UnityPoint Health Advanced Care Technician-Emergency (Nights) in Sioux City, Iowa
UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's
Fulltime - 7pm - 7am
Performs a variety of patient care activities and technical advanced health care functions under the supervision of a registered nurse and/or physician. Through advanced competency completion this person may also perform some tasks independently. In addition, is able to provide receptionist and clerical duties within departments using advanced competencies and job appropriate critical thinking skills.
Delivery of Care - 80% annually
Assists patients with ADL’s according to hospital procedures, reports all abnormal findings and changes in patient condition to Registered Nurse in charge of patient. Assists with ambulation of patients, and uses assist devices as appropriate to protect patient and staff member.
Assists with restocking of rooms and maintain a safe and clean environment.
Follows all established infection control policies, and recognizes role in providing safety to the patient.
Obtain EKG under the direction of the Registered Nurse
Transfer of patients to other areas of the hospital under the direction of the Registered Nurse
Insertion of urinary catheters under the direction of the registered nurse
Cleaning and general housekeeping of rooms between patients
Documentation - 10% annually
- Documents vital signs, weights, activity, intake and outputs, and ADL care given to patient in electronic health record.
Basic UPH Performance Criteria - 10% annually
Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
- High school graduate or equivalent
Previous hospital or nursing home experience preferred
EMT/Paramedic or Certified Nursing Assistant certification
Certified nursing assistant or completion of training in nursing school that covers nursing assistant type duties.
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of hire.
Completion of Crisis Prevention Intervention within 90 days of hire.
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology is preferred.
Ability to move and lift patients and use appropriate equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately.
Effective interpersonal relationships and communication skills (verbal, non-verbal and written).
Completion of one stroke awareness/recognition activity prior to the end of orientation and annually
Requisition ID: 2021-95050
Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd
Name: 7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
Name: Emergency Department- SLRMC
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7pm-7am Every Other Weekend
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org