
  • Utilizes the EDTB to improve patient flow.
  • Performs order data entry as assigned by the nurse or physician
  • Communicates with patients, family, physicians, other departments, unit personnel, and peers in an accurate, courteous and professional manner
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patients, nursing staff, and Emergency Department in accordance with the team performance expectations

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level

·         High School Diploma/GED

Licensure/Certification

·         Texas EMT-Basic

·         BLS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·         Effective Communication

·         Critical thinking skills

·         Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal

·         Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based software programs

Experience

·         One (1) year of previous Emergency Room experience preferred

·         Does not require prior experience

 

 

 

 

 

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