ED Tech/Nursing Assistant - LMC Nursing

  • Ridgeview Medical Center
  • Le Sueur, MN 56058, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
Education Nursing Technician

Job Description

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. Job Functions  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 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities  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 License/Certifications  Current Healthcare Provider CPR and basic Cardiac Life Certifications EMT or Registered Nursing Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant Preferred Qualifications  EMT certification 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 Additional Information FTE: .2 Weekend Rotation: Every Other Weekend Holiday Rotation: As Needed Primary Shift: Day/Evening