Performs or assists with technical procedures and patient care services, to include some delegated medical procedures under the direct supervision of the physician.
PREPARES PATIENT AND EQUIPMENT FOR EXAMINATION OR PROCEDURE TO FACILITATE PHYSICIAN EFFICIENCY.
*Operates and maintains equipment safety and in accordance with established policies and procedures.
*Assists physicians and other designated clinical staff members in carrying out procedures which require aseptic techniques observing standard precautions.
*Prepares patient for exam or procedure and assists physician.
*Diligently observes patient, recognizes changes in condition and promptly seeks appropriate assistance.
*Performs vital signs and POC testing as determined by each clinic.
MAINTAINS A CLEAN AND SERVICEABLE WORK ENVIRONMENT TO ENHANCE PATIENT CARE.
*Thoroughly cleans rooms and equipment following infection control guidelines.
*Maintains PAR levels for supplies and laundry as directed by supervisor.
PARTICIPATES IN EDUCATION AND PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES TO ENHANCE QUALITY OF CARE.
*Knowledge of performance improvement projects in area and participation as required.
*Attends 100% of in-service education; i.e., medical terminology, specimen labeling, medication reconciliation job required.
*Attends 50% of staff meetings, if unable to attend, employee is responsible for content.
PERFORMS NUMEROUS SUPPORT SERVICES IN A PATIENT CARE SETTING.
*Ensures room is prepared for procedures and examinations in accordance with established procedures.
*Assists patient from waiting room and prepares patient for examination in a timely and courteous manner.
*Collects and records assessment data as directed by the Physician, Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager.
*Collects and labels specimens properly, and delivers them to the laboratory in a timely manner.
PERFORMS OTHER POSITION APPROPRIATE DUTIES AS REQUIRED IN A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:
Must receive BCLS certification within 6 months of hire date.
*Must be able to read, write, speak and comprehend the English language.
*Must have corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
*One to two years healthcare experience preferred.
Department Specific Duties- Hyperbaric & Wound Care Clinic
* Performs aseptic venipunctures and collects appropriate amount of whole blood from donor in accordance with established protocols to obtain acceptable unit.
* Maintains a clean, orderly and serviceable work area that is properly decontaminated at all times.
* Demonstrates technical skills to and answers questions of new employees as needed in clear and concise manner and in accordance with SOP.
Experience: Minimum/No Experience
Degree: H. S. Graduate/GED Equivalent
License/Certificate: Basic Cardiac Life Support Basic Card Life Sup w/i 6 mths LifeSupCert 30d aft exp if req
Department: CStCln Orthopaedics
Standard Hours Per Week: 40