Emergency Clinical Assistant - Good Samaritan Hospital - Full Time

Emergency Clinical Assistant - Good Samaritan Hospital - Full Time

WellSpan York Hospital | Lebanon, PA, 17042, US
Salary Range:$24,000 – $27,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Emergency Clinical Assistant 
Full Time 
Evening Shift
Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs patient care activities, skilled tasks, and prescribed procedures in the care of patients, under the direction of a licensed professional nurse.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Checks patient's vital signs.
  2. Prepares and initiates IV and normal saline locks.
  3. Performs 12-lead electrocardiography. Possesses the ability to recognize abnormal cardiac rhythms.
  4. Performs venipuncture for the purpose of obtaining blood specimens.
  5. Inserts urinary catheter, gastric tubes. Performs gastric suctioning.
  6. Cares for patients by assisting them with feeding, bathing, shaving, dressing/undressing and toileting. Assists patients into/out of bed, with standing or walking/crutch walking.
  7. Lifts, moves and positions patients.
  8. Restrains/holds patients as directed. Assists in the application of physical restraints.
  9. Prepares patients for procedures.
  10. Administers oxygen by mask or cannula. Performs airway suctioning.
  11. Applies heat/cold, non-sterile and sterile dressings, support hose, ace bandages and casts/splints (under the direct supervision of nurse/physician).
  12. Applies and discontinues traction and other orthopedic equipment.
Qualifications:
  • High School or G.E.D.
  • Current certification as Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, CPR, ACLS and PALS.
  • 3-5 years experience required