SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Full-time
Shift: Full Time Nights
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center is a 216-bed acute care hospital proudly serving Bay County and surrounding communities for 40 years. The hospital was recently named a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® - heart failure, heart attack, pneumonia, surgical care, and perinatal care - for the fourth consecutive year and has achieved certifications for its stroke and wound care. Located in Panama City, Florida, its team of more than 450 providers and 1,000 employees work to ensure patients receive the highest quality of care every day. With the area's only designated Pediatric ER, four-bed Pediatric ICU and 28-bed NICU, the hospital is ready to care for our youngest residents. The hospital has the only Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI as recognized by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Additionally, the hospital's cancer program is accredited by the Commission on Cancer and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). These designations enhance the hospital's quality of care and demonstrate its commitment to higher, measurable standards of care.
POSITION SUMMARY: The ER Tech provides quality care to patients under the direction of a licensed nurse and may performs clerical and receptionist duties.
Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
Demonstrates knowledge and application of basic patient care, to include activities of daily living, vital signs and intake and output.
Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse.
Monitors and documents information regarding patient activities, as directed by the Registered Nurse.
Completes, executes and performs secretarial tasks such as, Order Entry, filing and organizing patient charts and medication orders.
Communicates, interacts and participates in team work on the unit.
Demonstrates an understanding of patients charts, physician orders and nursing orders.
Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors, staff and physicians.
Demonstrates an understanding and is proficient in the use of a computer and office equipment.
Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.
Demonstrates knowledge of the notification reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.
Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
Maintains the unit in optimal operating condition by cleaning general work stations and stocking of supplies. These supplies can include items that contain a medication.
Transports emergently needed medications from the pharmacy to the nursing staff, with the exception of narcotics.
May have access to the medication room or designated areas to transport, assemble, and stock (inventory) of non scheduled drugs and biologicals to include but not limited to fluids, sterile water, normal saline, and irrigations.
Graduate from a state Licensed CNA or EMT program preferred.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification or Emergency Medical Technologist (EMT) certification preferred.
BLS required at hire.
EXPERIENCEREQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
Experiencecommensurate with unit standards
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