The ED Tech provides support to the unit and direct patient care to Emergency Department patients.
Must be available to work a minimum of 32 hours over a 6 week schedule with at least 16 hours being on weekend shifts; holiday rotation is also required.
National Registry License - EMT Basic or Advanced and N.H. State License within 60 days of hire or NH State Licensed Nursing Assistant or Certified Medical Assistant with Medical Tech Registration
CPR certified within 90 days of hire
Follows established departmental policies and procedures; objectives; quality improvement programs; safety and environment of care programs and safety control standards.
Provides personal care to patients as needed or requested. Assists the RN with patient care including; but not limited to obtaining vital signs; glucose testing; application of cardiac monitoring; application of simple dressings and splints.
Orders and maintains adequate levels of supplies for all areas of the ED. Takes inventory and stocks the triage area; pharmacy area; orthopedic; eye; ent; and airway carts; and each patient care area; ensuring that all appropriate equipment is available in each area.
Assists with patient flow activities by loading and cleaning rooms; preparing patients for exam and for disposition; assisting with patient transportation to and from diagnostic imaging and other departments.
Performs phlebotomy and EKG's as requested.
Assists and performs clerical duties; filing; answering phones; maintaining clerical supplies.
May initiate IV therapy as ordered if certified as an EMT-Advanced.
Documents accurately; timely; concisely and legibly in accordance with department policies.
Performs other duties as assigned; as appropriate.