Emergency Care Tech - Emergency Dept - 14-0154
Category: Nursing/Patient Care
Department: 17491 - Emergency Department
Status: Part time
Schedule: Days, every other weekendDescription: Reporting to the Administrative Director, maintains responsibility for assisting and supporting the Emergency Department and the Nursing and Medical staff in the delivery of patient care. Under RN supervision, provides direct patient care; performs technical and medical procedures that are not governed by licensure. May assist in directing unit environmental aide to ensure supply availability or perform clerical, stocking, and cleaning functions as required.
1. The level of knowledge normally obtained through the completion of four years of high school.
2. Certified Nursing Assistant, certificate of successful completion of an approved Medical Assistant Program, Paramedic, Nursing student with six months of clinical, certified EMTA with at least one year of field experience (field experience can be waived for Northwest Community Healthcare employees currently working in a patient care area), and Emergency Department Technicians with at least two years current experience in a comparable institution.
3. Current CPR certification.
4. Competencied through NWCH Lab in phlebotomy skills within 2 months of hire; competent in E D Patient Care and EKG skills within one month of hire.