This position is responsible for assisting nursing staff in direct and non-direct patient care at the direction of the professional nursing staff. Also, provides individualized care to patients in an emergency setting according to established standards, policies and procedures and under the supervision of the staff nurse or physician.
Gathers all necessary demographic and insurance information in order to register the patient.
Assists nursing staff in direct and non-direct patient care functions.
Obtains and articulates pertinent data in an objective manner.
Communicates pertinent patient information to the RN or LPN to assure continuum of care.
Documents the various aspects of care on appropriate forms according to RMC policies and procedures.
Performs Patient Safety Attendant functions as needed.
Prepares and transports patients for examination.
Assists emergency staff in direct and non-direct patient care functions as delegated.
Performs EKGs and point of care testing.
Applies splints and braces on patients as ordered assuring good CMS after application.
Performs mandatory equipment checks.
Accompanies ambulance transports and assists with airway management as needed.
Assists with transfer/discharge paperwork as well as patient registration.
Demonstrates competencies in the specialty areas of Emergency, Urgent Care, and In-Patient.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education/Work Experience
High school graduate or equivalent
Strong communication and listening skills
Ability to meet and maintain the necessary background checks as aligned with position functions
Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above
Knowledge of basic computer functions
Ability to respond appropriately to unpredictable situation and diverse patient populations
Ability to work autonomously and as a team
Capable of making independent decisions with the use of good critical thinking and problem solving skills
Ability to work and multi-task in a high stress and fast paced environment
Current Healthcare Provider CPR and basic Cardiac Life Certifications
EMT or Registered Nursing Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant
Experience in a hospital setting
Cognitive and Mental Demands
Time Awareness - Continuous
Writing - Continuous
Initiation of Work - Continuous
Memory - Continuous
Receptiveness to Change - Frequent
Reasoning - Continuous
Required Sequences in Work - Occasional
Problem Solving - Continuous
Attentiveness Duration - Continuous
Social Interactions - Continuous
Mathematical Aptitude - Frequent
Conflict Management - Continuous
Reading - Continuous
Detail Oriented - Continuous
Link to Employee Health Physical Demands
Every Other Weekend