E.D. Tech | Emergency Department | Elkhart General Hospital at Beacon Health Systems in Elkhart, Indiana

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

    • Assist patients with performing activities of daily living when delegated by RN. Obtains vital signs on patients and reports to assigned nurse. Keeps the nurse up-to-date on any changes in patient information. Exhibits exceptional patient experience by upholding Beacon values of respect, trust integrity and compassion and displaying relationship based care.

      EGH Nursing Purpose: To ensure safe, compassionate, innovative patient centered care, promote and engage in the advancement of evidenced-based nursing practice, create a culture of collaboration, professionalism and a healthy work environment.

    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value

      • Easy access and convenience

      • Outstanding patient experiences

      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community


    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a High School Diploma or Equivalent. EMT certified (First Response, Basic, Advanced, or Paramedic), Certified Nursing Assistant or currently enrolled in a School of Nursing preferred. Must obtain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS/CPR) within 3 months of hire and maintain current certification. Experience in the Emergency Department or other related healthcare experience preferred.

    • Knowledge & Skills

      • Must have good customer service skills.

      • Must have good organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

      • Strong team player, receives delegation readily and positively

    • Working Conditions

      • May have direct contact and exposure to communicable diseases.

      • May have contact with or be exposed to hazardous materials.

      • Has contact with patients, families, and visitors of varied backgrounds.

      • May be exposed to a wide variety of personalities and temperaments (which may include difficult interactions).

      • Works 8 to 12 hour shifts, including holidays and weekends.

    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.