Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Department
Days, Part Time, FTE .6
Northwest Medical Center
Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We are dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we are looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 228-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care.
Our facility features a state of the art Cardiovascular Tower, an expanded Emergency Room and newly added Level III NICU to provide comprehensive services to the community we serve and increased professional growth opportunity for our employees.
Northwest Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Working under the supervision of the charge nurse, the Emergency Room Technician performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
Responsible for stocking rooms with supplies.
Collects urine drug and breath alcohol screens.
Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Current BLS Healthcare Provider certification from the American Heart Association
Certification as an EMT or PMD required.
Working knowledge of medical terminology.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.