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Company: Allegheny Health Network
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

The purpose of this position is to provide technical assistance and supportive patient care to meet the needs of individual patients throughout assigned areas.



Essential Job Functions

  • Collect, report, and document clinical data. Take vital signs, height and weight, intake and output, pulse oximetry, and collect specimens
  • Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as COLA and CLIA regulations
  • Assist with patient activities and care as assigned by the charge nurse/designee as indicated by the patient's plan of care
  • Provide for superficial wound care
  • Provide for patient safety related to age and condition
  • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times
  • Provide and maintain a clean, safe environment and perform and/or assist others to perform proper aseptic technique, isolation procedures, and infection control measures
  • Assist with the admission, transfer, and discharge of the patient


Other Job Functions

  • Prepare patients and chaperone during examinations/procedures or assists with other patient treatments
  • Maintain patient care areas with appropriate supplies
  • Assist with patient restraints and maintain precautions; collect, report and document data related to patient needs/emergencies and unusual patient and family behavior
  • Travel to all facility locations as required
  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED, required and completion of one of the following:
    • Completion of Medical Corpsman program and one year of applicable experience (or) 
    • Completion of EMT-P (Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic), AEMT (Advanced-EMT), Licensed Paramedic (LP) course/program and one year of applicable experience (or)
    • Completion of the first year of education and current enrollment in an accredited School of Nursing and one year of applicable experience (or)
    • 3+ years of emergency room experience as an ER Technician
  • Current BLS and ACLS certifications, required.  PALS preferred
  • Experience with IV start, phlebotomy, and initiation of EKG, preferred
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication



About Us

Emerus, the nation's first and largest operator of micro-hospitals, has incorporated a new paradigm into patient care that has significantly improved access to health care for thousands of people, many of whom live in underserved areas where high-quality patient-centric acute episodic and ambulatory clinical services are needed most. Focusing on excellence, empathy and innovation, Emerus hospitals are organized around the patient and family. This concept allows Emerus and its partners to work with patients while they are healthy to keep them healthy, providing a level of compassionate care and support typically not found at larger hospitals, free-standing emergency rooms or urgent care centers. Emerus works with leading health systems across the nation, including Dignity Health, Baptist Health, The Hospitals of Providence, AHD, INTEGRIS and Baylor Scott & White Health, to put more care and best-in-class provider services into the communities they serve.  The Emerus corporate office is based in The Woodlands, Texas, north of the thriving metropolis of Houston. More information is available at emerus.com.


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