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Job Requisition ID:
Main Campus Jackson
Hospital Tech I
To assist the nurse by providing care and treatment of patients in accordance with UMMC policy and nursing practice laws and regulations. To perform job duties in accordance with the medical center's purpose.
Education & Experience
High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and any combination of education and work experience equal to two (2) years
Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required: N/A
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Performs clerical duties, which may include answering phones, taking and delivering messages, and providing information to patients.
Answers patients' signals, assesses patient's needs, and communicates request to pertinent individuals as necessary; provides for needs of the patient and family members when possible.
Records vital signs accurately and reports any changes to the rn. Informs rn of any unusual occurrences or changes in patient's condition. Maintains accurate records (vital signs, i/o, weight, etc.) And reports changes to the nurse..
Performs bath and hygiene measures, feeding and other activities of daily living as necessary.
Participates in the care of the patient by lifting, turning, and repositioning the patient, utilizing proper body mechanics and equipment.
Escorts and or transports patients and equipment to various hospital locations, as required.
Helps prepare patients for treatments, exams, procedures and assists with/chaperones procedures as appropriate in current clinical setting
The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.
Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, occasional exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional crawling, frequent crouching/stooping, occasional kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, frequent twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)
FLSA Designation/Job Exempt:
Job Posting Date:
Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):
Posted 30+ Days Ago
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), headquartered in Jackson, is the state's only academic medical center. Here, we work to improve the lives of Mississippians through our three missions of education, research, and health care.
Education: UMMC includes seven health science schools: medicine, nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies, population health, and pharmacy. (The School of Pharmacy is headquartered on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford.) Enrollment in all programs is more than 3,000 students.
Research: From world-renowned studies on heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension to advanced treatment for cancer and a human physiology simulation program used by NASA, researchers at UMMC are unraveling the diseases that affect Mississippians, while creating new, high-tech jobs and injecting tens of millions of dollars annually into the state's economy.
Health Care: UMMC provides a wide-range of patient care programs. At our main campus in Jackson, in addition to outpatient clinics, we offer a women and infant’s hospital and a critical care hospital along with University Hospital, plus the state’s only:
Children’s hospital (Batson Children’s Hospital)
Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
Heart, kidney, liver, and pancreas transplant programs
Level 1 trauma center
Adult and pediatric congenital heart programs
Children’s cancer care program
We also care for Mississippians statewide with community hospitals UMMC Grenada, UMMC Holmes County, plus pediatric clinics in Tupelo, Hattiesburg and the Gulf Coast. In addition, our Center for Telehealth offers specialized care remotely, through online video chat technology, at more than two hundred locations throughout the state.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to the Office of the Director, Employee Relations, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216-4505.