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UnityPoint Health Advanced Care Technician-Emergency (Nights) in Sioux City, Iowa

UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's

Fulltime - 7pm - 7am

Performs a variety of patient care activities and technical advanced health care functions under the supervision of a registered nurse and/or physician. Through advanced competency completion this person may also perform some tasks independently. In addition, is able to provide receptionist and clerical duties within departments using advanced competencies and job appropriate critical thinking skills.

Delivery of Care - 80% annually

  • Assists patients with ADL’s according to hospital procedures, reports all abnormal findings and changes in patient condition to Registered Nurse in charge of patient. Assists with ambulation of patients, and uses assist devices as appropriate to protect patient and staff member.

  • Assists with restocking of rooms and maintain a safe and clean environment.

  • Follows all established infection control policies, and recognizes role in providing safety to the patient.

  • Obtain EKG under the direction of the Registered Nurse

  • Transfer of patients to other areas of the hospital under the direction of the Registered Nurse

  • Insertion of urinary catheters under the direction of the registered nurse

  • Cleaning and general housekeeping of rooms between patients

Documentation - 10% annually

  • Documents vital signs, weights, activity, intake and outputs, and ADL care given to patient in electronic health record.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria - 10% annually

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Education:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

Experience:

  • Previous hospital or nursing home experience preferred

  • EMT/Paramedic or Certified Nursing Assistant certification

License(s)/Certification(s):

  • Certified nursing assistant or completion of training in nursing school that covers nursing assistant type duties.

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of hire.

  • Completion of Crisis Prevention Intervention within 90 days of hire.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic computer knowledge

  • Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals.

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology is preferred.

  • Ability to move and lift patients and use appropriate equipment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately.

  • Effective interpersonal relationships and communication skills (verbal, non-verbal and written).

  • Completion of one stroke awareness/recognition activity prior to the end of orientation and annually

Requisition ID: 2021-95050

Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd

Name: 7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes

Name: Emergency Department- SLRMC

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7pm-7am Every Other Weekend

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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