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Henry Ford Health System Emergency Room Tech Assistant - Contingent Rotating Shift - Bruce Township Urgent Care in Romeo, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Assist with patient care based on individual needs within the scope of practice under direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists RNs and physicians with assessments, examinations and treatments as requested. The following list of treatments/examinations is not inclusive and may vary by Business Unit:

  1. Drawing blood and collection of specimens

  2. EKG’s

  3. Splint/immobilizers applications

  4. Taking vital signs on adults and pediatric patients

  5. Inserting neuro-gastric tubes and attaches it to the ordered drainage.

  6. Urethral catherizations of adult patients

  7. Application of sterile dressings

  8. Starting unmedicated IV’s in Category II

  9. Discontinuance of peripheral IV’s

Prepares and assists physician with procedures such as:

  1. Suturing-preps patients and prepares sterile trays.

  2. Application of casts, holding patients.

  3. Miscellaneous procedures including pelvic exams, lumbar punctures

Recognizes potentially life threatening dysrhythmias and abnormal vital signs and reports same to RN/provider

Assists patients as needed.

Adheres to hospital policy addressing standard precautions, safety regulations and guidelines.

Documents patient care performed, including vital signs.

Cleans equipment, monitor stock and restocks equipment and supplies as

required.

Assists in ordering routine equipment; maintains sufficient quantities of stretchers, wheelchairs, suction equipment, etc. in ER area.

Transports patients and supplies.

Maintains departmental cleanliness and prepares rooms between patients and procedures.

Maintains knowledge and utilization of limited high tech emergency and non-emergency equipment.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. required.

  • Previous Emergency Dept Technician, MA or Nursing Assistant experience preferred.

  • BCLS certification required.

LICENSURES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED

One of four certifications required:

  • B-EMT

  • Graduate Medical Assistant from an accredited program.

  • Completion of a formal nursing education program to practice as an RN offshore.

  • Completion of a formal medical doctor education program to practice as a medical doctor offshore.

    Overview

    Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

    care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes

    the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

    insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

    network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

    full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

    The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

    employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The

    health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com.

    Benefits

    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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