ER Tech I - LMH ED

New London, CT
Jan 4, 2019

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Summary:
Assist With Care Of Patients Of All Ages In The Emergency Department In Accordance With Hospital Policies And Procedures. Works Under The Supervision Of A Registered Nurse Or Physician. Ensures Treatment Rooms Are Adequately Stocked And Equipment Is In Working Order. Performs Other Tasks As Directed By Charge Rn.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Performs Various Functions As A Member Of The Trauma Response Teams Including But Not Limited To: Setting Up Pleurovacs, Setting Up I.V.?S, Placing Patient On Monitor (Ecg/Nibp/Sa-O2), Delivering Used Trauma Sets With Forms To Sterilization Room And Picking Up New Sets (If Available).
  • 2. Performs Vs And Neuro Checks And Documents Them On Charts
  • 3. Documents Care Provided On Chart On Every Patient, In Fast Track; And All Patient Interactions In The Main Ed
  • 4. Assists Emergency Physician By Obtaining Necessary Materials For Suturing, Dressings And Performs Basic Splinting On Fingers, Shoulders Or Ankle.
  • 5. Stocks Unit Supplies And Reports Defective Equipment On Every Shift.
  • 6. Transport Patients When Necessary To Med/Surg, Ob Or Telemetry Units
  • 7. Under The Guidance Of An Rn, Pa Or Md Performs Routine Suture Removal.
  • 8. Gives Crutch Walking Instructions.
  • 9. Responds To Patient Call Bells And Requests For Aid.
  • 10. Performs Precision G Glucose Checks After Meeting Hospital Competency Requirements.
  • 11. Performs Cpr/ Chest Compressions
  • 12. Performs Phlebotomy When Directed After Meeting Hospital Competency Requirements.
  • 13. Performs Ekg?S As Requested After Meeting Hospital Competency Requirements.
  • 14. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 15. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit.

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    High School Diploma Or Equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE:

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    Bcls Certification

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Hospital And Unit Specific Orientation. Must Complete A Training Period To Become Competent In Phlebotomy And Pass Ekg And Dysrhythmia Interpretation Class

    COMPLEXITY:

    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

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    Job Info

    Job: 4770

    Department: Emergency Department
    Category: Clinical-other
    Status: Full Time
    Shift: EVENINGS
    Hours: 36.00