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Company: Baptist Emergency Hospital
Location: San Antonio, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

The purpose of this position is to provide technical assistance and supportive patient care to meet the needs of individual patients throughout assigned areas.



Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED, required and completion of one of the following:
    • Completion of Medical Corpsman program and one year of applicable experience (or) 
    • Completion of EMT-P (Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic), AEMT (Advanced-EMT), Licensed Paramedic (LP) course/program and one year of applicable experience (or)
    • Completion of the first year of education and current enrollment in an accredited School of Nursing and one year of applicable experience (or)
    • 3+ years of emergency room experience as an ER Technician
  • Current BLS and ACLS certifications, required.  PALS preferred
  • Experience with IV start, phlebotomy, and initiation of EKG, preferred
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication



Essential Job Functions

  • Collect, report, and document clinical data. Take vital signs, height and weight, intake and output, pulse oximetry, and collect specimens
  • Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as COLA and CLIA regulations
  • Assist with patient activities and care as assigned by the charge nurse/designee as indicated by the patient's plan of care
  • Provide for superficial wound care
  • Provide for patient safety related to age and condition
  • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times
  • Provide and maintain a clean, safe environment and perform and/or assist others to perform proper aseptic technique, isolation procedures, and infection control measures
  • Assist with the admission, transfer, and discharge of the patient


Other Job Functions

  • Prepare patients and chaperone during examinations/procedures or assists with other patient treatments
  • Maintain patient care areas with appropriate supplies
  • Assist with patient restraints and maintain precautions; collect, report and document data related to patient needs/emergencies and unusual patient and family behavior
  • Travel to all facility locations as required
  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


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