Indiana University Health

Unit Support, Emergency Department Tech Ball Memorial

Ball Memorial

Job Location

Ball Memorial
2401 University Ave
Muncie,IN47303

Department

ED Observation Unit

Date Posted

November 20, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Nights
  • Full Time

Requisition Number

000270874
IU Health consists of team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Emergency nursing meets inpatient nursing in our new 10 bed Clinical Decision Unit. This dedicated unit adjacent to the Emergency Department functions with our Emergency Department Team to serve patients who require close monitoring over a short duration in order to determine next steps.  We are committed to delivering the best, high quality, compassionate care to our patients of the East Central Region. Our exceptional teamwork is a catalyst to delivering excellent care to every patient.

The Tech-Unit Support (TUS) provides a combination of direct patient care and unit clerical duties for the department. Coordinates care to designated patients under the direction of a Clinical Nurse and provides support to the patient care team. Ensures a clean and orderly environment for the patient. Provides information, directions and other assistance to physicians, patients, families, customers and vendors. May schedule tests and procedures for the patient, maintain patient records and sign patients in and out of the unit. May be responsible for the ordering, receiving and delivering of equipment and supplies for the patient care team. May be required to provide continuous observation including suicide prevention.

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Qualifications for the Unit Support, Emergency Department Tech Role

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • May be required to complete Unit Secretary training program.
  • Requires previous comparable acute patient care experience or successful completion of the IU Health PCA education program.
  • Requires current Basic Life Support certification through the AHA or attainment at the completion of the IU Health PCA education program. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Requires basic knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Requires knowledge of procedures and standards related to patient care activities.
  • Requires knowledge of principles of infection control.
  • Requires basic computer skills.
  • 1 - 2 years patient care experience preferred.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.