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PeaceHealth Emergency Department Technician in Springfield, Oregon

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Emergency Department Technician for a Full Time, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $16.63, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing direct patient care activities within his/her scope of practice under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Physician in the Emergency Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists nursing staff and other care team members with patient care:receiving patients by ambulance and from triage; assisting with ambulatory patients; setting up and assisting with procedures; obtaining patient vital signs; dressing or undressing patients; providing treatment supplies when needed; application of sterile dressings; restraint procedures; immobilization of extremities; cast and splint applications; patient transport.

  • Performs basic patient observation skills and reports significant changes in patient condition to the appropriate team member.Observation of secluded or restrained patients.

  • Maintain unit supplies by stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs.Assist in keeping patient care areas and equipment clean.

  • Performs clerical and communication functions to support departmental operations and patient care.

  • Order entry and results retrieval in the computer system.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant Acute Care program, Medical Assistant program or EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) program*.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of one year work experience as a Certified or Registered Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant or EMT required.

  • Prior acute care hospital experience preferred.

  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Oregon:Current CNA certificate and CNA II registration in the state of Oregon or EMT certification in the state of Oregon required.

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Completion of ED specific competency based education

  • Strong communication skills

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Sufficient knowledge of English, spelling and arithmetic to complete and compile reports, make out requisitions, maintain simple records and perform various clerical duties

  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications

RIVERBEND PHYSICAL / COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion more than 66% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.

  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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