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allied health

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  • CST - Certified Surgical Technician

    Accountable to assist the RN and surgeon in preparing for surgical procedures, assist in surgical procedures, and prepare for the next case. The scrub technologist handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. The CST has an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. The CST has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field.

  • Diagnostic Imaging Tech I

    The DI Tech I operates radiology equipment to produce radiographic images of specified areas of the body and performs related technical x-ray procedures, in accordance with recommended radiation safety practices. Technologist will prepare exam rooms, equipment, supplies, and medications. The technologist will be expected to communicate effectively and professionally with patients, physicians, and intra- and inter-departmentally situations.Ì_

  • Diagnostic Imaging Tech II

    This position is responsible for obtaining high quality CT studies. Must be able to start IV’s effectively and consistently. In this position employee will be required to administer oral and IV contrast. Will be responsible for daily QC on equipment. Must adhere to Diagnostic Imaging policies and procedures and flex to accommodate volumes. High accountability for patient safety.Ì_

  • EMT - Basic

    Primarily responsible for providing emergency care and transportation of the sick and injured in accordance with established protocols, BSA Health System Policies and Department Guidelines. Responds to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured. Determines the nature & extent of the patient’s condition and provides appropriate emergency care & transports patient when necessary.

  • MLT - Medical Lab Technician

    The MLT rotates in the various sections of the clinical laboratory as assigned, performs special procedures as required in a medical laboratory which may include, but is not limited to, hematology, special chemistry, chemistry, blood bank, microbiology, serology, and urinalysis. They will also solve practical problems, deal with a variety of issues and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.

  • Occupational Therapist

    Provision and documentation of examinations, evaluations, establish functional OT diagnosis, prognoses and plans of care including formulation of treatment goals, providing occupational therapy intervention to patients, measuring and reporting outcomes and formulating and carrying out discharge plans.Ì_Ì_Supervision of licensed and non-licensed assigned staff or students.Ì_Ì_Interact and practice in collaboration with other professionals.Ì_Individuals must comply with the Texas Occupational Therapy Practice Acts and Rules.

  • Paramedic

    The Paramedic is responsible for responding to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and transports the patient to a medical facility. Determine the nature & extent of the patient’s condition. Provides appropriate emergency care & transports patient when necessary. Assess injuries and renders emergency medical care to injured or ill individuals. Transport injured or sick individuals to medical facility.Ì_

  • Patient Care Technician

    The Patient Care Technician is responsible for the direct and indirect patient care duties assigned to them by the Registered Nurse, following the policies and procedures of the institution.Ì_The Patient Care Technician will assist with patient care and comfort, hygiene and ADL’s (Activities of Daily Living) including bed baths, restroom assistance and linen changes, nutrition, mobility, transport, and ensure patient safety with prompt response to patient request and call lights.Ì_The Patient Care Tech will assist with the management and flow of the unit by assisting with admits, discharges, transfer/transport patients, electronic patient documentation, answers telephones, collect and delivers specimens.Ì_

clerical

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  • Registration Assistant

    The Registration Assistant is responsible of the registration of all Emergency Department patients and other patients as needed. This includes, but is not limited to: accurate data entry of patient and insurance information, collection of patient responsibility payments, and obtaining verification and pre-certification as needed to assure payment.

nursing

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  • RN

    The Registered Nurse is accountable for the health status and health needs of their patients based upon interpretation of health data and preventative health practices in collaboration with the patients and the interdisciplinary healthcare team members. This Staff RN position requires teamwork and the ability to be flexible in order to adapt to various units within the hopsital as part of the Resource team to provide nursing during peak census time, call-ins and vacancies.

  • RN, Nurse Manager

    The Nurse Manager is responsible for assisting the Director with the overall responsibilities of the department in accordance with established nursing standards, philosophy and BSA Mission and Vision. The Nurse Manager serves as a vital link between management and the clinical staff as well as strives to achieve efficient, safe and cost effective patient care.  The Nurse Manager assists with the day to day management operations of the department, along with growth and development of the staff.

  • RN, Shift Supervisor

    The Charge Nurse/Shift Supervisor is a Registered Nurse who is accountable for coordination of all care for a specific patient population on an assigned shift, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act and the policies and procedures of BSA. The Charge Nurse/Shift Supervisor also has managerial responsibilities including, but not limited to, staffing, scheduling, employment development, budget and performance improvement activities.

support services

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  • Area Tech/Housekeeper

    The Area Tech performs general cleaning duties in areas such as patient rooms, public areas, restrooms, offices and clinical areas.

  • Collector

    This position is responsible and accountable for effective collections of patient accounts. Contacting insurance companies to resolve claims issues for payment. Such responsibilities encompass not only the internal functioning of the area, but also the integration of these services into the overall functioning of BSA. Understands, participates in, and contributes to qualify improvement process for the department and BSAHS.

  • Facility Tech II

    The Facility Tech II provides repair, service, and operational reliability of utilities and/or equipment required to meet the needs of the facility. Said skills shall be performed with minimal instruction as determined by their immediate supervisor. The Facility Tech II should be able to troubleshoot basic problems on plumbing, lighting, room temperature, tube system, fire alarm, and energy management systems as determined by their immediate supervisor.

  • Grill Cook

    The grill cook is responsible for preparing dinner menu entree and vegetable items for the Dining Center. Take and prepare orders at grill using griddle, broiler, fryers, and sandwich table.Ì_Assembles and serves food to customers and prepare food according to recipes.Ì_Clean equipment at end of each shift. Individual must be able to work other areas and positions in the dining center as needed.

  • Network Engineer

    Applies knowledge and ingenuity to develop solutions and design systems while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost. Provides network engineering services for projects and maintains and optimizes the data network infrastructure. Includes updating network documentation, conducting utilization studies and the establishment of fault notification procedures. Coordinates the configuration, installation and the general troubleshooting of network hardware and possibly software. Provides remote support for facilities throughout the organization. This position will work closely with other members of the BSA information services team to support the overall mission of the company and its long-term strategic business initiatives.

  • Transporter

    Transporters are accountable for transporting patients to and from different areas of the hospital using hospital beds, stretchers, and wheelchairs while communicating effectively with the patient and other hospital staff. (No driving involved)

  • Valet

    Providing great customer service to patients and visitors. Park and retrieve cars from the parking garage for those wanting valet service.