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Deltek Talent Management - TECH - MONITOR - (21251)

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TECH - MONITOR - (21251)

Facility Name
Doctors Hospital of Laredo
LAREDO, TX 78045 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Job Description

1) Ensures patients are monitored continuously for a 24 hour period and answers all call bells promptly.

2) Ensure nurses are informed of changes in rhythms immediately.

3) Will maintain a log of telemetry use and assure telemetry units are in working order when not in use.

4) Assists in keeping PI tools up to date in the unit

5) Will assist ICU staff with coordination of unit

6) Assumes nursing assistant duties when needed

7) Transports patients to floors as needed or to and from vehicles as necessary.

8) Assists nurses with activities of daily living and repositions patients per plan of care.

9) Takes vitals, accu checks, measures input/output, performs EKGs, CPR, lab draws, casting/splinting, start IVs, and weighs patients as required/ordered.

10) The tech is responsible for stocking supplies and removal of expired products.

11) Order entry/retrieval of patient data via EMR.

12) Communicates effectively with healthcare team members.

13) Responsible for maintaining orderly nursing station, unit and lobby.

14) Orders supplies and maintains par levels.

15) Processes charts for admissions and discharges.

16)  Documents interventions and treatments in EMR.

17) Greets clients, performs quick registration into the system.

18) Provides basic care when performing 1-1 supervision of patients with AMS, Psychiatric Illness and or Emergency Detention.

19) Cleans & disinfects used sterile equipment and drops them off @ central sterilization for optimal cleansing and repackaging.

20) Assists medical providers with laceration repairs, I&D, foreign body removal and eye exams.


Job Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

Must have completed a rythm recognition course approved by the facility.

Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Medical Assistant (MA), or student in the last year of Nursing Program

EMT (B, I or P) preferred

BLS certificate is requried

ACLS certificate is required (may be obtained within first 6 months of employment)

Experience in acute care setting is preferable

Good computer skills

Excellent Interpersonal Skills

Ability to work in high-stress environment

Ability to multi-task

Bilingual in English and Spanish

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