26 days old

E.D. Tech

Beacon Health System
Elkhart, IN 46516
  • Job Code
    205734
Assist patients with performing activities of daily living when delegated by RN. Obtains vital signs on patients and reports to assigned nurse. Keeps the nurse up-to-date on any changes in patient information. Exhibits exceptional patient experience by upholding Beacon values of respect, trust integrity and compassion and displaying relationship based care. EGH Nursing Purpose: To ensure safe, compassionate, innovative patient centered care, promote and engage in the advancement of evidenced-based nursing practice, create a culture of collaboration, professionalism and a healthy work environment.MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS
  • MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.
  • VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.
  • SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.
Patient Reception
  • Represents the hospital in a compassionate and caring manner as an integral member of the health care team.
  • Smiles and greets all customers who present for care, treatment, and direction.
  • Answers telephone in a courteous manner.
  • Keeps in contact with the patients who are waiting for care in conjunction with the triage nurse.
  • Acts as a liaison between patient/family and physicians/staff.
Education/Training
  • Attends and participates in workshops, mandatory/voluntary in-services and unit meetings.
  • Actively participates in educating and orienting students and new personnel to unit and routines.
  • Is responsible for 100% of information shared at staff meetings.
  • Participates in Hazmat training.
  • Completes skills verification as required.
  • Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the department
  • Completes other job-related duties and projects as assigned.
  • Suggests and plans ways to improve processes on unit.
  • Actively assists Care Innovation Council (EDGE Team) with improved processes.
Patient Care/Safety:
  • Reports all unusual occurrences including hazardous or life-threatening situations to triage nurse of appropriate care giver.
  • Promotes safety and security measures by using de-escalation techniques with disruptive patient situations. Requests assistance from security officers as needed.
  • Communicates complete accurate information in a professional and timely manner to co-workers, physicians, and other disciplines.
  • Maintains safe environment for patient and self through adherence to safety and infection control.
  • Anticipates changes in patient condition based on history and presenting symptoms.
  • Performs splint application, cast cutting, administers enemas and performs wound care as directed.
  • Obtains 12-lead EKG's and connects patients to cardiac monitors.
  • Taking and recording vital signs including temperatures, blood pressure, pulse and respirations; also measuring and recording standing or bed scale weights.
  • Collects specimens appropriately.
  • Performs set up for suturing, pelvic exams, I&D, chest tubes, lumbar puncture, eye irrigation performs unit maintenance and stocking of equipment.
  • Follows infection prevention policy at all times. Utilizes standard work when cleaning rooms between patients.
  • Assists nurse/physician with other procedures as directed.
ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Associate complies with the following organizational requirements:

  • Attends and participates in department meetings and is accountable for all information shared.
  • Completes mandatory education, annual competencies an d department specific education within established timeframes.
  • Completes annual employee health requirements within established timeframes.
  • Maintains license/certification, registration in good standing throughout fiscal year.
  • Direct patient care providers are required to maintain current BCLS (CPR) and other certifications as required by position/department.
  • Consistently utilizes appropriate universal precautions, protective equipment, and ergonomic techniques to protect patient and self.
  • Adheres to regulatory agency requirements, survey process and compliance.
  • Complies with established organization and department policies.
  • Available to work overtime in addition to working additional or other shifts and schedules when required.
Commitment to Beacon's six-point Operating System, referred to as The Beacon Way:
  • Leverage innovation everywhere.
  • Cultivate human talent.
  • Embrace performance improvement.
  • Build greatness through accountability.
  • Use information to improve and advance.
  • Communicate clearly and continuously.

Education and Experience
  • The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a High School Diploma or Equivalent. EMT certified (First Response, Basic, Advanced, or Paramedic), Certified Nursing Assistant or currently enrolled in a School of Nursing preferred. Must obtain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS/CPR) within 3 months of hire and maintain current certification. Experience in the Emergency Department or other related healthcare experience preferred.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Must have good customer service skills.
  • Must have good organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Strong team player, receives delegation readily and positively
Working Conditions
  • May have direct contact and exposure to communicable diseases.
  • May have contact with or be exposed to hazardous materials.
  • Has contact with patients, families, and visitors of varied backgrounds.
  • May be exposed to a wide variety of personalities and temperaments (which may include difficult interactions).
  • Works 8 to 12 hour shifts, including holidays and weekends.
Physical Demands
  • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.






Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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