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Patient Support Technician, Emergency Trauma Center, FT, Nights

Company: Prisma Health Upstate
Location: Sumter
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Job Summary
To provide direct care as assigned. Performs patient phlebotomy as assigned. Performs electro cardiology as assigned. May require access to storage areas where medications are kept and carry out procedures that require the use of non-prescription medications.

Bonus Eligible

This position is eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus through March 1, 2023 for external candidates only.


  • Performs responsibilities accurately, timely, and safely for assigned patients/area.
    • Communicates and informs appropriate personnel, patients and family members of pertinent information in a timely manner.
      • Maintains accurate paper and electronic documentation.
        • Utilizes equipment and supplies safely and appropriately; orders supplies as needed; labels specimens correctly.
          • Performs basic nursing care, simple and complex procedures, multiple treatments, waived testing and transports assigned patients.
            • Shows proficiency in blood collection and performs tasks in timely and accurate manner.
              • Performs EKGs.
                • Performs other duties as assigned.

                  Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

                  This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

                  Minimum Education

                  High school diploma, GED or equivalent. Successful completion of tech training course as evidenced by Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) course or nursing fundamentals from accredited organization required. Successful completion of an EKG course for portable EKG and successful completion of a phlebotomy course from an accredited organization preferred. Medical Assistant Training acceptable.

                  Minimum Experience

                  1year nurse tech hospital experience or skilled nursing facility is required if the candidate does not meet all of the educational requirements.

                  Computer experience is required.

                  Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

                  Heartsaver certification required.

                  Other Required Experience

                  Previous CNA or CMA or related experience preferred.

                  NT: 2 years NT/NA experience is preferred

                  EKG: 6 months EKG experience is preferred. Candidates must successfully complete Palmetto Health EKG course and training within 90 days of hire.

                  PB: 3 months of phlebotomy experience is preferred. Candidate must successfully complete Palmetto Health phlebotomy course and training within 90 days of hire.

                  Must possess skills necessary to care for patients.

                  Work Shift
                  Night (United States of America)


                  1570 Tuomey Hospital - Payroll Only

                  15706780 Emergency Trauma Center

                  Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Prisma Health Upstate, Columbia , Patient Support Technician, Emergency Trauma Center, FT, Nights, Professions , Sumter, South Carolina

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