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EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TECH

Department Name EMERGENCY ROOM Job Description POSITION SUMMARYTo provide Emergency Room technical support for physicians and nurses to optimize patient care.
To assist physicians and nurses in exams and to transport patients to other departments as needed.
Nonexempt (Hourly - Eligible for overtime) To assist physicians and nurses in exams and to transport patients to other departments as needed.
To provide Emergency Room technical support for physicians and nurses to optimize patient care.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSHigh School diploma, or evuivalent required.
High School diploma, certificate of high school course work completion or GED required.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLSAssumes responsibility for fracture immobilization and splint application.
Performs wound care and dressing changes when needed.
Acts as preceptor for new employees.
Assumes responsibility for cleanliness of room and stocking supplies needed for ED patients or procedures.
Washes and cleans instruments for re-sterilizing.
Cleans all rescue equipment and secures it in storage.
Performs EKGs, cardiac monitor application and identifies lethal dysrhythmias.
Recognizes abnormal vital signs and reports all irregular findings to a registered nurse or physician.
Prepares patient for evaluations and procedures.
Arranges sterile trays for ED procedures and assists physicians by passing instruments or with sutures.
Transports patients to/from other departments using stretchers, wheel chairs or other methods.
Assists with related clerical duties such as order entry, answering phones and other administrative functions.
Conducts POC testing and maintains annual competencies.
Performs venipuncture, blood cultures or other lab sample collections.
Other Requirements CONTACTSSchool:
5 years and 1 day - 12 years Young Adult:
18 years and 1 day - 28 years Neonate:
Birth - 1 year Adult:
28 years and 1 day - 60 years Adolescent:
12 years and 1 day - 18 years Toddler:
1 year and 1 day - 3 years Geriatric:
60 years and 1 day or older Preschool:
3 years and 1 day - 5 yearsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTStand Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Twist Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Walk Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Bend Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Carry/Lift Crouch/Stoop Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Reach Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Sit Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Body Fluid Exposure:
Yes Carry/Lift 10-25 lbs.
Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Carry/Lift 25-50 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Push/Pull Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Carry/Lift Carry/Lift less than 10 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Kneel Occasionally, up to 20% of the timeSUPERVISORY / BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIESNo fiscal responsibility.
No supervisory responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRATIONSNone requiredKNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIESInterpersonal skills Knowledge of medical terminology Written and verbal communication skills Ability to multi-task Basic knowledge of computers and related equipment such as desktops, laptops, monitors and printers.
Position Status Regular Shift Nights Hours of Work 7p-7a Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hours Per Week 36 Location Shelby Baptist Medical Center Address Line 1 Box 488 Address Line 2 1000 1st Street N State Alabama City Alabaster Zip Code 35007 Auto req ID 1819BR Removal Date 03-Apr-2015

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