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The Emergency Care Associate/Medical Assistant works with the team, the Registered Nurse(RN), and other health team members, to provide direct patient care. As a member of the Patient Care Team, the Associate/Assistant is cross-trained to perform a wide range of essential patient services.
The Associate/Assistant performs a variety of basic population specific duties to assist in the care of the patients under the direction of the RN who has determined appropriate tasks for delegation. The Associate/Assistant makes observations as directed by the RN and reports deviations to the RN.
Performs general patient care including. Obtains and records vital signs records Intake and Output and others as assigned by nurse.
Collects specimens (i.e., urine, stool, sputum) and ensures timely transport of specimens to the lab. Lifts, ambulates and transports patient. Seeks assistance as needed.
Positions patient and performs range of motion. Accurately charts patient information following the guidelines for charting by standards. Prepares patient for meals, distributes food trays, feeds patient and removes trays.
Conducts Hourly Rounding as Demonstrates competency in providing population specific care determined by patient populations served. Anticipates patient's needs and responds in a timely manner to patient and other caregiver requests. Provides friendly assistance to patient's family members and visitors.
Acts as a liaison and support person for family members. Conveys needs to appropriate personnel.
Required: Basic EMT or Approved Medical Assistant
Required: BLS - American Heart Association
Experience: EMS or medical assistant experience, Phlebotomy experience preferred, Computer literacy
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We'll also reward your hard work with:
Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
Paid time off
And much more
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
All (United States of America)
Austintown ED - St. Elizabeth
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