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Emergency Department Tech - Emergency Room

Company: Christus Health
Location: Kingsville
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Summary:

Under the direction of a licensed nurse performs various service related activities in support of patient care and the patient care unit.Responsible for direct and indirect quality care to assigned patients and in assisting during emergency situations.Provides receptionist/clerical support for the physicians, nursing staff and department.Collects and transports diagnostic specimens to the laboratory.Performs diagnostic EKG’s.May transport patients within the hospital.

The Emergency Department of CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg is a 12 bed unit organized and designed for the immediate treatment of emergency medical and/or surgical conditions. We have a Medical provider 24 hours per day with An Advance Practitioner 9 hours per day. The Emergency Department had been designated a Level IV Trauma Center by Texas Department of Health.The department is responsible for initiating lifesaving procedures in all types of emergency situations and for providing emergency care for other conditions, including chronic medical problems and minor injuries and illnesses.After emergency measures are implemented the patient may be transferred within the hospital, to another institution, or discharged home.Our average daily census is 60.The most frequent medical diagnoses seen are R/O Myocardial Infarction, Congestive Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Cardiovascular conditions, cardiopulmonary conditions, Diabetes Mellitus, Hepatitis, Pancreatitis, URI and Urosepsis.The most frequent surgical conditions are appendicitis, fractured hip and spontaneous abortion.

The ER staff work closely with the community by providing education on disease process and safety measures. We also volunteer our time and service to help out our local naval base during events such as “Wings over Texas” and our surrounding areas with events such as, “Beach to Bay.”Our team has been recognized for exceeding the goal for treating a MI or stroke patient. They have made changes to the overall flow in the ER to improve the door to doctor times and over all patient experience.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in nursing assistance (basic patient care), patient transportation, ordering and stocking inventory, other patient related activities or ER/EMT experience preferred.
  • CPR (American Heart Association)
  • De-escalation training required within 90 days of hire/transfer date

Work Type: 

Full Time


Keywords: Christus Health, Corpus Christi , Emergency Department Tech - Emergency Room, Other , Kingsville, Texas

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