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Emergency Department Technician

Job ID: 84817
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Emergency Department Technician for a Full Time, 0.90 FTE, Night position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $20.65 – $32.87. 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 a Registered Nurse or Physician in the Emergency Department.

Essential Functions

  • Assists nursing staff and other care team members with patient care: receiving patients by ambulance and from triage; assisting with ambulatory patients; setting up and assisting with procedures; obtaining patient vital signs; dressing or undressing patients; providing treatment supplies when needed; application of sterile dressings; restraint procedures; immobilization of extremities; cast and splint applications; patient transport.
  • 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.
  • Performs clerical and communication functions to support departmental operations and patient care.
  • Order entry and results retrieval in the computer system.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Accredited Program Required: Acute Care Certified Nursing Assistant or
  • Accredited Program Required: Medical Assistant or
  • Accredited Program Required: Emergency Medical Technician.

Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year Required: Work experience as a Certified or Registered Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant or EMT and
  • Preferred: Prior acute care hospital experience and
  • Preferred: Previous leadership/supervisory experience 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: Certified Nurse Assistant - Oregon (Oregon Requirement) or
  • Required: Certified Nurse Assistant 2 - Oregon (Oregon Requirement) or
  • Required: Emergency Medical Tech I - Oregon (Oregon Requirement) and
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support

Skills

  • Completion of ED specific competency-based education (Required)
  • Strong communication skills (Required)
  • Critical thinking skills (Required)
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills (Required)
  • Strong customer service 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:

  • One year prior direct patient care experience required or completion or an EKG training program.

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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