Job Title: Specialty Care Tech
Company: HealthAlliance Hospital - Broadway Campus
City/State: Kingston, NY
Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical
Department: Psych Emer Room
Position: Per Diem
Req #: 22601
Posted Date: Jan 22, 2021
To enhance the flow of the patient care process in the psychiatric emergency department and improve care by assisting the psychiatric evaluators, nurses, and physicians. Assist the evaluators by keeping track of patients and treatments given. Inform evaluators, nurses and doctors of critical and at-risk patients. Decrease patient length of stay in the emergency department by facilitating treatments and communication between staff and departments. Treating life-threatening and non-life threatening emergencies according to established hospital policies and procedures and under the direct supervision of the nurse and/or physician. To assist evaluator staff and nursing staff in providing for the safety and comfort of patients, through performance of non-licensed requiring tasks. To also provide clerical support to the evaluator and healthcare team.
- High school diploma or equivalent education/experience. EMT-A certification or equivalent of based on previous work experience. Valid BCLS certification required.
- CNA training or previous experience preferred.
- Mental health and/or emergency medical technician.
- Basic understanding of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology. Knowledge of how to prepare and assist emergency department staff with procedures such as phlebotomy, patient close observation, and patient de-escalation etc. Knowledge of keyboarding and computers.
HealthAlliance Hospital - Broadway Campus
HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley operates a 315-bed healthcare system comprising HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston, NY, and Margaretville Hospital in Margaretville, NY. It also operates Mountainside Residential Care Center, an 82-bed facility in Margaretville. As Ulster County’s largest employer, HealthAlliance is committed to attracting the best-qualified medical and support staff; providing outstanding, responsive, coordinated, compassionate patient- and family-centered care; excelling in clinical outcomes and patient experiences; and ensuring patient rights, privacy and respect are honored at all times, while improving the overall health and well-being of the diverse communities it serves.