Cardiopulmonary Technician - AdventHealth Central Texas
PRN, as needed
Shift mostly likely needing coverage: Monday Friday 6am mid morning
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
You Will Be Responsible For:
Prioritizes work appropriately and ensures all work completed.
Interacts with all members of the health care team to ensure efficient problem resolution.
Reviews patients' charts and ensures proper orders prior to testing; obtains orders as needed; documents all procedures appropriately.
Seeks guidance and direction as necessary for performance of duties.
Strives to accommodate changing needs of the department while maintaining high productivity, availability and efficient use of physical resources and supplies.
Performs age-specific care for age categories: infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.
Reviews, collects and evaluates pertinent and relevant clinical data.
Provides effective education to patients, students and co-workers.
Performs procedures within the scope of practice as defined by the departmental policy and procedure manual and development level attained.
Adheres to PPID and infection prevention policies and procedures.
Upholds professional standards for performance and conduct.
Participates in departmental, hospital and community in-services/education/training.
Actively participates in performance improvement.
Actively participates in positive skills mentorship for other staff.
Active participation in department to include meeting attendance, project participation, participation in team discussions and/or huddles, review of email and huddle board at least once per shift worked.
Knowledgeable in regulatory standards as they apply to the department and position.
Leaves work area in good order and ready.
Has knowledge of/understands current JCAHO standards for the aspect of the department.
Clocks in on time and clocks out on time to maintain fiscal responsibility.
Assists in departmental, hospital and community in-services/education when assigned.
Always adheres to Standards of Professional Behavior, Values, Mission, and Vision. Avoids unprofessional activities such as gossip, negative conversations and behavior, 'pot-stirring', complaining, etc. Always displays a positive, helpful, and willing attitude along with appropriate communication to interdisciplinary teammates. Displays respect at all times to interdisciplinary team mates, patients, families and visitors. Does not use the ideology of 'it's not my job'. Emphasizes inclusion and diversity of thought, action, and person.
What You Will Need:
High school diploma or GED
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
Currently enrolled in a health services degree program (RT, LVN, RN, etc.) highly preferred
ACLS Certification preferred
The Cardiopulmonary Technician responsible for providing assistance to the Cardiopulmonary Department. The CP Tech works variable shifts to meet the needs of the department which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The CP Tech performs a wide variety of job duties during their shifts. The CP Tech is under the supervision of the Cardiopulmonary manager and any assigned charge therapist.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Adventist Health System