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Emergency Department Technician II

Job ID: 96
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Emergency Department Technician II for a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $19.16, more depending on experience.

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. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Current state EMT-Intermediate (EMT—I) or EMT-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification required. 
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at time of hire.
  • ACLS certification required at date of hire
  • Experience in the pre-hospital or emergency department setting preferred. 
  • Successful completion of ED orientation/training and standard competencies. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • Completion of ED specific competency-based education
  •  IV, Phlebotomy and 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 
  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications. 

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. Will NOT perform emergency defibrillation. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion more than 66% of the time. 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less. 
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. 
  • Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

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

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.

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