MULTI SKILLED TECHNICIAN - TELEMETRY

  • Conway Medical Center
  • 300 Singleton Ridge Road Conway South Carolina 29526 United States
  • Feb 04, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

Position Summary:  
The Multi-Skilled Technician (MST) will perform a variety of administrative tasks and patient care tasks to patients under the direction of nursing staff. The MST responsibilities include administering treatment and personal care procedures to patients. Tasks may include, but not limited to, meal tray preparation and feeding, recording intake and output, bathing, shaving, changing clothing, cleaning and trimming fingernails, bed-making, assisting with ambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination; provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients. The MST will prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and provide manual assistance as required and may escort or transport patients to various hospital locations. The MST will be responsible for administrative duties, which include but are not limited to; receiving, greeting and directing patients, visitors and hospital personnel, provide/resolve requests from patients and guest not needing to be referred to nursing staff, primary focus of communication of the unit, and answers phones promptly and refers request to appropriate nursing staff. Additional duties may include cleaning assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment as required. The MST must be willing to coordinate alternate housing within the facility in advance of shifts when inclement weather potential threatens the ability to get to the facility. The MST may be required to report back to work during any emergency situation i.e. mass casualty, internal disaster, etc.   
Education:
  • High school diploma required.
  • Qualified as a Multi-Skilled Technician through one of eight ways required.
  • Current South Carolina State Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) or;
  • A minimum of one year MST or Clinical secretary experience in a hospital setting or;
  • Successful completion of Medical Assistant course or;
  • Phlebotomy training and certification or;
  • Successful completion of Dysrhythmia course and passing grade/certification or;
  • EMT or Paramedic Certification or;
  • Acceptance into an Accredited Nursing program and successful completion of first semester coursework or;
  • Successful completion of second year pre-med curriculum track.
  • Current CMC MST have been hired prior to Oct 1, 2014 grandfathered with on-the-job training without necessarily satisfying any of items 1-8 above. 
Experience:

Previous experience as a Multi-Skilled Technician preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:
  • Basic Life Saving (BLS) Certification required (or obtained with-in 90 days of employment

Special Skills:

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with nursing colleagues, physicians, department heads, and member of executive leadership.
  • Exemplary core customer service skills strongly required.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong PC skills required.
  • Strong verbal communication skills required.
Working Conditions:
  • Occasional exposure to difficult patients.
  • Potential exposure to blood borne and airborne pathogens.
  • Stress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring simultaneously.
  • Physical surroundings generally pleasant and comfortable.
  • Prolonged standing and walking required.
 Physical Requirements:
Physical Requirements: Medium - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required.  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review.