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Emergency Department Technician II

Job ID: 75297
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Emergency Department Technician II for a Part Time, 0.60 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $23.18 – $37.30. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

***Hiring bonus may be available***

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for performing direct patient care activities within his/her scope of practice under the direction of Physician in the Emergency Department. They will assist the nursing staff in providing high quality and compassionate care for patients to promote a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all member of the care delivery team.

Essential Functions

  • Participate in patient care in collaboration with and supervised by RN: which may include vital signs; IV starts; blood draws; document on flow sheet; communicate with patient and family; set-up and assist with procedures; clean and dress wounds; splinting; assist with airway management; initiate cardiac monitoring; may be required to perform emergency defibrillation; point of care testing; patient transport; patient discharge.
  • Performs basic patient observation skills and reports significant changes in patient condition to the appropriate team member. Observation of secluded or restrained patients.
  • Maintain unit supplies by stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs. Assist in keeping patient care areas and equipment clean. Room set-up.
  • Performs clerical and communication functions to support departmental operations and patient care.
  • Order entry and results retrieval in the computer system.
  • Document patient care in health care record according to standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma Preferred: or equivalent or
  • Required: Graduate of EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic certification course

Experience

  • Preferred: Experience in the pre-hospital or emergency department setting and
  • Required: Successful completion of ED orientation/training and standard competencies and
  • Required: Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

Credentials

  • Required: ED Tech II - Oregon Requirements Current state EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I) or EMT-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification or Advanced EMT (AEMT) and
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support and
  • Required within 6 months: Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Skills

  • Completion of ED specific competency based education (Required)
  • IV Skills (Required)
  • Phlebotomy (Required)
  • Strong communication skills (Required)
  • Sufficient knowledge of English, spelling and arithmetic to complete and compile reports, make out requisitions, maintain simple records and perform various clerical duties (Required)
  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications (Required)

Department / Location Specific Notes

Oregon West Network – Sacred Heart Medical Center (University or RiverBend):

  • ACLS certification required at date of hire.

Oregon West Network – Sacred Heart Medical Center – RiverBend:

  • Will NOT perform emergency defibrillation.

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Ability to move around area with occasional sitting.
  • Frequent reaching/ bending/ squatting/ kneeling/ grasping.
  • Lift/Carry: Frequently up to 15 lbs. Occasionally up to 20 lbs.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 20 lbs. force. Occasional up to 30 lbs. force.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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