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.
Performs direct patient care as requested by the license nursing staff.
Demonstrated understanding of age-specific needs in providing care to patients/families served.
Maintains good communication and interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors, physicians, employees, and the community.
Communicates appropriately with the departmental staff, internal and external clientele.
Demonstrates current knowledge of hospital and department policies and procedures
Follows all hospital and departmental safety policies to prevent injuries and exposures
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.