Tech - ER (PRN)
Universal Health Services
 Laredo, TX

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides assistance to nurses in the Emergency Room with care to patients under the direct supervision of a nurse.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1) Ensures comfort and safety of patients at all times and answers all call bells promptly.

2) Transports patients to floors as needed or to and from vehicles as necessary.

3) Assists nurses with activities of daily living and repositions patients per plan of care.

4) Takes vitals, accu checks, measures input/output, performs EKGs, CPR, lab draws, casting/splinting, start IVs, and weighs patients as required/ordered.

5) The tech is responsible for stocking supplies and removal of expired products.

6) Order entry/retrieval of patient data via EMR.

7) Communicates effectively with healthcare team members.

8) Responsible for maintaining orderly nursing station, unit and lobby.

9) Orders supplies and maintains par levels.

10) Processes charts for admissions and discharges.

11) Documents interventions and treatments in EMR.

12) Greets clients, performs quick registration into the system.

13) Provides basic care when performing 1-1 supervision of patients with AMS, Psychiatric Illness and or

Emergency Detention.

14) Participates in PI process for the ED.

15) Cleans & disinfects used sterile equipment and drops them off @ central sterilization for optimal cleansing

and repackaging.

16) Assists medical providers with laceration repairs, I&D, foreign body removal and eye exams.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MA, C N A or student in the last year of Nursing program required.
  • Current BLS required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Competency checklist must be completed prior to being able to start IVs