EMERGENCY ROOM TECHNICIAN

  • Aspirus Health
  • Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics Medford, WI US
  • Posted: Mar 25, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

 

Aspirus was recently recognized as one of the top 15 Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country,  based on overall organizational performance. It's an exciting time to join our growing organization! Our system and service area extends from beautiful central and northern Wisconsin into the majestic lake shore regions of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  We have 8 hospitals and over 55 primary care/specialty clinics.

JOB SUMMARY

The Emergency Department Technician (ED Tech) is a member of the patient care team that provides clerical duties and direct patient care in the Emergency Department under the direction of the Department Director, licensed nursing staff and providers.  They strive to meet the communication needs of the patient/family, departmental staff and medical staff. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited MA program; enrolled in an approved nursing program, having completed the basic nursing arts required; certified nursing assistant or have completed the EMT basic course
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Medical terminology course preferred
  • Experience providing patient care in a clinic, acute care hospital or ambulance is required
  • Ideal candidates will possess 6 months of experience in an acute care hospital setting

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence using computer information systems
  • Ability to speak effectively to patients, families and co-workers
  • Keyboarding skills
  • Ability to add, subtract, and multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to define problems and make decisions based on available information involving variable situations

Holidays and weekends are encouraged.

ABOUT US

Named as one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, Aspirus Medford Hospital offers all of the friendliness and flexibility of a 25-bed critical access hospital with the horsepower of a large healthcare system.  This includes digital imaging, EPIC EMR, on-site sleep lab, retail pharmacy, skilled nursing facility, dialysis unit, birthing center, cancer infusion center, and a public fitness center.   

Medford, Wisconsin is a quiet, safe small town community in north central Wisconsin with a strong light industrial base offering a reasonable cost of living. Live on a private lake 8 miles from the hospital for less than $250k! Excellent school system and only 45 minutes to Wausau and Marshfield and 2.5 hours to Minneapolis/St. Paul.