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PAT Tech Care II - Emergency - PRN Rotating - Mercy Medical, Aurora

Date: Sep 6, 2019

Requisition ID: 65328

Ministry:  Presence Mercy Medical Center

Location: Presence Mercy Medical Center

Location Address:
1315 North Highland, Aurora, IL  60506 United States (US)

 

   

Department: 20245020 Emergency Services PMMC 

Daily Hours: 12
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Patient Care Tech II assists in providing high quality emergency care for patients of all age groups with both acute and chronic health problems. The care is performed by and in collaboration with the Registered Nurses and Emergency Physicians of the Emergency Department. The Emergency Department is a high volume, high acuity, and high stress environment that requires maturity and a strong coping mechanism. The employee must be able to prioritize projects and workload on a daily basis.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Keeps the department organized by performing cleaning and stocking duties and ordering supplies as necessary.
  2. Assist medical and nursing staff by preparing patients for surgery and assisting during various procedures.
  3. Assists in treating the patient by collaborating with the RN and MD to provide oral medications for fevers, nebulize albuterol, placement of peripheral IV caths, urinary caths and temporary orthopedic devices.
  4. Assists in obtaining accurate diagnostic data by obtaining vital signs, venous blood samples, EKGs and placing patients on non-invasive monitoring equipment.
  5. Responds to patient's immediate need for evaluation by performing and documenting a triage assessment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.

 

Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

 

Computer Skills

Meditech software. Equipment used in the performance of this job include EKGs, Pulse Ox Monitors, IV Pumps Carts, Glucometers, and Blood Tubes.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

EMT-P license required. CPR certification required. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Trauma (PHTLS) certifications preferred

Business Unit: Presence Mercy Medical Center
Department Name: Emergency Services PMMC

Job Function: Nursing 


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Medical, Medical Technologist, Orthopedic, Patient Care, Emergency Medicine, Healthcare