Emergency Services Assistant in Hobart, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 11/27/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-time (Benefit Eligible)
  • Location:
    1500 South Lake Park Avenue
    Hobart, IN
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job ID: 34529

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: St. Mary Medical Center

Schedule: Part-time (Benefit Eligible)

Location: Hobart, IN

Under the supervision of an RN and according to established practices and procedures, facilitates the provision of patient care by performing specific tasks and support functions as delegated by the staff RN.
Assists with the facilitation of patient care under the direction of the Staff RN. Possesses and demonstrates skills required for the ED environment. Provides basic care to patients under the guidelines set forth according to hospital policies and procedures. Performs CPR when necessary. Performs EKG's as requested. Assists with turning of conscious or unconscious patients. Serves and or delivers patient food trays, snacks, and/or nourishment, routinely checking that patient is allowed such items. Feeds or assists in feeding patients as necessary. Assists with linen changes on an occupied or unoccupied bed as needed. Assists with cleaning of incontinent patients as needed. Assists patient with ambulation to bathroom. Correctly labels collected specimens including time, date, initials of collecting staff, and source to be sent to laboratory. Transports patients to designated areas of hospital as necessary or directed. Demonstrates effective time management skills and ability to appropriately prioritize patient care activities.
•         The level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through the completion of high school level course work or equivalent required.
•         Knowledge and or experience equivalent to that acquired through unit secretary, medical assistant courses preferred.
•         Fundamental knowledge of electronic medical record system
•         Current BLS provider
•         Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of patients served
•         Excellent verbal and written skills
•         Completion of hospital approved unit assistants course, acute health care experience preferred

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