Facility: Yampa Valley Medical Center- Steamboat Springs, CO
Department: Med Surg
Full-Time (36 hours/week)
Variable Days: 7:00am-7:00pm
Performs patient care duties. Maintains communication with patients, physicians, staff, and other departments.
Under the supervision of an RN, assists with patient care, including personal hygiene, toileting, intake/output, transport, vital signs, and answering patient lights. Communicates changes in patient condition to RN.
Enters physician and nursing orders as directed. Communicates orders with other departments. Keeps patient charts organized and maintains accurate patient census and accommodation.
Assists with daily unit checklist, maintains cleanliness of unit and equipment, and reports equipment problems. Files work orders as appropriate.
Provides basic telemetry, pulse oximetry, and discontinuation of IVs and Foley catheters.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or GED.
Required Licensure/Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
Minimum Experience: None required.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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Internal Number: 14752
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