ED Tech I - Pequot Ed

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New London, CT
Jul 24, 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:

    1 of 3 are required below:
    1)EMT-B certification with 2 years experience, ED Tech experience preferred; or
    2) One year of clinical completed and currently enrolled in an accredited school of Nursing; or
    3) Two years recent Government Corpsmen 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: 10481

    Department: PEQ ED
    Category: Clinical-other
    Status: Per Diem
    Shift: EVENINGS
    Hours: 0.00

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