PeaceHealth is seeking a Emergency Department Technician II for a Full Time, Night position. Hourly compensation starts at $19.73, more depending on experience.
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.
- 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.
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred
- Graduate of EMT-Intermediate, EMT - Advanced, or EMT-Paramedic certification course required.
- 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.
- Current state EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I) or EMT-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification required or Advanced EMT (AEMT)
- Current BLS (Basic Life Support) and ACLS certification required at time of hire.
- Completion of ED specific competency-based education
- IV Skills
- Strong communication skills
- 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.
- Will NOT perform emergency defibrillation.
PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS – RIVERBEND
- 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.
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