ER Tech/Paramedic - Emergency Department - Nights
Company: CHI Health
Location: Grand Island
Posted on: April 12, 2019
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 48
Primary Location: NE > GRAND ISLAND > ST FRANCIS
CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission:
nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating
healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined
organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral
health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice
locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000
employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes
2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of
Creighton Universitys health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014,
the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified
community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics,
education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney,
Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in
Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For
more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.
Under close supervision and according to established procedures,
performs routine basic nursing procedures necessary to provide for
care, comfort and safety of patients. Takes vital signs, assists
patients with personal hygiene, feeds and ambulates patients,
transfers patients and so forth according to detailed
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provides for care, comfort and safety of assigned patients under
close direction of registered nurse. In doing so, positions
patients, assists with cleansing of patient, oral hygiene,
ambulation, and making of beds
2.Performs and records basic nursing care procedures such as
collection of routine specimens, vital signs, intake and output,
foley care, and weights in accordance to detailed procedures.
3.Completes EKGs on any patient that MD orders, communicates the
EKG print out to the MD, transmits the EKG to the McKesson portal,
and then assigns EKG to be read by appropriate MD.
4 Cleanses all wounds and applies dressing appropriately as
directed by provider and nursing personnel.
5. Applies ace wraps, splints, slings, and immobilizers to patients
6. Observes patients and reports reactions or changes in condition
to appropriate nursing personnel.
Ability to read in order to interpret type and level of patient
care ordered, to write in order to record procedures performed, to
understand and follow instructions relating to basic patient care,
and to perform simple arithmetic calculations in order to take and
record patients' weight and vital signs. This education is normally
acquired by completion of at least two years of high school.
State of Nebraska Certified Nursing Assistant certification
required. Additional unit-specific knowledge is obtained through
orientation, checklists and competency testing.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R0208818
- Schedule: Part-time
- Market: CHI-Franciscan Highline Medical Center
Keywords: CHI Health, Grand Island , ER Tech/Paramedic - Emergency Department - Nights, Healthcare , Grand Island, Nebraska
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