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San Antonio, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

PRN Schedule (hours vary)


Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Emergency Department. Submit your application today! 


We offer full-time and part-time employees an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.


Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. With 1013 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, cancer care, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.


As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community having been ranked No. 1 in the Express-News Reader's Choice Awards. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation. Methodist Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A, accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care, and designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations. 


Seeking a Senior Emergency Room Technician to join our team and be a part of the Emergency Department patient care team who collaboratively works with nursing and medical staff in providing patient care. Assists with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the registered nurse. Possesses excellent communication skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities, strong technical skills and consistently applies sound broad judgment. The senior ED tech is responsible to precept ED techs and assist with unit improvement initiatives.

What you will do in this role:
  • Under supervision of the RN, performs delegated patient care activities as directed and ordered in accordance with one’s training, competence and skill. Delegated tasks may include: (Note: Training and competency for any discretionary delegation patient care tasks performed must be documented)
  • Actively participates in Unit-based/hospital-based committees and process improvement, i.e. Safety Champion, assists Director with bi-annual completion of Environmental Tour requirement, and actively participates in disaster response team. Functions as Super Trainer for Point of Care Testing for ED techs and as a preceptor for new techs and as a qualified observer for initial and ongoing ED tech competencies.
  • Consistently assists with maintaining a safe patient environment to include following all patient safety initiatives, hand hygiene and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as appropriate following transmission base precaution procedures.
  • Communicates timely and accurate information for delegated patient care activities performed to include observed patient response to performed activities to the assigned RN in a written or verbal format following hand-off communication guidelines.
  • Is knowledgeable about the processes and demonstrates proficient use of department equipment to include:
    • Tracking of equipment
    • Cleaning of instruments at point of use
    • Utilizing Sterile Processing Department (as appropriate)
  • Consistently maintains adequate stocking and restocking to PAR levels of:
    • Equipment 
    • Single use supplies
    • Linens and gowns
    • Stretchers and wheelchairs
    • Oxygen tanks

Qualifications

Education: 
  • High School Graduation or equivalent
What qualifications you will need:  One of the following:
  • Minimum of one year experience as an ED tech/EMT/ Military Medic OR
  • Completion of 2 semesters of a professional registered nursing program
Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient populations served (if applicable).


Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care! 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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Methodist Hospital
Facility: Methodist Hospital
Job ID: 02531-96315
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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