As an Intermediate Care Technician (ICT) Generalist, the incumbent may work in multiple clinical settings based on facility needs, these include but are not limited to, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Primary Care, Specialty Clinics, and COVID Screening and Swabbing Stations. Clinical responsibilities include but are not limited to: Performing Diagnostic Tests. Examples: Vital Signs, 12-lead electrocardiogram (EKG) Point-of-Care. Examples: glucometer, COVID swabbing. Specimen collection and Preparation. Examples: collecting and labeling venous blood samples. Minor Procedures. Examples: simple one-layer laceration repairs, incision and drainage, skin stapling, STERIS trips, Dermabond. Medication Administration: nebulized medications, topical, limited PO meds, vaccine administration. Starts Peripheral IVs. Example: saline lock, ultrasound guided IV placement. Irrigations. Examples: cerumen and foreign body irrigation, eye irrigation. Suture and/or Staple Removal. Foley Catheters Insertion. Examples: Coud'e foley insertion, 3-way bladder irrigation. Splinting and Casting. Wound Care. Examples. wound debridement, Wet-to-Dry dressings, Unna Boot placement, compression dressings- Forflex and Profour, wound vac placement, graft application. Patient education within scope of care or while providing an intervention. Electronic Health Record (EHR): Thoroughly and appropriately documents actions, interventions and procedures in the medical record. Examples: Procedural notes and progress notes. Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts-May include nights, weekends, and holidays. Position Description Title/PD#: Intermediate Care Technician/PD99968-A Physical Requirements: The work involves extended periods of bending, standing and walking. Generally, the work requires recurring physical exertion with assisting patients. The work requires a level of physical fitness that allows for standing for extended periods, heavy lifting to position patients, and manual dexterity to perform clinical procedures. The work will require recurrent bending, lifting, stooping, standing, squatting, stretching, sitting and walking. **The TEMPORARY appointment will not exceed 1 year. This appointment may be renewed for additional service in accordance with Agency needs for 1 additional year. Temporary positions offer health insurance (if the employee is expected to work at least 130 hours per month for at least 90 days) but do not offer life insurance or retirement benefits and may be terminated at any time before the expiration date. The appointment to a Temporary position does not confer eligibility for promotion or reassignment to other positions or the ability to be non-competitively converted to permanent employment.
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