Hospital Tech I

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Jackson, MS 39216
  • Mar 19, 2021

Job Description

We want to ensure that the application process is smooth and efficient and recommend the following tips: Prior to applying, please provide all of your applicable experience and education relevant to the job requirements. Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process. Applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted. All online assessments are completed online.  After you submit an application, if an assessment is required, an email with instructions to complete the assessment will be sent to you. In the event you need access to a computer, please consider visiting the WIN Job Center or your local library. Once you apply, we will review your qualifications and contact you if we would like to discuss your application. Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we are unable to personally respond to all applicants. Please feel free to check the status of your application via your Candidate Profile. Thank you, Human Resources Important Applications Instructions: Please complete this application in entirety by providing all of your work experience, education and certifications/ license.  You will be unable to edit/add/change your application once it is submitted. Job Requisition ID: R00008906 Job Category: Health System Organization: HR-Talent Acquisition-Manager Location/s: Main Campus Jackson Job Title: Hospital Tech I Job Summary: 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 Responsibilities 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) Time Type: FLSA Designation/Job Exempt: No Pay Class: Hourly FTE %: 100 Work Shift: Benefits Eligibility: Job Posting Date: 02/1/2021 Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified): Apply Posted 30+ Days Ago R00008906 About Us About Us 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. EEO Statement: 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. Follow Us