Healthcare Technician in Hobart, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 11/21/2021

Job Snapshot

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

Job Description

Job ID: 34717

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: St. Mary Medical Center

Schedule: Part-time (Benefit Eligible)

Location: Hobart, IN


Under the supervision of the manager (or designee) according to established practices, performs specimen collection and submission according to established guidelines. Assists in maintaining efficient and effective departmental patient flow by maintaining records, inventories and charts related to patient care activities.

  1. Job-Specific
    1. Under general supervision, and according to prescribed aseptic techniques, collects specimens using appropriate technique while using appropriate PPE and maintaining the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test being performed. This includes but is not limited to collecting patient blood specimens by skin venipuncture.
    2. Processes test requisitions accurately, completely, and in a timely manner per established procedure.
    3. Labels samples accurately and completely to include time, date, initials (in presence of patient). Must also include source of sample on any specimen including blood.
    4. Maintains specimen collection supplies in an orderly condition.  Perform inventory function as needed.
    5. Performs point of care testing
      1. Maintains appropriate logs
      2. Completes quality controls as assigned
      3. May participate in EMS education program if qualified
    6. Performs 12-Lead EKGs.
    7. Orients patient to procedure.
      1. Utilizes principles of asepsis in all aspects of patient contact.
      2. Measures and records vital signs (i.e. temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure) and reports abnormalities to the nurse.
      3. Practices appropriate safety measures in use of equipment in clinical responsibilities.
      4. Performs basic isolation and infection control procedures.
      5. Documents, on the record, basic care interventions  (not assessments) to include pain status, vitals, requests, information given to patient regarding waits, and all tech performed interventions completed
 (i.e. transportation, etc.).
      1. Directs patient/family questions regarding medical information to the appropriate provider.
    1. Assists with scheduling patients for ordered tests through appropriate ancillary departments.
    2. Maintains a clean, safe, orderly work area.  Advises supervisor of need for repairs, prepares necessary work orders.
    3. Runs errands as necessary to secure items needed for the efficient operation of the unit.  Provides continuity of unit operations by providing information and/or reports to on-coming staff.
    4. Assists in orientation of new staff; explains unit procedures, phone system and order transcription process.
    5. Participates in staff meetings, team conference, quality assurance activities and staff development programs.
    6. Performs other related duties as assigned.
    7. Displays correct knowledge and correct utilization of the Automated Information System.
    8. Demonstrates accountability to remain proficient in basic skills used in clinical area and in providing a safe environment.
    9. Assists in transports of patients to diagnostic areas and/or inpatient area.
  • The level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through the completion of high school level course work
  • Ability to read, write and spell.
  • Registered Medical Assistant, EMT-B, Paramedic or Medical Lab Assistant designations required.
  • Must maintain and provide documentation of renewal of license, registration or certification.
  • Basic Life Support is required.
  • Fundamental understanding of medical terminology and computer.

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