Performs a variety of cross-functional duties including intravenous (IV) catheter insertions, specimen collection, computer entry, and patient greeting and escort in a patient-focused department.
High school graduation or equivalent.
3 years related experience.
CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certification by the Maryland Board of Nursing. CPR certification required. Phlebotomy certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Venipuncture competency. Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Attends mandatory training sessions, staff meetings and town meetings and completes all mandatory education requirements on time.
Conducts data entry.
Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
Documentation of patient care is legible, accurate, appropriate and timely.
Ensures completion of unit-based duties and documentation in the tech duty log.
Focuses on patient flow and delivers care in a safe and efficient manner.
Participates in multi-disciplinary quality and service improvement initiatives.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Performs technical job competencies.
Takes appropriate precautions to deliver safe patient care.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.