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For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
Under the direction of the clinical director, clinical coordinator, Registered Nurse (RN), the ED TECH will assist in the delivery of care to patients and their family. The ED TECH fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care that fosters the best interest and well-being of the patient and family. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
High School graduate or equivalent
Corpsman/Medic, presently enrolled in Registered Nurse Preparation Program having completed one semester of a Medical/Surgical rotation, or at least one (1) year of acute care experience.
License and Certification:
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) within 90 days of hire. Ability to obtain and maintain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 90 days of hire. Ability to obtain and maintain Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) within 90 days of hire.
Phlebotomy experience. Computer and clerical experience. Current Backus PCT with two (2) years of experience.
License and Certification:
Current State of Connecticut EMT certification or current State of Connecticut CNA certification.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Working knowledge of basic patient care procedures. Strong customer service orientation.
Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with patients, departments, employees, physicians and managers. Must be organized, flexible and a team player. Ability to work in a stressful environment.
Ability to handle multiple priorities. Demonstrates initiative in all job related activities.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Requires the ability to recognize problem situations and refer them to the appropriate staff member. Work is performed in accordance with instructions and procedures, but incumbents must organize the work and set priorities.
Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with some direction. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
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