Halifax Health is seeking a Unit Clerk/ED Technician for the HHPO Emergency Services Department.
The Unit Clerk/ED Technician functions within the areas of Registration, Fast Track, Nurse's Station and patient areas, as assigned. The duties will include, phlebotomy, patient transportation, direct para-professional nursing care to Emergency Department patients, as well as various registration and clerical duties. An Emergency Tech is responsible and accountable to an assigned group of newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
Certified Nursing Assistant certification, current valid EMT license or graduate of an approved school/institution for Medical Assistants with current certification required
Ability to communicate effectively and maintain composure in stressful situations
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Reports to work as scheduled and conforms to working hours. Arrives to work at scheduled starting time.
Performs patient assessments in an appropriate and timely fashion.
Collaborates with patient, family and Team Members to establish interventions and goals.
Works and communicates well with patients, visitors, physicians and other Team Members.
Sets priorities for patient care. Reassess and takes vital signs per policy and patient need.
Enters discharge instructions accurately and appropriately for patients' individual needs.
Transports patients in a safe and timely manner.
Obtains blood and other specimens correctly and in a timely manner.
Documents procedures performed within scope of skills checklist.
Adheres to Halifax Health and departmental policies and procedures.
Assists with orienting and precepting new Team Members, students and volunteers.
Assists with unit responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Maintains certifications and education requirements of the department and Halifax Health.
Possesses knowledge and skills to care for the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in the ED setting.
Willingly accepts change of assignments as requested.
Masters manual skills/procedures (as outlined in skills checklist).
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area's largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women's health, two community clinics, three children's medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area's only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.