Emergency Care Asst- Temporary

Kaiser Permanente Riverside , CA 92501

Posted 4 months ago

Description:

The Emergency Care Assistant assists in the delivery of patient care and provides related support functions through the performance of a variety of tasks.

Essential Functions:

  • Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal, and local laws.

  • Provides basic patient care and makes visual observations reporting abnormalities in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies.

  • Documents observations and direct care information in patient's medical record.

  • Monitor, identify, and report abnormal vital signs.

  • Assist with patient care activities; prepare for exam, set up for procedures, assist patient's with ADL's, crutch fitting, eye irrigations, visual acuity testing, restraints, 12 lead EKG, applies oxygen administration devices and provides post-mortem care.

  • Performs blood draws for lab tests.

  • Performs a variety of simple, routine lab tests: dipsticks, finger-stick blood glucose testing, etc.

  • Performs pulmonary function studies using peak flow meter.

  • Applies End-tidal CO2 detector.

  • Wound care: sets up for suturing, superficial wound cleaning and bandaging.

  • Applies monitoring equipment: pulse oximetry, cardiac, NIBP, etc.

  • Chest Drainage set-up and monitoring.

  • Upper and lower extremity plaster splint application.

  • Assists with procedures and performs CPR as needed.

  • Assist with transport and discharge of patient.

  • Maintains department supplies, stocking treatment areas and replenishing as needed.

  • Maintains a clean working environment utilizing established standards for infection control.

  • Monitors environment for cleanliness and safety.

  • Remove and report faulty, non-functioning equipment to Charge nurses.

  • Comply with patient safety practices/policies.

  • Complies with department standards for universal precautions and spread of infection.

  • Provides for patient safety and adheres to department policy for restraints, side rails and call lights.

  • Stocks treatment rooms and puts away supplies ordered.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with medical center rules and regulations regarding fire safety, infection control, disaster plan, and employee health screening requirements.

  • Uses aseptic technique and good hand washing technique.

  • Follows hazardous waste protocols.

  • Maintains compliance for attendance for Annual Review Day.

  • Maintains compliance with annual employee health screens.

  • Establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations with the public, patients and other personnel, including telephone etiquette.

  • Exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers; shows courtesy, compassion and respect; conforms to Service Standards set for the department.

  • Utilizes department computer system to input appropriate orders, retrieve requested information, and complete required information for processing patients evaluated if necessary.

  • Answers telephones, call lights, and refers unanswered questions to appropriate staff.

  • Assists in orientation of new staff as directed.

  • Participates in department staff meetings and in-services as determined appropriate.

  • Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Six (6) months (1,000 hours) of experience as an Emergency Technician or completion of an Emergency Technician program. Then if unable to fill, EMT Certifications and Medical Terminology test required or Certified Medical Assistant.

Education

  • N/A

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current BCLS card required.

Notes:

  • This is a temporary position for approximately ninety (90) days.

  • With an 8-hour back-up of 11:30 pm-8:00 am.

  • Schedule to include rotating weekends, holidays and floating within the established seniority section.

Primary Location: California,Riverside,Riverside Medical Center 10800 Magnolia Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: USWA - Local 7600 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Emergency Department Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Emergency Care Asst- Temporary

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