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Heywood Hospital Critical Care Technician, Emergency Room, (Sign-on Bonus), 24 Hours, Night Shift in Athol, Massachusetts

$900 Sign-on Bonus Job Requirements Minimum Education * High school graduate or equivalent required * One or more of the following: Nursing student who has completed first fundamentals course and 75 hours of clinical, successful completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant program, successful completion of a Certified Medical Assistant program or successful completion of an Emergency Medical Technician program Minimum Work Experience * Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit or Medical/surgical clinical experience strongly preferred * Phlebotomy experience preferred. Required Licenses* * Current AHA BCLS healthcare provider required Required Skills * Knowledge of principles of patient hygiene, comfort and safety measures. * Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. * Good oral and written communication skills. * Additional languages preferred. * Basic computer knowledge. * Ability to write clearly. *Functional Demands Physical Requirements: Exerts 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Frequently kneels (bending the legs at knee to come to rest on knee or knees), reaches (extending hands and arms in any direction), and feels (perceiving attributes of items as size, shape, temperature, or texture by means of fingertips). Occasionally crouches (bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine), and stoops (bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist). Organizational Expectations Behavioral Attributes: The following behavioral attributes are required: achievement motivation, concern for order, flexibility, initiative, self-confidence, customer service oriented, interpersonal effectiveness, teamwork, analytical thinking and information seeking. Essential Functions * Conducts interactions with everyone in a friendly, courteous and respectful manner. * Goes out of his/her way to offer assistance to others. If he/she cannot offer assistance, then finds someone who can. * Advocates to ensure privacy and confidentiality while helping others to maintain awareness. * Maintains a clean and safe hospital. * Responds appropriately and immediately in emergency situations. * Maintains a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors, and/or staff to provide the highest level of physical comfort, and minimize risk and injury. * Ensures compliance with regulations to maintain accreditation and licensure. * Complies with the Hospital Attendance and Tardiness Policy. * Completed all Hospital and Department Specific Mandatory requirements in the prior calendar year. * Reports Incidents in a timely and effective manner. * All employees with direct patient contact are responsible for actively engaging in the practice of, monitoring and enforcing compliance to hand hygiene. * Works together with departmental and healthcare teams to complete assignments. * Maintains a clean and comfortable environment for patients and visitors. * Removes or arranges for removal of safety hazards from environment immediately to prevent potential safety hazards from occurring. * Prioritizes and reprioritizes work based on the changing needs of the customers. * Assists patient, physician and nurse during procedures, assisting during procedure as needed. * Assists in the admission and discharge of patients to expedite care. * Assists in the collection, labeling and delivery of routine specimens. * Assists with the transfer of patients to and from other departments utilizing appropriate technique (i.e. body mechanics, transfer mattress). * Observes, reports and records vital signs and intake and output as directed by the registered nurse and in accordance with Patient Care Service’s Standards. * Performs EKG’s, according to standard policies and procedures. * Performs Glucometer testing according to standard policies and procedures on patients 15 years or older. (This is dependent on completed competency). * Performs blood draws according to standard policies and procedures on patients 15 years or older. (This is dependent on completed competency). * Performs IV insertion according to standard policies and procedures on patients 15 years and older. (This is dependent on completed competency) * Places patients on cardiac monitors and obtains trends, as indicated. * Recognizes and reports appropriate patient data to the Registered Nurse. * Monitors stock and re-stocks supplies as needed. * Participates in continuing education, departmental staff meetings and in-services and performs department specific competencies. Statement of Other Duties:This document describes the major duties and responsibilities for this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described. Facility: Athol Hospital Department: AMH EMERGENCY ROOM-,2001.60100 Regular or Temporary Position: Regular Position Control #: 2001.60100.2225 Position Hours: 24 hrs Shift: Night Weekend Frequency: Every Other Holiday Rotation: Every Other Job Title: Critical Care Technician, Emergency Room, (Sign-on Bonus), 24 Hours, Night Shift Location: Athol, Massachusetts Posted Date: 05/14/2021