Cape Cod Hospital ER Technician in Hyannis, Massachusetts
24 Hours per week
3p-11p rot days, e/o w/e, e/o hol
Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs. We are currently seeking a dedicated EC Tech to join our team at Cape Cod Hospital. Cape Cod Healthcare offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits packages, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid time off. PURPOSE OF POSITION: Performs as a member of the Emergency Center Nursing Team to assist physicians and staff nurses in providing care to Emergency Center patients in accordance with established policy and procedures. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Participates as a frontline care giver to patients in the Emergency Center 2. Provides direct patient care and collects physical, psychological and social patient data under the direction of the Registered Nurse. 3. Participates in development of the patient care plan under the direction of the Registered Nurse. 4. Assists in the timely, complete and proper provision of patient care as established through regulatory agency recommendations and standards as well as Cape Cod Hospital Emergency Center policies, procedures, standards and protocols. 5. Follows patient etiquette guidelines as written in Emergency Department policy. 6. Is familiar with equipment in the department and the location of all items. 7. Assists in transporting patients within the department as well as within the facility in accordance with current safety practices. 8. Assesses personal and learning development needs. Maintains documentation of current and ongoing professional development activities. Regularly updates knowledge of techniques and regulations appropriate to the ages of the patients served. 9. Orients other ER Techs to the unit as assigned by educators/managers. 10. Performs other work-related tasks and activities as assigned or requested by manager. Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Hospital's commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING Ability to read, write and communicate in English. Current state licensure as an LPN, or CNA with one year of patient experience or EMT or must be currently enrolled in an accredited RN program and have successfully completed one academic year which includes two semesters of clinical practice. Current CPR certification Successful completion of Cape Cod Hospital written competency exam for NA II Successful completion of CPI training within 6 months of hire and maintain recertification annually. · Must maintain current licensure or certification as an LPN, CNA or EMT OR successfully pass the ER Tech exam with a score of 80% or higher every 2 years.
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