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Urgent Care Technician - Montrose Job in Akron, Ohio US

Urgent Care Technician - Montrose

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER OF AKRON - Akron, OH

Posted: 10/1/2020 - Expires: 12/30/2020

Job ID: 220707343



Job Description

About Us

Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Part-time

16 Hours/Week

Evenings

Variable Schedule

Summary:

The Urgent Care Technician provides care to patients as delegated by and under the direction of either a licensed Nurse or Physician.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of patients serviced, regardless of age.

Responsibilities:

1. The Urgent Care Technician interfaces with patients and families and provides quality care under the direction of a licensed Nurse or Physician.

2. Able to prioritize and execute tasks for the assigned patients in a timely and efficient manner.

3. Provides wound care and suturing of non-complex and orthopedic injuries as delegated and supervised by the attending Physician including but not limited to simple suturing, wound cleansing, suture removal, burn wound cleansing, debridement and dressing superficial subcutaneous foreign body removal and treatments.

4. Obtains and records vital signs of patients, including by not limited to height, weight, head circumference, vision screening.  Accurately documents vital signs in the on-line charting software.

5. Performs phlebotomy maintaining compliance with CLIA Quality Control regulations.

6. Obtains lab specimens via nasopharyngeal swab, phlebotomy, and other methods as indicated by test orders.

7. Administers vaccines and medications, including antibiotics, as directed by the physician according to policy and procedure.

8. Reports changes in patient condition to the licensed Nurse or Physician.

9. Maintains the clinical and exam areas in preparation for patients and at the completion of the day.  Stocks cupboards and ensures facility is organized and clean.

10. Answers basic health questions from patients/parents using approved guidelines.

11.  Assists in the provision of patient and family education, including discharge planning needs according to established policies and procedures.

12.  May assist with filing and appointment scheduling as needed and as time permits.

13.  Ability to work effectively and efficiently as part of the Urgent Care team and interact with people (patients and other staff members) in a friendly, supportive manner, at all times.

14.  Other duties as assigned.

Other information:
Technical Expertise

1. Experience in phlebotomy is required.

2. Knowledge of and experience in medical terminology is required.

3. Experience working in a healthcare environment is preferred.

4. Basic communication skills (verbal and written) coupled with good interpersonal, organizational and critical thinking skills are required.

5. Proficiency working in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required.

6. Experience working in electronic charting software (e.g. EPIC) or similar software is preferred.

Education and Experience

1. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

2. Certification: Completion of state approved Medical Assistant Program, EMT, Paramedical Program or Military Training is required.

3. Certification: Basic Life Saving (BLS) training from the American Heart Association is required.

4. Phlebotomy certification is required.

5. Years of relevant experience: Minimum of two (2) years is preferred.

6. Years of experience supervising: None.

Part Time

FTE:  0.400000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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Job Summary


Employment Type:
Part Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
41571017_1
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