Summary: Under the supervision and/or direction of a Registered Nurse, performs various duties assisting nurses in the treatment and care of patients in accordance with established nursing standards. These duties may include assisting nurses, unit secretary/monitor technician, phlebotomy or EKG.
Other information: One year experience preferred as a Unit administrative, Nursing Assistant or Phlebotomist.
Responsibilities: Recognizes the Patient Care Tech role as it relates to the overall function of the department, patient care, customer service and the business of healthcare. Problem Solving/Performance Improvement. Communication. Computer order entry. Equipment Operation. Maintains clean/stocked patient care area. Accurate / timely functions. Prioritizes. Demonstrates initiative. Phlebotomy technique, competence in venipuncture, micro collection, blood cultures, Blood Bank specimens. Ensures positive patient identification. Perform and report point-of-care monitor glucoses on all patient types. Conscious of biohazard safety as it relates to the job; use of the pneumatic tube system, manual delivery of specimens to main lab, disposal of blood collection equipment, changing of gloves between patients. Proficient in EKG. Obtains EKGs of high quality, free of base-line drift, muscle tremor, A-C interface artifact, able to detect poor quality tracings and knows when to abort unacceptable tracings .
Credentials: Essential: * BLS - Basic Life Saving certification
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Education: Essential: * High school graduate or equivalent
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.
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