• Emergency Room Technical Assistant - 36 hrs/wk Variable Shift - West Bloomfield, MI

    Posted: 03/10/2021


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    Job Description


    Assist with patient care based on individual needs within the scope of practice under direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician.

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Assists RNs and physicians with assessments, examinations and treatments as requested. The following list of treatments/examinations is not inclusive and may vary by Business Unit:

    • Drawing blood and collection of specimens
    • EKG's
    • Splint/immobilizers applications
    • Taking vital signs on adults and pediatric patients
    • Inserting neuro-gastric tubes and attaches it to the ordered drainage.
    • Urethral catherizations of adult patients
    • Application of sterile dressings
    • Starting unmedicated IV's in Category II
    • Discontinuance of peripheral IV's

    Prepares and assists physician with procedures such as:
    1. Suturing-preps patients and prepares sterile trays.
    2. Application of casts, holding patients.
    3. Miscellaneous procedures including pelvic exams, lumbar punctures
    • Recognizes potentially life threatening dysrhythmias and abnormal vital signs and reports same to RN/provider
    • Assists patients as needed.
    • Adheres to hospital policy addressing standard precautions, safety regulations and guidelines.
    • Documents patient care performed, including vital signs.
    • Cleans equipment, monitor stock and restocks equipment and supplies as required.
    • Assists in ordering routine equipment; maintains sufficient quantities of stretchers, wheelchairs, suction equipment, etc. in ER area.
    • Transports patients and supplies.
    • Maintains departmental cleanliness and prepares rooms between patients and procedures.
    • Maintains knowledge and utilization of limited high tech emergency and nonemergency equipment.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
    • High school diploma or G.E.D. required.
    • Previous Emergency Dept Technician, MA or Nursing Assistant experience preferred.
    • BCLS certification required.

    LICENSURES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
    One of four certifications required:
    • B-EMT
    • Graduate Medical Assistant from an accredited program.
    • Completion of a formal nursing education program to practice as an RN offshore.
    • Completion of a formal medical doctor education program to practice as a medical doctor offshore.
    • EMT license preferred.
    • Successful completion of a 180 day orientation period required.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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