Job Description

About ORMC:

Odessa Regional Medical Center was founded in 1975 by 14 obstetricians, pediatricians, and family practitioners as Odessa Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Through the years, the hospital grew and evolved into a full-service healthcare facility and the name was changed to Odessa Regional Hospital in 1995.

In June 2007, Odessa Regional Hospital purchased Alliance Hospital and changed its name to Odessa Regional Medical Center to reflect its larger campus and more comprehensive services. In 2015, ORMC acquired Basin Healthcare Center. The hospital has 225 beds and has approximately 250 physicians on staff and has over 750 employees.

Today, ORMC offers a wide spectrum of healthcare services, including advanced diagnostic imaging technology, emergency care, innovative surgical procedures, maternity care, comprehensive cardiac services and general medical care.

About the Shift:
7p - 7a Full Time - Rotating Schedule - Step-Down to CCU Unit
About the Position:
Provides direct and indirect care in the department setting. Monitors cardiac rhythms via bedside central or telemetry cardiac monitoring. Works within scope of practice as certified nursing assistant in department. Assists physicians and staff with clerical needs. Prepares and compiles records in the department. Maintains regulatory body requirements, policies and procedures and participates in performance improvement activities. . Provides service to ages of neonate to geriatric

Approaches family and visitors in a kind and professional manner.

Gives explanations and verbal reassurances consistently to family and visitors.

Interacts professionally with co-workers and other healthcare providers.

Fosters communication between multiple disciplines on the behalf of the patient.

Participates in informal conferences involving the care of patients.

Answers the telephone and intercom in a timely and polite manner.

Communicates ideas for improvement to the unit manager/charge nurse.

Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.

Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Organizes and manages activities to show consideration of the unit as a whole.

Reflects knowledge and judgment in decisions and actions within the job description of the unit secretary/monitor technician.

Is aware of patient condition and whereabouts when patient is out of the unit.

Communicates information about dysrhythmias to the charge nurse and primary care nurse.

Demonstrates competency in interpreting dysrhythmias.

Assists nursing staff with patient activities of daily living

Enters written orders correctly into the computer, understands may not enter or take verbal or telephone orders from physicians.

Is able to access and print if needed information from the medical record (i.e. H&P, labs, x-ray reports).

Orders supplies and stocks as required.

Maintains accuracy of Kardex to ensure complete and accurate patient care.

Alerts nursing staff to abnormal lab test results.

Maintains logbooks in the department.

Assists in recording information for performance improvement activities.

Runs and posts rhythm strips at the specified times.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • High School diploma or the equivalent.
  • Basic EKG course within 6 months of hire
  • BCLS
  • CPI upon hire then every two years
  • CNA State Certificate

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
  • Additional languages preferred.

Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Word processing.

Physical Demands:

  • For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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