St. Vincent Healthcare is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
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Billings, Mont. (est. 1898)
Largest tertiary care hospital and Level II Trauma Center in Montana serving patients in eastern and south-central Mont. and northern Wyo.
2,100 associates, 529 medical staff
286 beds (201 are staffed)
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In this position, the ED Tech assists the health care team, as directed by nursing or medical personnel, in caring for a spectrum of patients presenting with anything from minor injuries/illnesses to critical care injuries.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Plan of Care Assistance
Observes and reports the patientâ??s physical and psychosocial condition upon initial presentation including changes in pain, skin condition, mental status, etc
Continuously reassess pertinent aspects of patient care, such as vital sign, assists in determining post-discharge care needs and resources available to the patient and assists in transfer of care to another inpatient location as directed
Assist healthcare team with duties including, but not limited to, EKGs, splinting, wound care, dressing, vital signs, specimen collection, suture removal, immobilization, linen changes, equipment sanitization and keeping the surrounding environment clean
Supports, educates and reassures the patient and their families
Participates in patient discharge and post discharge planning as outlined by the physician and primary nurse. Assures patient has had all questions and concerns addressed prior to discharge.
Assures all computer orders are entered and utilizes applicable Quick Registration functions
Interfaces with registration specialists to ensure timeliness of registration and discharge process
Orients patient and family to room and assists with securing valuables and storing belongings
May be required to assist the Unit Coordinator with answering the phones, document preparation, coordinating UC desk activities and order entry
High School Diploma or equivalent
Current MT CNA certification or MT EMT certification
Current BLS certification or ability to obtain within one month of hire date
Prior patient care experience preferred as a CNA or EMT
Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
Experience in understanding and usage of computers as well as the ability to learn new applications relevant to the position
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.