Wound Care Technician FT at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/6/2019
  • Job ID:
    19012526
  • Job Family
    Wound Care
  • Travel
    No
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description
Wound Care Tech AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33613

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Tampa
  • AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Work Hours/Shift:

Full-Time

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Encourages and demonstrates teamwork following up on diagnostic results, answering phones, communicating with patients.
  • Demonstrates care for one another by working all areas, open to change, sensitive to department needs, effectively participates in conflict resolution/problem solving.
  • Collaborates with staff on marketing efforts
  • Communicates effectively with front desk staff to ensure efficient patient flow.
  • Performs front office responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates with appropriate personnel to schedule procedures and ensure efficient processes.
  • Maintains efficient patient flow, exam room prep and addresses all doctors’ requirements.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of office medical equipment and assists doctor.
  • Maintains timely communication with patients re: hyperbaric dives, surgery, scripts, testing.
  • Prevents casual overtime at all times and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Assists in controlling supplies and maintains inventory weekly.
  • Maintains efficiency in patient work-up flow and triage responsibilities.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of patient medications and messages, sample meds, and pharmacy documentation.
  • Identifies problems that may affect patient safety and efficiency in department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of Hospital guidelines and regulatory requirements.
  • Keeps current with new technology and updates on care and medications.
  • Contributes to the growth of the practice by managing patient flow and recommending follow-up visits if needed.
  • Assists office staff with marketing mailings, phone calls.
  • Escorts patient to examination room, takes vital signs, removes dressings, positions patient comfortably for nursing and medical examination.
  • Assist in delivery of care with physician/nurse as needed.
  • Once patient is ready for nursing/physician, escorts next patient.
  • Facilitating process and flow, in a timely manner, is essential.
  • Data entry skills – entering patient information into EMR at point of service.
  • Possess strong verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Maintains a neat, clean organized work environment and helps colleagues as needed.
  • All staff are responsible for providing support if required in the hyperbaric unit.
  • You may be asked to work in the HBO environment for short periods of time.
  • Visual observation and/or audible contact with the hyperbaric control panel and patients in hyperbaric chambers at all times.
  • If hyperbaric technologist leaves the hyperbaric room/environment, for any reason, they are responsible for obtaining coverage during their absence. This individual requested to cover, must have attended the hyperbaric medicine course, understand emergency decompression and signs and symptoms that would cause immediate concern. Both the requesting and covering employee are responsible for the observation and management of the hyperbaric environment and patient safety.  Gives report to Medical Wound Care Technician on return, reporting off patient’s condition and observations during absence.
  • Hyperbaric patients and systems are observed at all times during the course of hyperbaric oxygen treatment.  Reporting anything that appears to be unusual must be a priority, report to the hyperbaric Technician and hyperbaric physician.
  • Attends unit meetings per unit standard 90% of the time.
  • Adheres to hospital dress code policy 100% of the time.
  • Additional duties as requested.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Competent in basic patient work-up for examination.
  • Good medical knowledge to assist doctor during patient exams.
  • Ability to keep process and patient flow on time; competent with basic patient work up.
  • Current basic computer skills, data input.
  • Good business office organizational skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to adapt to change.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School diploma/GED
  • Completion of accredited course in Medical Assisting or Emergency Medical Technician.
  • Strong team building skills

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • BLS
  • Eligibility to obtain Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant
Job Summary:

Wound Care Technician Provides clinical and operational support in delivery of patient care in a physician practice setting or clinical office.  Responsible for assisting physicians/clinicians with examination, procedures, preparation of patients and performing vital sign procedures.  Responsible for assisting with front office operations including but not limited to billing, invoicing, scheduling, patient check in and check out, tracking of procedures, reporting and insurance verification. Under the director of the Clinical Nurse Manager, Registered Nurse or Center Director, will perform tasks supporting delivery of patient care.  While performing tasks, under the supervision of the Registered nurse, strong customer services are essential with internal and external customers.  Medical Wound Care Technician will provide clinical and operational support during the delivery of patient care.  Prepares patients, for examination, procedures, and takes vital signs records in the Electronic Medical Record. In collaboration with the Clinical Nurse Manager, facilitates ordering of medical supplies. Participates in maintaining a safe environment at all times. Possess strong organizational skills. 



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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