Emergency Department Tech

Centrastate Healthcare System Freehold , NJ 07728

Posted 1 week ago

Overview

Provides skilled technical assistance to licensed professionals by performing assigned duties and services required to deliver quality patient care. Follows established standards, JCAHO, and CSHS policies and procedures. A patient focused care model utilizing a multidisciplinary approach is used as the method to deliver care in the department.

Responsibilities

  • Provides considerate respectful care focused upon the patient's individual need.

  • Cleans stretchers and prepares room for next patient

  • Assists with the elimination needs of the patient while providing privacy and dignity.

  • Correctly feeds patients.

  • Assists in stocking of rooms and carts in ED.

  • Performs tasks to maintain patient mobility.

  • Accurately performs incentive spirometry and pulse oximetry.

  • Is an active member of the ED Tech Practice Council.

  • Collects blood specimens through venipuncture and/or capillary finger stick.

Qualifications

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Work Experience:

One year nursing assistant healthcare experience or successful completion of Nurse Assistant or MST or PCT training course required.

Licenses and Certifications:

BLS certification required.

EKG certification required.

Glucose certification obtained within first 6 months of hire.

Glucose certification is provided by CentraState during PCT orientation.


Required Knowledge and

Skills:

Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

Physical Demands

Sitting

  • Occasionally

Standing/Walking Continuously

Kneeling/Stooping

  • Occasionally

Bending/Climbing

  • Rarely

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist

  • Frequently

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds

  • Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds

  • Occasionally

Typing/Filing

  • Frequently

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Emergency Department Tech

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