To provide Emergency Room technical support for physicians and nurses to optimize patient care. To assist physicians and nurses in exams and
to transport patients to other departments as needed.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS
Acts as preceptor for new employees.
Assists with related clerical duties such as order entry, answering phones and other administrative functions.
Assumes responsibility for cleanliness of room and stocking supplies needed for ED patients or procedures. Washes and cleans instruments for
re-sterilizing. Cleans all rescue equipment and secures it in storage.
Assumes responsibility for fracture immobilization and splint application. Performs wound care and dressing changes when needed.
C onducts POC testing and maintains annual competencies. Performs venipuncture, blood cultures or other lab sample collections.
Performs EKGs, cardiac monitor application and identifies lethal dysrhythmias. Recognizes abnormal vital signs and reports all irregular findings
to a registered nurse or physician.
Prepares patient for evaluations and procedures. Arranges sterile trays for ED procedures and assists physicians by passing instruments or with
Transports patients to/from other departments using stretchers, wheel chairs or other methods
Required: Graduate of an Emergency Medical Technician Program
Preferred: Emergency Medical Technician experience
Required: Current EMT-Basic (EMT-B) or EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I) certification. BLS.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation