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ED Tech 1 PRN SP SG WG

Spalding Medical Center • Griffin, Georgia • Evening Shift • PRN • JR-3447

Job Summary:

JOB SUMMARY: a brief description of the job.The Emergency Department (ED) Tech Level I is a multi-skilled caregiver who functions under the direction of theprofessional Registered Nurse. Provides safe, age-appropriate care to the patient by performing t

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

Provides safe, age- appropriate care to the patient: - Obtain and document vital signs; inform nurse if vital signs are abnormal. - Perform 12-lead EKG and hand to ED physician. - Perform bedside blood sugar testing; inform nurse if result is abnormal. - Measure and apply extremity splints as directed by nurse or physician. - Instruct patient regarding safe crutch ambulation techniques with return demonstration by patient. - Oral suctioning. - Superficial wound care. Performs procedures using aseptic technique: - Urethral catheterization. - Sterile tray preparation. - Dressing application. - Phlebotomy Telesitter Facility Liaison - Tracks, delivers, maintains, and retrieves telesitter carts - Troubleshoots any cart connectivity issues and places an IT ticket if necessary - Performs safe room guideline checks upon initiation and upon every hand-off thereafter - Performs environmental rounds to ensure safe room guidelines are being maintained - Responds to remote telesitter escalation for face-to-face intervention - Notifies Nurse and/or charge Nurse when face to face redirection is requireda. Transport, using good body mechanics as appropriate: - Patients via stretcher or wheelchair, ensuring patient safety. - Unit supplies. - Equipment. - Patient medications Monitor’s patients in restraint / seclusion: - Frequency of monitoring performed as per policy. - Document monitoring as per policy. - Notify nurse of abnormal findings or observation Observes cardiac monitors to ensure the recognition of arrhythmias: (Site specific Kennestone ED) - Recognize cardiac rhythms and communicate findings to registered professional as - appropriate - Provides accurate patient information for each monitor in use - Responsible for cleaning and maintaining monitors and pumps in monitor room Assures patient care area is appropriately stocked. Provides safe, age- appropriate care to the patient: • Obtain and document vital signs; inform nurse if vital signs are abnormal. • Perform 12-lead EKG and hand to ED physician. • Perform bedside blood sugar testing; inform nurse if result is abnormal. • Measure and apply extremity splints as directed by nurse or physician. • Instruct patient regarding safe crutch ambulation techniques with return demonstration by patient. • Oral suctioning. • Superficial wound care. Performs procedures using aseptic technique: • Urethral catheterization. • Sterile tray preparation. • Dressing application. • Phlebotomy Telesitter Facility Liaison • Tracks, delivers, maintains, and retrieves telesitter carts • Troubleshoots any cart connectivity issues and places an IT ticket if necessary • Performs safe room guideline checks upon initiation and upon every hand-off thereafter • Performs environmental rounds to ensure safe room guidelines are being maintained • Responds to remote telesitter escalation for face-to-face intervention • Notifies Nurse and/or charge Nurse when face to face redirection is requireda. Transport, using good body mechanics as appropriate: • Patients via stretcher or wheelchair, ensuring patient safety. • Unit supplies. • Equipment. • Patient medications Monitor’s patients in restraint / seclusion: • Frequency of monitoring performed as per policy. • Document monitoring as per policy. • Notify nurse of abnormal findings or observation Observes cardiac monitors to ensure the recognition of arrhythmias: (Site specific Kennestone ED) • Recognize cardiac rhythms and communicate findings to registered professional as • appropriate • Provides accurate patient information for each monitor in use • Responsible for cleaning and maintaining monitors and pumps in monitor room Assures patient care area is appropriately stocked.

Required Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited program Required High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited program

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):

Basic Life Support 1.00 Required BLS - Instructor 1.00 Required BLS - Provisional 1.00 Required

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

Required Minimum Experience:

: Experience: Previous healthcare experience

Required Minimum Skills:

Effective communication skills (verbal and written) required Proficiency with desktop computer required Demonstrate willingness to be a team-player and a self-starter required Proficiency obtaining vital signs using manual processes required

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