Boulder Community Hospital Trauma Tech - Emergency in Boulder, Colorado
Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People’s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County. Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.
Supports nursing in the delivery of patient care in the Emergency Department. Provides direct patient care, clerical support, order entry, stocking and unit supplies, and patient transportation. Interventions under the direction of RN/MD/PA/NP. May coordinate care in fast track collaborating with provider and Clinical Team Lead. Participates in orientation.
Education or Formal Training
High school graduate preferred
Medical Terminology class preferred
Colorado or National EMT-B certification required, or medical student with Student Privileges required
Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)
BLS certification required; suspension occurs if certification expires
IV certification required within 90 days, one time only, no expiration
Knowledge, Skill and Ability
Ability to effectively communicate to patients, family, and co-workers
Basic knowledge of frequently used medical terminologies
Knowledge of policies and procedures related to Emergency Department
One year experience preferred in Emergency Department or other acute care hospital setting
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Unit Coordinator role is critical to organization and efficiency of the ED. Specific duties include:
a. Prepare, alphabetize and file paper portion of ED charts for medical records
b. Coordinate with CTL/charge to take biophone calls and receive patients on tracker
c. Coordinate with CTL/charge to call dispatch and transport agencies and notify of advisory or divert status
d. Coordinates with RNs and providers to contact agencies for transport out of facility
e. Communication network-phones, fax, intercom, pagers, pre-hospital reports and police reports
f. Patient log and completion of medical records for ED patients
- Functions under the direct supervision of the assigned RN or medical provider
a. Tasks as delegated by the RN include but not limited to: stocking, phlebotomy, 12-lead EKG, wound care, dressings etc.
b. May be required to perform point of care testing
c. Initiates IV access according to standards
a. Provides discharge instructions as delegated by RN or providers
b. Updates patients and families of what to expect, and delays
c. Promotes customer service through communication, respect, and education of our patients
d. Documents procedures and pertinent patient information in the medical records
e. Responsible for orientation of new employees
f. Responsible for clinical rotation of EMT students
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
Physical working environment may include, but not be limited to, any of the following hazards: chemical, electronic, mechanical, biowaste, explosive, radiation, etc.
Environmental conditions may include, but not be limited to, variations in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat and sit.
The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds, frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed.)
Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.
About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado
Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.
Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.
Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.
EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace