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Patient Care Assistant (CNA, EMT) - Emergency Room

Requisition ID:

19162163

Business Unit:

Windham Hospital

Location:

Willimantic, CT

Standard Hours:

36

FT/PT/Per Diem:

Full Time

Shift:

Shift 3

Shift Details:

7p-7a Every other weekend and Holiday

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Description

Work where every moment matters.


Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 


For more than 75 years, Windham Hospital has treated patients with the latest high-tech equipment, operated by some of the most skilled and compassionate medical professionals available. We seek to meet the total healthcare needs of people from throughout Northeastern Connecticut. Our staff members are proud to live and work in this area, and are committed to providing quality healthcare to our community.


The Emergency Department at Windham provides patients with high levels of care, with symptoms ranging from traumas to the common cold to drug overdoses and everything in between. Our multi-disciplinary team includes Registered Nurses, Advanced Providers, Nursing Assistants, and administrative staff. The Emergency Department at Windham is equipped with 23 beds, including a fast-track area, and behavioral health space. Our RNs see a wide variety of patients, including those with behavioral health and opioid related needs. Our staff prides itself in its flexibility, initiative to help others in need as well as our strong cohesiveness as a team which ultimately gives our patients the highest level of care they expect and deserve.


Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of an RN or his/her designee, the Patient Care Technician will assist the RN and MD in providing direct care to patients according to age specific needs. Patient types include: neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, older adult


Accurately measures and records vital signs, including postural vital signs, reports changes to the RN as soon as discovered. Assists patients with ADL's including bathing, back care, hair washing and documents accordingly. Performs and documents Blood Glucose. Reports all findings to RN 

Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent

Experience:
Certified Nurses Aid certificate, Nursing Student, EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) or EMT -P (Paramedic) with clinical experience required. One year pre-hospital or acute experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology and computer skills preferred. Knowledge of arrhythmia detection and phlebotomy preferred.

Certification:
BLS certification required or completion within the first three months of employment.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
 
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