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ED Tech I ARMC ED

Company: Cone Health
Location: Burlington
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Provides delegated patient care as directed by the Registered Nurse and Physician. This position serves the following patient age categories: neonatal, pediatrics, adolescent, adult and geriatric
Talent Pool: Nursing SupportResponsibilities:

Performs direct patient care based on the requests and needs as specified by patient and family, being age appropriate.

  • Anticipates and prioritizes patient need. Assists the nurse/or physician with procedures, surgical preps, wound care, clean and sterile dressings, urinary catheterizations, staple and suture removal. Provides immediate treatment of injuries including immobilization, hemorrhage control and infection control.
  • Anticipates EDP needs to set up procedural trays( i.e. suture, hand, dental)
  • Proficient in HazMat decontamination procedures.
  • Obtains accurate vital signs and document timely.
  • Reports findings outside normal parameters to nurse for appropriate intervention.
  • Performs intentional hourly rounding and anticipates patient needs.
  • Assists with admissions, transfers, and discharges to support patient throughput.
  • Receives and responds to nurse delegation. Works with nurse to set priorities when receiving multiple requests.
  • Processes specimens, enters orders, maintain appropriate log and reports test results for procedures performed in the Mini Laboratory in ED
  • Performs phlebotomy duties and ACCU Checks in accordance with unit and laboratory standards. Documents appropriately.
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    Performs clerical activities
  • Helps meet regulatory compliance standards; Refrigerator temps, track device day data, daily BCA checks, safety rounds, appropriate CHL audits.
  • Makes sure fall risk patients have correct armbands and red socks, as well as correct signage and monitors bed alarm compliance.
  • Maintains adequate paperwork concerning patient information (Patient logs, Patient Labels, Transfer/Admission logs) and communication with physician practices.
  • Facilitates communication between disciplines (nurses, physicians, etc.)
  • Maintains proper inventory levels on all supplies and other items necessary for the operation of the department
  • Assists in maintaining unit inventory of supplies, equipment, nourishments, and instruments and office supplies.
  • Requests supplies from portable equipment - Compression Stockings, IV pumps, etc.
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    Promotes a positive and efficient departmental atmosphere.
  • Promotes patient satisfaction through personal interaction. (Patient rounding as appropriate.)
  • Assists with lost or left behind patient belongings.
  • Collaborates with EDP/RN and/or other licensed professionals regarding plan of care. Seen as a role model. Identifies and suggest resources to best meet the patient/department needs.
  • Reports patient status, patient/family concerns or unsafe conditions, as occur.
  • Responds to call lights/intercom/telephones.
  • Directs questions and problems to appropriate person, recognizing the need to seek assistance when necessary.
  • Provides assistance/support to patients and significant others.
  • Assists with room assignments, transfers and discharges.
  • Monitors patient activity on and off unit.
  • Collects non-controlled medications, distributing to appropriate licensed personnel on the unit.
  • Observes Video Surveillance cameras
  • Communicates regarding equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Assists with maintaining a clean and safe environment.
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    Demonstrates Personal accountability.
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations (Cone Health Codes) and demonstrates knowledge of how to respond.
  • Always uses appropriate safety devices and techniques (examples: using safe lift equipment and needle safe devices; pushing carts; correctly lifting copy paper).
  • Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals (including compliance with Infection Prevention, Hand Hygiene, etc.).
  • Identifies and reports safety hazards and incidents. Maintains secure areas per policy (carts, closets, etc.)
  • Protects all confidential information and obeys all HIPAA regulations.
  • Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures, including dress code.
  • Documents time accurately using Kronos and not in corrective action for Kronos edits.
  • Attends at least 50% of departmental staff meetings.
  • Completes all departmentally required education, competencies, and/or proficiencies.
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    Demonstrates Personal accountability:
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations (Cone Health Codes) and demonstrates knowledge of how to respond;
  • Always uses appropriate safety devices and techniques (examples: using safe lift equipment and needle safe devices; pushing carts; correctly lifting copy paper);
  • Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals (including compliance with Infection Prevention, Hand Hygiene, etc.); Identifies and reports safety hazards and incidents. Maintains secure areas per policy (carts, closets, etc.);
  • Protects all confidential information and obeys all HIPAA regulations; Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures, including dress code;
  • Documents time accurately using Kronos and not in corrective action for Kronos edits;
  • Attends at least 50% of departmental staff meetings;
  • Completes all departmentally required education, competencies, and/or proficiencies.
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    Attendance: Demonstrates compliance with Attendance Policy.
    Qualifications:
    EDUCATION:
    High School Diploma or equivalent, Required
    EXPERIENCE:
    Minimum 6 months of relative experience, Required
    Minimum of 6 months of relative experience/basic medical terminology/computer literacy required
    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
    REQUIRED
    EMT - Emergency Medical Technician
    NAI - Nursing Assistant I
    BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider
    Current Nurse Aide I with the North Carolina Division of Facility Services and completion of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course with current NC certification.

    PREFERRED

Keywords: Cone Health, Burlington , ED Tech I ARMC ED, Other , Burlington, North Carolina

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