To provide Emergency Room technical support for physicians and nurses to optimize patient care. To assist physicians and nurses in exams and to transport patients to other departments as needed.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS Acts as preceptor for new employees. Assists with related clerical duties such as order entry, answering phones and other administrative functions. Assumes responsibility for cleanliness of room and stocking supplies needed for ED patients or procedures. Washes and cleans instruments for re-sterilizing. C leans all rescue equipment and secures it in storage. Assumes responsibility for fracture immobilization and splint application. Performs wound care and dressing changes when needed. Conducts POC testing and maintains annual competencies. Performs venipuncture, blood cultures or other lab sample collections. Performs EKGs, cardiac monitor application and identifies lethal dysrhythmias. Recognizes abnormal vital signs and reports all irregular findings to a registered nurse or physician. Prepares patient for evaluations and procedures. Arranges sterile trays for ED procedures and assists physicians by passing instruments or with sutures. Transports patients to/from other departments using stretchers, wheel chairs or other methods.
Required: High School diploma, certificate of high school course work completion or GED required.
Preferred: Emergency Medical Technician experience
Primary Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Facility: Shelby Baptist Med Ctr
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905039405
About Shelby Baptist Med Ctr
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.