Patient Care Associate II,ED-Part Time-Evenings
Provides technical support to physicians and nurses. Assists professional staff by participating in direct and indirect patient care to include performing EKGs, finger stick glucose, phlebotomy, wound care, obtaining and recording vital signs, and performing materials management and maintenance as directed by the professional staff and in accordance with approved policies and procedures. Applies a variety of orthopedic splints, applies post suture and superficial abrasion dressings, and assists patients with correct crutch fitting.
High school diploma or equivalent. Maintains current CPR card/certification. Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician license or enrolled in the second year of nursing school with the completion of Fundamentals of Nursing required.
Previous experience in performing phlebotomy/EKG and basic emergency care, operating emergency room equipment, operating a computer utilizing a variety of software applications strongly preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and general emergency practices and procedures.
Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician license or enrolled in the second year of nursing school with the completion of Fundamentals of Nursing required.
Qualifications may vary depending on assigned area. Must be able to perform work accurately with attention to detail within specified time periods, handle frequent interruptions, and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.
Ability to work cooperatively with members of the healthcare delivery team, staff, and co-workers. Ability to set priorities, solve problems, and respond quickly to emergency requests. Ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing) and assist in meeting the patient care needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Area of Talent: Allied Health & Technical
Organization: The Valley Hospital
Department: VH EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
Status: Part Time (20+ hrs/week)
Schedule: 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Valley Health System