TECHNICIAN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Cleveland Clinic in Kent, OH

  • Industry: Healthcare - Nursing - Registered Nurse (RN/BSN/ASN)
  • Type: Full Time
  • $77,695.00 - 124,230.00
position filled
**Description:**

**BASIC FUNCTION:**


Under the direction of the associate director emergency department, the Technician Emergency Department performs patient care functions and related activities as directed. He/she is responsible to the team leader and/or charge nurse.







**SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITY:** None







**NATURE AND SCOPE:**


This position interacts with patients and families, nursing staff and physicians.







**PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:**


Supports the mission, vision and values of the hospital.







Responsible for working in a safe and protective manner at all times, keeping in mind that safety and environmental hazards are the responsibility of all employees for themselves, other staff members and patients.







Assists patients with personal care including bathing, oral care, dressing, bed-making and maintaining a clean environment.







Assists patients with maintaining mobility including ambulation, transfer, turning and range of motion exercises.







Assists patients with nutrition and hydration.







Assists patients with elimination including specimen collection, emptying ostomy bags and catheter care.







Participates in data gathering on assigned patients and documents them in the medical record. This includes vital signs, blood glucose checks, height, weight, intake and output. Also needs to recognize and report abnormal findings.







Has knowledge of and maintains competency in the assistive devices used in patient care.







Performs CCIRH specific competencies of removal of peripheral IV catheters, discontinuation of Foley catheters and discontinuation of nasogastric tubes after direction by a registered nurse.







Under direction of the RN, may insert peripheral IV for the purpose of initial IV assess if the individual has successfully completed an accredited IV course and successfully completes didactic peripheral IV insertions and competency.







Other duties as assigned.







**CORE COMPETENCIES:**


Effective communication skills, both written and oral.







Demonstrated ability to trouble shoot and problem solve.







Ability to effectively work in a team environment across diverse populations.







**MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:**


High School Diploma or equivalent required.







Current certification in CPR, professional rescuer or above.







Completion of an EMT or nursing assistant's course or equivalent, or a nursing student who has completed fundamentals and at least one clinical rotation in an acute care setting.







Must successfully complete Basic Arrhythmia course within six (6) months of hiring.










**CCIRH IS A DRUG ANDNICOTINE FREE WORKPLACE**



The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.



Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Associated topics: bsn, ccu, intensive care unit, neonatal, nurse, nurse rn, psychatric, psychiatric, registered nurse, unit

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