Emergency Room Tech
Company: Baptist Health Care
Posted on: November 19, 2022
Under the direct supervision of licensed personnel, the patient
care technician performs a variety of routine duties to assist the
nursing staff in the delivery of patient care. This position spends
the majority of his or her time interacting with, assisting, and
supporting our patients. Along with ensuring a safe environment,
this position develops with each individual a therapeutic
relationship which is critical in the healing process.
Responsibilities may include, but is not limited to assisting with
ambulating and mobilization of patients, taking and recording the
patient's vital signs (i.e., BP, Temperature, Pulse, Respirations,
& O2 sat), weighing patients, assisting with personal hygiene / AM
Care (i.e., Oral Care, Bathing the patient, etc.), assisting with
bedpans and toileting, catheter care, empty drains, turning
bedridden patients or patients that need assistance with turning,
linen changes, assisting with meal preparation, feeding patients,
I&O, light cleaning and organizing of patients room, answering
call lights, and relaying pertinent information to the nurse.
Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to provide direct
care to patients in collaboration with licensed personnel. Performs
all responsibilities/duties required by the department/division, as
defined in the scope of service, to ensure that the unique nature
of the client is addressed including: Sitting with patients and
sitting with Baker Acted Patients. Maintains up-to-date and
accurate documentation of data collected. Assumes clerical duties
necessary to assist the healthcare team to provide patient care.
Maintains supplies/inventory for department. Receives and directs
phone calls and serves as the receptionist for the
department.Assist in other duties as assigned to support the
operational needs of the department and organization. May be
required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after
severe weather and/or disasters.
- High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Licenses and Certifications
- BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS) American Heart Association
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
- Effective communication skills.
- Basic computer knowledge.
- Ability to accurately screen and triage acute patients
- Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
- Strong interpersonal and team skills
- Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Excellent organizational skills required.
- Knowledge of acceptable ranges of blood pressure, pulse, oxygen
saturation and EKG.
- Ability to document and utilize electronic health record
- Empathy and excellent listening skills.
- Ability to deal appropriately with confidential
Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system
committed to improving the quality of life for people and
communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The
organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews
Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive
primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000
team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest
non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
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