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Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0122
Post Date 7/14/2017
Title Technical Partner - Per Diem - Bethlehem
City Bethlehem
Description

Coordinated Health (CH) is a privately held, physician-owned acute-care hospital network in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. CH’s focused regional network has 1,200 employees at 17 sites with an ambulatory-based continuum of care. Access is provided by specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, transitional care units, multi-specialty clinics and walk-in centers. Service lines include musculoskeletal care, cardiology, women’s health and immediate and primary care, endocrinology, rheumatology, and general surgery.  In Bethlehem, CH has exclusively earned the U.S. government’s new 5-star top CMS rating for hospital patient service, has earned top safety and patient satisfaction scores from HealthGrades.

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinical procedures within scope of practice.
  • Performs the following tasks according to the standards and facility policy and as assigned:
  • Vital signs
  • Body weights measuring
  • Intake and output measurements
  • EKGs
  • Glucometry
  • Phlebotomy
  • Specimen collection
  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
  • Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding as needed.
  • Transports patients for treatments.
  • Passes and collects bed pans.
  • Changes bed linens and make beds.
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Monitors, documents and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members as assigned.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Follows treatment plan as directed by licensed personnel.
  • Assists with the admitting process and documents on admission database as appropriate.
  • Assists with patient mobility to include ambulation and in/out bed and chair transfers as   appropriate.
  • Accepts responsibility for providing safe, appropriate, quality patient care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to assist with the equipment and supplies related to emergent patient care, for example:  the defibrillator and crash cart.
  • Responds to life-saving situations appropriately and according to the standards of BLS protocols as well as hospital policy.
  • Restocks pharmacy supplies and unit supplies as needed.
  • Performs 1:1 observations as assigned.
  • Performs equipment checks and unit specific equipment maintenance duties as appropriate.
  • Takes active role in unit based performance improvement.
  • Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in inservices and/or continuing education programs.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Coordinated Health Network as well as the proper release of information.
  • Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety.
  • Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices.
  • Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code.
  • Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
  • Assists as needed with pre-admission testing procedures.
  • May be required to rotate to other Coordinated Health locations as assigned.
  • Takes direction and assists RN’s with tasks as needed.

Experience, Knowledge, and Education Requirements

  • CPR certified.
  • Works effectively with others.
  • Possesses the ability to work under pressure.

 

Requirements

Why Coordinated Health:

  • The Coordinated Health Experience: Our teams are committed to treating every patient with respect and genuine compassion.
  • Convenience: We work around our patient’s lives and busy schedules. Most of our facilities are open 7-days a week, with extended evening and weekend hours.
  • Coordinated and Integrated Care: We work in close connection with CH physicians as well as outside referring providers to facilitate the delivery of care through a system wide electronic health record and PACs system.  We provide the answers physicians need to initiate treatment faster.
  • World-Class Hospitals: Our hospitals and out-patient facilities work together as cross-functional teams. Our physicians are part of Coordinated Health’s multidisciplinary teams in: Orthopedics, Joint Replacement, Spine, Sports Medicine, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Gynecology, Breast Care, Cardiology, and Primary Care.
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