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ED Support Tech

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY The Emergency Department (ED) Technician, under the supervision of Nursing Staff, helps in the provision of emergency care. Performs duties and direct technical care requiring knowledge of basic patient care standards and medical technology. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE Helps in patient care duties. Collects 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. Helps with mobility, toileting, feeding and other personal care needs. Performs phlebotomy to obtain venous blood samples and obtains and delivers other specimens for Laboratory review. Helps or transports patients to and from the department. Helps in patient education. Consoles 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 expertise of nursing and patient care standards and procedures. Relational 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 through speech 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 on 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.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Pflugerville , ED Support Tech, Other , Pflugerville, Texas

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