ED Tech

  • Exeter Hospital
  • 5 Alumni Drive Exeter New Hampshire 03833 United States
  • Posted: Mar 18, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

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.

Requirements: 

  • 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

Major Responsibilities:

  • 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.