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Medical Surgical Technician (PRN) Emergency Services, McLeod Health Carolina Forest

Myrtle Beach, SC
TRACKING CODE

5371

JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
  • Directs visitors, Demonstrates telephone etiquette, relays messages, runs errands as necessary for unit to run smoothly.
  • Performs clerical duties in admitting, transferring and discharging. Transcribes physicians orders appropriately
  • Proficient in use/maintenance of equipment/supplies (computer, call light system, telephone, copier, fax machine).
  • Demonstrates proficiency in ordering office/lab supplies and maintaining adequate supplies for dept. efficiency.
  • Assists nurses in obtaining data for assessment and providing patient care.
  • Acts as a liaison between nurse, patient, patient’s family, physicians and others as indicated. Promotes patient satisfaction.
  • Informs charge nurse of unit activity, personnel concerns.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Emergency Management Plans.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of infection control to include PPE, Isolation Precautions, cleaning of patient areas and equipment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of HIPPA; practices patient confidentiality, uses discretion when discussing patient matters. Demonstrates safe and effective use of ED equipment including, but not limited to: obtaining vital signs, placing patient on bedside monitors, obtaining EKGs, assisting with splint application, lab/specimen collections; and recognizes abnormalities which require immediate notification of an RN/MD.
  • Transports patients to other departments via stretcher or wheelchair, completing handoff communication.
  • Supports the operation of the department by performing tasks associated with general unit organization/orderliness.
  • Is accountable for cost effective quality patient care and assists other personnel in containing cost.
  • Contributes to and assists unit personnel in Performance Improvement activities.
  • Functions effectively in a wide range of crisis situations and in an atmosphere of stress and tension; handles personal and professional frustrations appropriately.
  •  Assumes personal responsibility for professional development and continuing education.
  • Consistently utilizes time effectively. Demonstrates an ability to set appropriate priorities, prompt in task completion
  • Adheres to the hospital’s policies and procedures including absence/tardiness policy; is punctual; provides proper notification for absences; is willing to adjust personal schedule to complete workload or special assignments when requested.
  • Performs other duties within scope of practice as assigned.

Qualifications/Training:

  • Must be familiar with medical terminology, and practices and must be able to record information accurately
  • Previous experience in patient care

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Successful completion of a nursing assistant program or 1+ years of experience in a clinical setting.
  • HS diploma preferred/Equivalent from an accredited school or successful completion of WIN Testing or completion of McLeod approved Transition to Work Program
  • BLS certification
WORK SCHEDULE

Part time

JOB LOCATION

Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

Part time

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