Emergency Department Tech II - RiverBend Job
Date:Jun 25, 2014
Location:Springfield, OR, US
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.
Department:Emergency RB (3200)
This position is responsible for performing direct patient care activities within his/her scope of practice under the direction of Physician in the Emergency Department. They will assist the nursing staff in providing high quality and compassionate care for patients to promote a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all member of the care delivery team.
1.Participate in patient care in collaboration with and supervised by RN: which may include vital signs; IV starts; blood draws; document on flow sheet; communicate with patient and family; set-up and assist with procedures; clean and dress wounds; splinting; assist with airway management; initiate cardiac monitoring; may perform emergency defibrillation; point of care testing; patient transport; patient discharge.
2.Performs basic patient observation skills and reports significant changes in patient condition to the appropriate team member. Observation of secluded or restrained patients.
3.Maintain unit supplies by stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs. Assist in keeping patient care areas and equipment clean. Room set-up.
4.Performs clerical and communication functions to support departmental operations and patient care.
5.Order entry and results retrieval in the computer system.
6.Document patient care in health care record according to standards.
7.Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Experience in the pre-hospital or emergency department setting preferred. Successful completion of ED orientation/training and standard competencies.
OREGON ONLY: Current state EMT-Intermediate (EMT—I), EMT-Advanced (EMT-A) or EMT-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification required.
Completion of ED specific competency based education
REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
Oregon– Sacred Heart Medical Center (University of RiverBend):
ACLS certification required at date of hire.
Location:SHMC at Riverbend (420)