Centura Health Critical Care Tech in Westminster, Colorado

The Future of Health and Wellness

St. Anthony North Health Campus, a $177 million, 350,000-foot facility, provides a whole new way of delivering care. Built on the pillars of convenience, wellness and person-centered care, the St. Anthony North Health Campus offers inpatient and outpatient care at one site, with an emphasis on preventive health, wellness and health education.

A centerpiece of Centura Health’s “health neighborhood approach,” the St. Anthony North Health Campus will offer a variety of health services that deliver optimal health care value to the communities of Westminster, Erie, Brighton, Broomfield, Northglenn and Thornton.

Comprehensive Care, Close to Home

With comprehensive primary and specialty care, diagnostics, labs and emergency care, the St. Anthony North Health Campus makes it easy for north Denver residents to get all their health care needs met close to home.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: _133731

_Recruiter Contact:_ GwynWilliams@centura.org

_Clinic/Department:_ 7221 SANHC EMERGENCY ROOM

_Hospital:_ ST ANTHONY NORTH HEALTH CAMPUS

_Schedule:_ Part Time

_Shift:_ Variable

_Job Summary_

Performs direct and indirect patient care in collaboration with RN or Physician. Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating and collaborating with the team to meet the physical and emotional needs of the patient. Orders, receives and stocks supplies for the department/unit. Assists support staff with filing, medical records and daily tasks as assigned.

_Minimum Education Requirements_

High School Diploma or GED required

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

One year healthcare experience (pre-hospital, ED and/or patient care) preferred

Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English

Basic computer skills

_License/Certifications_

Current Colorado Emergency Medical Technician-Basic with IV Certification or A-EMT or EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic license required

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for HealthCare Providers certification required from American Heart Association required

_Job Responsibilities (essential functions identified with a * )_

Performs a variety of technical tasks (i.e. IV insertion, splinting, wound care, etc.) as directed by the RN or physician according to established clinic policies, procedures and standards to provide quality patient care within hospital and/or department guidelines. *

Provides person-centered care with sensitivity and respect for the human experience in a collaborative fashion with other team members. Assists care team in achieving daily patient and family goals. *

Communicates with RN and Physician regarding patient/family observations in an ongoing fashion to assist in the treatment of patients. Communicates concerns regarding hazards or errors related to patients to the health care team. *

Demonstrates effective use of clinical strategies to insure patient and associate safety. *

Uses Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation (SBAR) communication techniques. *

Collaborates with medicine, nursing and other health care professionals regarding plan of care, follow-up and evaluation for the patient and family. *

Accurately and timely documents all tasks, observations, and procedures performed on the patient record according to medical and legal standards. Maintains thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records. *

Performs unit secretary functions as needed, such as order entry, placing consult calls, bed admission requests, and acknowledging orders. *

Communicates with colleagues and allied personnel regarding patient care to maintain continuity of care between departments and care providers. *

Facilitates room turnover and cleaning rooms between patients, stocking trays and carts/linen, and exchanging oxygen tanks.

Ensures that work environment and patient rooms are neat and orderly to enhance unit and hospital image. *

Assists with tracking ED equipment such as monitors, gurneys, wheelchairs, etc. *

Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective patient care and monitoring.

Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed within assigned timeframe to promote consistent patient comfort. *

Maintains thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records. *

Uses standards of care, hospital policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines to guide work. *

Consistently demonstrates flexibility and is agreeable to work schedules including weekends, holidays, evening and night hours as necessary to meet the needs of the patients and department. *

Uses standards of care, hospital policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines to guide work. *

Assists with quality improvement, safety and regulatory functions as directed. Participates in process change to improve practice. *

Assists in training other Critical Care Techs, volunteers, students and other hospital personnel.

Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient care setting. *

Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements. *

_Physical Requirements_

Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.