Full Time, 36 hours/week, Days - 12 hour shifts, 8 am- 8:30 pm
Starting rate of $15.00 per hour, additional consideration based on years of experience. A differential is provided for flexibility associated with scheduling.
Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center. We are honored to hold the awards of 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, 2019 Best Medical Center from Yellow Scene’s, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera. Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and positively contribute to the community.
The Urgent Care tech supports nursing in the delivery of patient care within the Urgent Care (UC) setting. The tech provides direct patient care and admissions support. They are responsible for documentation, order entry, stocking/unit supplies and patient transportation within building or to and from car as required. The tech performs interventions under the direction of the NP (Nurse Practitioner) within the legal limits of their certification. The tech greets all patients and visitors as needed, initiates a brief history, and vital signs. In collaboration with the NP’s, the tech will assist with prioritization of patient flow from the waiting room to the patient care area. The Urgent Care Tech will also function in the role of unit coordinator when directed by the NP to ensure efficient patient flow of the Urgent Care.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) with IV Certification.
Third year Nursing student who has completed their IV training and satisfactorily completed a class in medication administration.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Special Qualifications (licensure, registration, etc.
Able to work cooperatively with other people and without direct supervision.
Must be able to work under pressure and prioritize patient care and handle duties with organization and accuracy.
Must present a neat and professional appearance and demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required by the end of conditional period.
Colorado State Emergency Medical Technician license or national Emergency Medical Technician certification or Medical Assistant certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability
Proficient in use of a PC (Personal Computer).
Able to type at least 35 wpm.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Exemplifies ENCORE! values.
Ability to interact with all age groups.
Demonstrates positive interpersonal and communication skills in working with the public, other UC staff, and throughout Boulder Community Hospital.
Utilizes standard precautions.
Confidence in basic life support skills.
Organizes and prioritizes work under pressure.
Is physically capable of assisting with lifting and moving patients and/or heavy objects.
Three months of patient care experience in the hospital, Emergency Department, or Urgent Care settings preferred.
MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED
BCH computer documentation system
Medical & business forms used at UC
Copy machine and fax machines
Basic Life Support equipment
Automatic BP monitor
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
Sits and stands for extended periods of time exceeding 30 minutes.
Walks up to 75 feet.
Bending and stooping required for patient care and stocking.
Lifts files and supplies generally not exceeding 25 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch, and twist. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat, and sit.
The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull, and/or lift up to10 pounds, frequently support, push, pull, and/or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally support, push, pull, and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed).
Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills, and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell, and touch.
About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado
Uncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values. As community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care.
Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice.
Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community. Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more!
EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace
Internal Number: 24186
About Boulder Community Health
Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People’s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County. Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.
Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.
Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.
Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, ...life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.