Emergency Room Technician - #100212

CHI St Vincent Hot Springs


Date: 04/19/2022 19:00 PM

City: Hot Springs, Arkansas

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Overview


Emergency Room Techs with CHI St Vincent have a variety of skills. CHI St Vincent North has 69 beds and offers a small-town feeling of family and camaraderie




CHI St. Vincent, a regional health network serving Arkansas, is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4,500 coworkers, 1,000 medical staff, and 500 volunteers, we consistently receive praise for care advancements




CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. 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




  • Perform patient care duties utilizing a team approach in collaboration with the RN’s, MD’s, and other team members of the comprehensive care team.
  • Must be able to perform the following tasks efficiently: perform/record vital signs, phlebotomy, CPR, apply oxygen delivering systems, perform simple wound irrigation/direct pressure/ dressings, prepare sterile fields for suturing, assist MD with treatment of nosebleed and other emergent conditions, apply restraints, clean medical equipment and prepare for sterilization, collect urine specimens, greet patients/family and prepare patients for physician/nurse examination.
  • Place the patient on cardiac monitor, identify potential life threatening arrhythmias and report immediately to the appropriate provider, pulse oximetry measurement, set up rooms for special procedures (pelvic, exams, ENT, sutures), apply splints and teach crutch walking.
  • Contributes to maintenance of a clean, safe environment to minimize hazards of infection or injury.



Qualifications



  • High school diploma, GED, Metropolitan Test or equivalent
  • One of the following must be met:
  • EMT and NREMT
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Evidence of the fundamentals of nursing and one semester of clinical practice in an RN school
  • A minimum of 6 months of direct patient care in an acute care environment within the last 24 months.

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