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Trauma Tech 10/8/2017

VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia) Richmond, VA

Location
Richmond, VA
AJE Ref #
579710020
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Temporary
Company Ref #
101410121959

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: Trauma/Medical Emergency

VCU Health Systems Trauma/Medical Emergency is seeking an hourly Trauma Tech. Under the supervision of a licensed independent practitioner, manager and/or Registered Nurse, in accordance with the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of nursing delegation and supervision guidelines, they will perform a variety of direct and indirect patient care activities. These include assistance with activities of daily living, comfort care and nutritional support, and performance of selected diagnostic and therapeutic tasks and procedures as directed. Indirect patient care activities include maintaining a clean safe environment, ensuring adequate inventory of supplies and equipment, and data collection as pertinent to the patient population.

Responsibilities
May function independently under protocols approved by VCUHS Medical Director and hospital and departmental policy/procedure.
Functions under direction of a licensed independent practitioner, MD, and/or RN in providing patient care, emotional support, and problem solving; all in accordance with hospital, nursing and unit policy/procedure.
Functions under departmental Standards of Practice (SOP) in the communications room and in the role of patient transport in collaboration with RN and Physician colleagues.

Qualifications

Required
Current EMT-P certification in Virginia
Current AHA ACLS Certification
AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent

Preferred
1 year of active pre-hospital service
Previous hazardous materials experience

PRN 7: Rotating