Under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) and ED Attending (MD), the Trauma Technician assists the nursing staff in providing direct, indirect, and environmental tasks to a variety of patients who are accessing emergency services.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
·Accepts and carries out assignments from Patient Care Coordinator/RN in consideration of unit needs and as appropriate to clinical experience. ·Assists in the admission, transfer, and discharge of patients by assisting them into and out of appropriate clothing. ·Monitors and records temperature, pulse, respiration’s, blood pressure, weights and blood glucose monitoring in accordance with policy and procedure and documents accurately patient status. ·Performs 12-lead EKG’s as directed and enters patient information correctly into the EKG system. Performs venipuncture for the purpose of drawing blood samples.
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