ED Support Tech

Baylor Scott & White Health


Date: 1 week ago
City: Waco, TX
Contract type: Full time
Baylor Scott & White Health
JOB SUMMARY



The Emergency Department (ED) Technician, under the supervision of Nursing Staff, assists in the provision of emergency care. Performs duties and direct technical care requiring knowledge of basic patient care principles and medical technology




ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE



Assists in patient care duties. Collects objective data such as vital signs, weight, pulse oximetry reading, pain scale reading, pain scale rating, visual acuity, nutritional intake and output and documents on appropriate forms



Recognizes and reports abnormal data or findings promptly. Implements Physician, Provider and Nursing orders responsibly and documents interventions according to Hospital protocol



Provides direct technical care. Assists with mobility, toileting, feeding and other personal care needs



Performs phlebotomy to obtain venous blood samples and obtains and delivers other specimens for Laboratory analysis



Assists or transports patients to and from the department



Assists in patient education. Comforts patients and family members and responds to their concerns



Performs clinical coordination activities



Communicates effectively with Nurses, Physicians, and other healthcare team members to gather and exchange information related to patient care




KEY SUCCESS FACTORS



Knowledge and understanding of nursing and patient care standards and procedures



Interpersonal skills required to interact effectively with patients and staff



Ability to follow established safety, infection control, environmental and isolation practices and procedures at all times



Must be able to read, write and follow instructions and flow chart protocols



Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in writing



General computer skills, including but not limited to: using required software applications, data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email



Corpsman Certificate preferred



Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) preferred




BENEFITS



Our competitive benefits package includes the following



  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level



QUALIFICATIONS

- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent

- EXPERIENCE - 1 Year of Experience

- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

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