Emergency Department Tech

Sutter Health San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 7 days ago

Job Summary:

An Emergency Department Technician is an unlicensed person who performs various patient care functions under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. The functions include, but are not limited to, the withdrawing of blood specimens for laboratory study, the transportation of patients, the performance of 12-lead EKGs, the stocking of patient treatment areas and other similar tasks requested by the Emergency Department nursing and medical staff.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

Productivity/Efficiency

  • Maintains a good record of attendance and punctuality in reporting to work.

Technical Skills

  • Performs direct patient care as requested by the license nursing staff.

  • Demonstrated understanding of age-specific needs in providing care to patients/families served.

Communication

  • Maintains good communication and interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors, physicians, employees, and the community.

  • Communicates appropriately with the departmental staff, internal and external clientele.

Quality

  • Demonstrates current knowledge of hospital and department policies and procedures

  • Follows all hospital and departmental safety policies to prevent injuries and exposures

CPMC Citizenship

  • Adheres to all Medical Center policies and procedures (i.e. Administrative and Human Resources), practices safe work habits, and engages in good business standards and practices.

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma required

  • Minimum six months Emergency Room experience and one year field experience preferred

  • Experience in the use of EKG machine and Blood Glucose Monitoring Device preferred.

  • Must meet screening criteria of Human Resources and Occupational Health.

Licensure/Certifications

  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • BLS required
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • EMT required
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