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    Last Updated: 04-22-2024 22:30:02

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Patient Care Tech - Emergency, ER, ED
Status:Part Time
Shift: Eve/night w/rotation as needed

POSITION TITLE: PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN / EMERGENCY ROOM
REPORTS TO: EMERGENCY ROOM NURSE MANAGER
DATE: SEPTEMBER 2011
I. POSITION SUMMARY:
A Patient Care Technician is a professional employee with strong clerical and clinical experience who, under the direction of the Emergency Room RN/Acute Care RN, performs clerical, registration duties as well as provides care to designated patients.
II. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:
Required: High school diploma with emphasis on business courses. BLS certification. Current certification as a paramedic and/or EMT; and/or one year clinical experience with an ambulance service; and/or one year clinical experience as an ER technician, CNA or Medical Office Assistant; and/or successful completion of first year or clinical work in a nursing program. Other completed clinical education will be considered based on relative content. Ability to follow procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written. Possess clerical and basic mathematical skills. Ability to complete tasks under little supervision. Required to provide evidence of continued registry in their perspective professional associations. Computer experience desirable.
III. CUSTOMER FOCUSED EXPECTATIONS:
While performing the essential functions of this position, the staff member must strive to keep the mission, vision, and values of the Fulton County Medical Center, and be committed to the improvement and best interests of the facility and the service provided by the Nursing Department.
IV. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (Subject to accommodation or modification as required)
1. Standing and walking 50-55% of the time, and sitting 45-50% of the time.
2. Lifting and/or moving patients of all ages, sizes and weights.
3. Hand-eye coordinator, finger dexterity, functional visual ability, and depth perception. Color vision to perceive changes in patient’s skin color and colors of medicines and solutions.
4. Reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel.
5. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
6. Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions.
V. TYPICAL MENTAL DEMANDS: (Subject to accommodation or modification as required)
1. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, medical records, and legal documents.
2. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies and members of the community, to manage stressful situations, and to handle conflict.
3. Ability to organize with attention to details.
4. Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts to practical situations.
5. Ability to handle pressure of meeting deadlines, to be accurate, to manage constantly changing situations, and create a positive work environment.
6. Work includes tasks of technical nature that requires planning and arranging own work independently and dealing with critical, tense situations which can cause psychological stress.
VI. WORKING CONDITIONS:
The noise level and activity in the work environment is moderate to high. However, exposure to noise distractions and unpredictable behaviors will be experienced. Exposure to prolonged viewing of a
computer terminal, eyestrain, and repetitive motions will also be experienced. Exposure to all patient elements including blood and body fluids, communicable and infectious diseases.
VII. EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:
1. Computer 8. EKG Machine 15. Glucometer
2. Telephone System 9. Pulse Oximeter 16. Vital Check Machine
3. Printer 10. Cardiac Monitors 17. Tympanic Thermometer
4. Copier 11. External Pacemaker 18. Medical, surgical, and other
5. Facsimile Machine 12. Crash Cart emergency supplies
6. Calculator 13. Defibrillator 19. Patient Charts
7. Call Bell System 14. Infusion Pumps
VIII. FACILITY WIDE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS (see attached):
IX. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (see attached):
X. NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (see attached):

Additional Information
Shift : Evening
Ref Code: 16.23
Contact Information
Fulton County Medical Center
214 Peach Orchard Road
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
Email: careers@fcmcpa.org
Phone: 717-485-6330
Fax: 717-485-6176

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