Emergency Technician
Job Ref # 31860
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Location: Nassau Bay, TX
Category: Nursing Asst. / Medical Asst.

Work Shift: DAY, shifts vary per the departments needs, PRN

Work Week: Shifts vary per the departments needs.

  • 137 beds, 224 physicians and over 800 staff members
  • 6 Sports Medicine clinics, 2 Outpatient Laboratory & Imaging clinics
  • Awarded Top Performer™ by The Joint Commission
  • Clear Lake’s only “A” rated hospital by The Leapfrog Group™


 


Job Summary

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES      1. Performs delegated low risks, high frequency technical and clinical procedures required of patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Assumes the role of phlebotomist when necessary. Performs EKGs without errors. Assists the registered nurse in application of telemetry units on patients.  2. Performs unit secretarial functions when applicable. Transcribes physician orders accurately and efficiently. Types discharged instructions without errors.  3. Performs drug screen collection according to established policy, procedure, and protocols.  4. Demonstrates proficiency in the use and maintenanceof clinical equipment. Possesses level of expertise that enables an appropriate response to technical questions.  5. Participates as a team player. Assists co-workers in performing patient care.   6. Communicates with patients demonstrating age specificity. Acts as a patient  advocate in coordinating care across the continuum that meets the patient`s needs.  7. Follows channels of communication for effective problem solving. Assists in solving complex issues.  8. Demonstrates the componets of the I CARE values statement (Integrity, Compassion,  Accountability, Respect, Excellence).  9. Demonstrates Service Pride standards (smiles and makes eye contact; greets each patient and visitor; seeks out patient and visitor contact; displays appropriate body language at all times; takes 5 minutes each day to go above and beyond for 1 patient or visitor; honors diversity; thanks every customer).  10. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports all accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.  11. Performs other duties as assigned.     EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS      Must be at least 18 years of age. High school diploma, GED or its equivalent is required.       EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS      Previous experience or basic Nursing Assistant course is preferred.       CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED      Basic BLS (through American Heart Association-AHA). CPR Required: American Heart Association BCLS ¿Healthcare Provider¿ Or American Red Cross ¿CPR for the Professional Rescuer¿       SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED     1. Must be able to write and speak effectively in English.


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Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Houston Methodist St. John Hospital is one of the newest members of the Houston Methodist family—extending its healing mission to the many communities in the Greater Bay Area.  Located on the shores of Clear Lake across from the Johnson Space Center, the facility offers advanced medical and surgical care by team members called to serve with excellence and compassion:

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