Department: RCH Emergency Services
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36
Shift: Rotating (United States of America)
Assists the nursing staff in providing efficient, effective and safe patient care appropriate to the diagnosis and age of patient served. This is based on the knowledge of growth and development over the life span. The care is provided under the direction of the nurse in accordance with accepted hospital standards, policies, unit-specific competencies and the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act.
Job Description: Essential Functions:
Contributes to the delivery of patient care in accordance with the patient plan of care, utilizing age specific growth and development guidelines as delegated by the nurse.
Demonstrates the ability to identify an emergency situation and initiates appropriate responses.
Documents ongoing patient status in the triage log/patient record for patients in waiting/patient room.
Monitors and maintains appropriate PAR levels of medical supplies that are both stock and non-stock in patient rooms
Participates in admission, discharge and transfer process.
Reports immediately any changes in patient status or pertinent patient information to the nurse.
Responds in a timely manner to patient/family requests and communicates patient needs to appropriate nursing personnel.
Supports activities that promote an efficient and cost effective unit.
Supports and assists with patient care activities in collaboration with the nurse/charge nurse.
All other duties as assigned.
Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies
Experience - 1+ years of Acute Experience; 1+ years of Healthcare Experience
Certification - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.
Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.
How to Apply:
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Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.