SJ EMERGENCY DEPT TECHNICIAN
Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital - Houston, TX

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Performs delegated low risks, high frequency technical and clinical procedures required of patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Assumes the role of phlebotomist when necessary. Performs EKGs without errors. Assists the registered nurse in application of telemetry units on patients. 2. Performs unit secretarial functions when applicable. Transcribes physician orders accurately and efficiently. Types discharged instructions without errors. 3. Performs drug screen collection according to established policy, procedure, and protocols. 4. Demonstrates proficiency in the use and maintenanceof clinical equipment. Possesses level of expertise that enables an appropriate response to technical questions. 5. Participates as a team player. Assists co-workers in performing patient care. 6. Communicates with patients demonstrating age specificity. Acts as a patient advocate in coordinating care across the continuum that meets the patient's needs. 7. Follows channels of communication for effective problem solving. Assists in resolving complex issues. 8. Demonstrates the componets of the I CARE values statement (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence). 9. Demonstrates Service Pride standards (smiles and makes eye contact; greets each patient and visitor; seeks out patient and visitor contact; displays appropriate body language at all times; takes 5 minutes each day to go above and beyond for 1 patient or visitor; honors diversity; thanks every customer). 10. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports all accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace. 11. Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 18 years of age. High school diploma, GED or its equivalent is required.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Previous experience or basic Nursing Assistant course is preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED Basic CPR. NVCI within 90 days. SAMI within 1 year of employment. CPR Required: American Heart Association BCLS Healthcare Provider
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. Must be able to write and speak effectively in English.

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