Covenant Health

Job Title
Emergency Room Tech
ID
3199187
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
EMERGENCY ROOM

Overview

Regional

 

Emergency Room Technician, ER

PRN/OCC

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

 

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center we strive to provide outstanding patient care during emergent situations. The brand new Emergency Department at our hospital consists of 50 beds for providing such care. Staff in our emergency department work in a very fast paced environment to quickly assess conditions and stabilize patients in life-threatening emergencies such as strokes, heart attacks or severe injuries as well as less urgent medical issues.

 

Fort Sanders Regional has the longest running comprehensive stroke certification in the region, meaning that our ED is trusted to care for a large portion of the areas stoke patients.

 

As an ER Tech in the Emergency Department, you will perform a variety of tasks such as:

  • Entering and updating the ED tracking board promptly to communicate with staff.
  • Taking and recording temperature, pulse, respiration rates, blood pressures, oxygen saturation, weights, heights, and intake-output measurements.
  • Assisting in maintaining a safe environment, which may include checking equipment daily for proper function and appropriate handling of linen and storing of supplies.
  • Gathering equipment for O2 set up. Checks O2 for connection and proper placement.
  • Promptly answering patient call lights and respond to patient requests.
  • Reporting observed changes in patient condition to nurse or provider
  • Preparing wounds for provider as directed. Cleans and dresses wounds appropriately.
  • Ambulate, and assist patients in and out of bed, into wheelchairs and transport when necessary
  • Providing general care such as positioning, lifting or turning patients; assisting in use of bedpan, urinal or commode; preoperative supportive care; and anti-embolism stockings and sequential compression devices.
  • Performing phlebotomy. To include correct labeling using two patient identifiers, maintenance of lab-draw supplies, rotating and restocking.

If you are passionate about saving lives and caring for the members of your community, apply for our ER today.

 

Position Summary: Functions as a specialized direct patient caregiver in the Emergency Department, performing tasks to assist nurses and providers. Performs hands-on care, specified technical tasks, and coordinates communications on the unit.

 

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience: One (1) years’ experience as an EMT, HUC, MA, or PCA/CNA OR must meet licensure requirement below.

 

Licensure Requirement: CPR required. If less than one (1) years’ experience, must have current EMT, MA, or CNA certification at time of hire/promotion or be a student in an accredited nursing education program. Student must have successfully completed fundamental clinical skills portion of the program (1st semester of clinicals).

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