• Unit Clerk/Critical Care Equipment Technician - Cardiac Intermediate Care

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
    Department
    Cardiac Intermediate Care (CIC)
    Position Status
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Nights/3rd
    Requisition Number
    2018-4557
  • Overview

    Halifax Health is seeking a Unit Clerk/Critical Care Equipment Technician for the Cardiac Intermediate Care (CIC) Unit.

    Summary

    The Unit Clerk/CCET position incorporates performance of clerical and receptionist duties on assigned unit; maintaining equipment and level of supplies in the assigned unit and assisting unit staff and manager in maintaining an environment that enhances patient safety standards; may also assist with patient care responsibilities as assigned.

    Job Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required

    • Successful completion and maintenance of AHA BLS

    • Knowledge of medical terminology and/or unit secretary certification preferred

    • Health related experience in supply and distribution or as an Equipment Tech, Nursing Assistant, or Operating Room Tech preferred

    • Completion of General Orientation and Unit Orientation and unit-specific competency checklist

    • Basic computer skills or ability to learn and use hospital computer

    • Effective communication skills with unit staff and other departments

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Enters physician orders into the computer accurately and efficiently; ensures orders are being entered using correct patient name, medical record number and visit number
    • Establishes priority of unit needs
    • Aware of role in all emergency situations
    • Assembles and maintains patient's chart, ensure all paperwork in chart has correct patient label
    • Orders unit supplies and chart forms
    • Greets patient, visitor, physician and other hospital personnel in a courteous, friendly manner
    • If Monitor Tech competent- ensures all patients are being monitored while on unit; ensures all alarms are active; responds to all monitor alarms and notifies RN, charge nurse, clinical coordinator, or manager as necessary, and obtains a sample of the alarm rhythm and places in appropriate section on the chart
    • Notifies the RN immediately for any change in patient cardiac rhythm
    • Admits, discharges and transfers patients appropriately and in a timely manner
    • Collaborates with Biomedical Department regarding proper maintenance and functioning of equipment
    • Check that the unit equipment is working properly; reports defective equipment to appropriate department, tags equipment per policy and notifies nurse manager as necessary
    • Maintains unit level of supplies
    • Keeps equipment clean and disinfected using appropriate cleaning solution technique
    • Maintains a clean, safe environment by observing for possible hazards
    • Run errands to other departments such as SPD, Radiology, Laboratory, and other nursing units
    • Assists with transport of patients to other areas of hospital
    • Assists with patient care responsibilities and duties as assigned
    • Checks patient identification band for two identifiers prior to any interaction with the patient
    • Performs as an effective Team Member
    • Demonstrates professional development and accountability

    About Us

    Halifax Health

    Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

     

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