Certified Nursing Assistant / Emergency Department Technician

Charles Regional Medical Center

  • La Plata, MD
  • Permanent
  • Part-time
  • 2 months ago
Performs variety of patient care activities for patients assigned to the Emergency Department. Obtains and records patient vital signs. Bathes or assists patient with self care. Inspects skin for pressure points. Turns and repositions immobile patients. Provides nutrition to patients unable to feed self. Assists with admissions, transporting, and maintaining safe environment. Provides and Documents Patient Care. Performs clerical duties. Practices Infection Control.

Currently Maryland licensure as a Certified Nursing Assistant and current EMT certification are required. Applications with pending licensure will not be accepted. Please include your license number and expiration date in the Licenses section or resume section of the application.

Education & Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • One year experience as an EMT-B (current) or Military Corpsman - Emergency Specialty required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Emergency Department experience preferred.
  • Unit Secretary or clerical experience preferred.
Licensure & Certification:
  • Current licensure as a Certified Nursing Assistant from the state of Maryland required.
  • Certification as an EMT or equivalent of Military Corpsman - Emergency Specialty required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred or pass a basic arrhythmia exam and have the ability to recognize critical rhythms and seek intervention.
Skills & Abilities:
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the ability to collect data reflective of the patients requirements relative to his or her age specific needs is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work duties required.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, nurses, physicians, other healthcare professionals and visitors is required.
  • The ability to ensure the confidentiality and rights of all patient and departmental documents is required.
  • The ability to read and interpret physician orders and other written methods of health care team is essential. Ability to respond to customers inquiries is required.
  • He/she must demonstrate spoken English in order to communicate with customers.
  • Ability to work with simple mathematical concepts and pass mathematics test.
  • Ability to identify problems, collect data, recognize changes regarding patient/family condition and seek intervention by Clinical Nurse appropriately.
Physical Demands:

Will work in a clean, well-lighted environment. Requires pushing/pulling and lifting equipment, using proper body mechanics, weighing up to and above 100 lbs. up to 40% of the time. Requires lifting and positioning patients weighing up to 300 lbs., using proper body mechanics, with assistance of other staff members, up to 60% of the time. Requires walking and standing approximately 80% of the time, requires sitting, bending, and reaching approximately 20% of the time. Routine exposure to latex. Potential for exposure to blood and/or body substances, communicable diseases, and hazardous materials, requiring the observance of Universal Precautions and safe handling practices.

UM Charles Regional is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Charles Regional Medical Center