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ED Patient Care Tech - Canton Potsdam Hospital

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Job ID REQ_150220 FACILITY St Lawrence Health LOCATION Potsdam, New York

SUMMARY

Provides direct or indirect patient care in accordance with treatment plans as determined/delegated by a licensed nurse or Practitioner.  Assists with tasks necessary for the general organization of the ED Dept., being flexible meeting patient and/or unit needs.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Canton Potsdam Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Emergency

SCHEDULE: 12 Hour, Nights

ATTRIBUTES

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, Associates Degree preferred
  • EKG certification preferred (can be trained on the job)
  • Medical terminology preferred
  •  BLS required 
  •  Safe Patient Handling training (can be obtained on the job required within one month of hire)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide direct patient care and indirect activities to facilitate smooth running ED
  •  Provide safe and competent care of patients, to include ambulation, transferring or lifting of patients 
  •  Take patient vital signs, including temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure and pain level   
  • Document vital signs and EKG information in the EMR
  • Assist with the admission, discharge and transfer of patients within the Hospital   
  • Order/rotate stock in ED ensuring products are not overstocked or expired; restock ER rooms
  • Provide CPR during emergency “code” situations
  • Perform EKG’s on ED patients as ordered by Practitioner
  • Perform blood collection procedures by venipuncture


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Medium Work - Exerting 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; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 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; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.
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