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Emergency Department Tech - ED Tech- PRN

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Unit Description


Care Site Description
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
 
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health – and hope – to our patients.
 
Fast Facts
  • Denver (estab.1873)
  • Largest acute care provider in Denver area
    • 2,397 associates, 1,332 medical staff, 108 residents
    • 371 beds
    • New $623 million, 360-bed, 826,000-square-foot replacement facility (December 2014)

Services & Expertise

  • Breast Care Center
  • Cardiovascular Services
  • Center for Women and Infants
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Emergency Services
  • Medical Imaging
  • Orthopedics
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgical Care
  • Weight Loss Surgery Center

Kudos: Saint Joseph Hospital offers excellence across the continuum of care for patients.

 
Visit: http://www.saintjosephdenver.org/


Description

ED Tech

St. Joseph Hospital

Varied Shift - PRN - As Needed

 

This position assists healthcare team members in delivering patient care to emergency room patients. This includes preparing patients for examinations and treatments, taking patient histories and vital signs, obtaining specimens, setting-up rooms with necessary supplies and equipment, and assisting physicians and staff nurses during treatments.
  • Interviews patient to obtain brief health history and determine current condition requiring emergency treatment. Takes and records patient's vital signs.
  • Obtains specimens from patient for laboratory analysis. Performs venipuncture, arterial puncture and instructs patient in proper method for obtaining other specimens. Properly labels specimens, completes requisition, and forwards to laboratory.
  • Sets up various types of equipment and attaches patient to same, according to physician orders. Monitors equipment to ensure its proper operation.
  • Assists physicians and/or staff nurses during various clinical procedures. Observes patients during and after treatments and reports adverse reactions or changes in condition to healthcare team members.
  • Maintains clean and safe patient care area by cleaning and stocking patient care rooms, checking equipment for proper operation, wiping surfaces of furniture and fixtures with disinfectants, removing waste/garbage, and changing linens.
  • Responds to all emergency/critical care situations and follows established procedure and duties such as CPR with emphasis on airway maintenance and ventilation.
  • Performs Unit Clerk duties such as answering telephones, maintaining patient records, and the like. Obtains supplies for department from Central Supply
  • Performs other duties as assigned, some of which may be essential to the job.

The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       

 

Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Graduation or formal vocational training in a medical field such as Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, or other health care related field, required
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required
  • One (1) year of experience in a ED Setting, preferred
Organization: Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver
Department: SJD-Emergency Room
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Variable Shift
Job Posting: 6/16/2017 11:01:13 PM
FTE: 0.001
Job Number: 17004173
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