Emergency Room Tech

Requisition ID
2021-164405
Department
Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period
72
Shift
12 Hour Day
Standard Hours
Varies days 11 am - 11 pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health–Patients Medical Center
Location
TX-Pasadena

Overview

Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.

 

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. 

Responsibilities

  • 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. Escorting patient to the exam room. 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

Required

 

Education:

 

High school dimploma/GED

 

Experience:

 

One (1) year of previous patient care experience

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