Unit Technician, Intensive Care Unit Job
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Unit Technician, Intensive Care Unit Job
Location: Mankato, MN, US
Company: Mayo Clinic
Department: ICU/ Monitor tech
A Life-Changing Career
Responsibilities: Assists with diagnostic examinations and procedures. Utilizes two patient identifier process when preparing patient for examination or procedure. Positions patients safely according to guidlines for examination or procedure. Identifies equipment needed for examinations and procedures including protocol for setup, usage and dismantling. Safely transports and assist patients to rooms. Cleans examination and procedure rooms according to environmental services standards and specifications. Replaces any used supplies and notifies supervisor of any needed supplies or equipment not replaced. Visually inspects room and equipment for safety concerns. Reports problems with equipment to supervisor according to policy. Performs delegated specific patient care skills. Performs specific skills on approved unit skills for Unit Technician. Performs and monitors patient vital signs including, but not limited to, ECG, Blood Pressure, and Oxygen Saturations under supervision of RN. Reports in a timely manner any abnormal findings to RN or Provider. Documents patient care provided, according to unit specific EMR requirements. Performs basic patient care skills - I&O, Ambulation, Transfer and Positioning in Bed, Chair, Cart; Feeding those without swallowing deficiencies; Urinanalysis Sample Collection from Collection Device; Height; Weight. Performs non-clinical tasks to support departmental functions. Completes assigned audits by due date. Restocks unit supplies as needed. Correlates procedure charge with actual procedure performed per unit requirements. Procures required medical records under direction of RN or Provider. Answers incoming departmental phone calls and directs appropriately.
Qualifications: One to two years acute clinical patient care experience preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate or Baccalaureate degree preferred. Experience is cardiac rhythm reading preferred.
Additional Qualifications: Basic computer knowledge and skills required. Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines required. Must demonstrate excellent organizational, communication, writing and listening skills. Ability to work effectively in a team setting and be flexible required. Knowledge of medical terminology required. For ICU only, required to take cardiac classes within 6 months of hire. If you are interested in this position and do not have your Nursing Assistant Certification and Basic Life Support (CLS/CPR), please contact the Staffing Specialist on this posting to learn more about obtaining that through MCHS.
License or Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required through American Heart Association or Red Cross. Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) or successful completion of one quarter/semester of clinicals and currently enrolled in an LPN or RN program required. EMT certification may be substituted for these requirements for Emergency Department only.
Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Compensation Detail: Minimum rate is $14.11 based upon union contract.
Hours/Pay Period: 48
Schedule Details: Eight hour shifts rotating between day and evening shifts.
Weekend Schedule: This position is scheduled every other weekend and holiday.
Recruiter: Cassie Schlaak
Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.
Site Description: Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
Job Posting Category: Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job Posting Number: 79903BR
Date: Feb 24, 2017
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