The Unit Service Technician provides a broad range of care and services to Patients, including but not to limited to EKG, phlebotomy, equipment cleaning, and stocking of rooms under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Performs a wide range of secretarial duties, including but not limited to organizing paper work, answering the phone, paging, and receiving of Emergency Department patients into the medi-tech computer system. Provides safe accurate transportation of patients throughout the hospital. Performs 1:1 sitting when necessary. The Unit Service Technician of the Emergency Department will also assure the practice of the Patient and Family Centered Care Model in an environment that exemplifies best practice.
Schedule: 36 hours, night shift, every other weekend. Holiday rotation.
About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 162 bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why we've been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes. If you're looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home.
High school diploma or equivalent. Certified Nursing Assistant, EMT or current Nursing Student who has completed Fundamentals of Nursing or equivalent med/surgical clinical rotation. Certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers required. Current Patient Care Assistant Certificate or EMT license required.
Experience as a medical technician or patient care assistant in preferred in an Emergency setting. Ability to work independently. Ability to work in a fast pace, physically taxing environment. Staff adheres to all I C.A.R.E. Standards. Successful completion of an approved nursing assistant training program. Ability to effectively speak, read and write using the English language. Ability to pass clinical competency, basic math and reading testing. Ability to perform basic math calculations and measurements, in order to measure height and weight, intake and output and calorie counts. Ability to accurately interpret and utilize basic medical terminology and abbreviations. Ability to enter and retrieve computerized information. Physical ability to push, transfer, and pull heavy loads throughout assigned shift. Physical ability to meet core job requirements in accordance with practice setting demands, for the patient populations regularly served. Effective communication and interpersonal skills to interact appropriately with nursing staff, patients, families/visitors, physicians, and other hospital staff. Organizational skills to set priorities and efficiently complete assigned work.
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
Location/Region: Boston, MA