Emergency Department Patient Care Unit Coord., PRN Mid-Shift

Baptist St. Anthony's Health System Amarillo , TX 79105

Posted 4 days ago

The BSA Emergency Department proudly serves a multi-state area of the Texas Panhandle, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas. The BSA ED averages 5,250 patients per month that are treated by a by a team that consist of Board Certified Emergency physicians and a highly competent compassionate ED staff.

The Patient Care Unit Coordinator has the ability to act in the role of the Patient Care Technician and Unit Secretary with 90% or more of their scheduled time in the role of hands-on direct patient care. The Patient Care Tech duties are assisting with patient care under the direction of the licensed staff along with patient comfort, restroom assistance, hygiene/ADL's to include taking vital signs, bed baths and linen changes, mobility and transport, patient safety, prompt response to patient request and answering call lights.

Patient coverage assignments are 10-15 patients per Patient Care Unit Coordinator based on unit census with some 1:1 patient coverage assignments as needed. Unit Secretary duties are responding to all inquiries at the nurse's station, processing orders, keeping charts current, ordering and stocking supplies, answering phones and call lights and assisting the licensed nursing staff as needed.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum 18-yrs of age

CPR certified from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Previous hospital based CNA, Patient Care Tech, Unit Secretary and/or Medical Assistant experience desired

Acute care setting of patient drains, tubes, and specimen collection

Acute care setting of infection control protocols

Vital signs; manual blood pressure, heights/weights, O2 stats, I& O calculations, Glucose monitoring

Ability to recognize important patient observations and communicate it to the appropriate team member

Ability to manipulate, position, transfer and ambulate various size patients both full assist or partial assist

Basic addition and subtraction skills required

Computer skills required; accurate 40+ wpm minimum; EMR Epic documentation

Medical Terminology a plus

Prioritize multiple requests

Multi-task with ability to handle multiple interruptions

Effective and efficient written and verbal communication skills

Excellent front-line customer service skills



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Emergency Department Patient Care Unit Coord., PRN Mid-Shift

Baptist St. Anthony's Health System