UnityPoint Health

  • Emergency Department Technician

    Requisition ID
    2018-46776
    Category
    Nursing Aides, Assistants, and Techs
    Location
    US-IL-Peoria
    Address
    5401 N Knoxville Ave
    Affiliate
    UPH Proctor
    City
    Peoria
    Department
    Emergency
    State
    IL
    FTE
    0.8
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    rotating first and second shift, 8 and 12 hour shifts
    Work Remotely within the US
    No
  • Overview

    Under the supervision of the charge nurse and/or physician, administers care for patients of all age groups, with both acute and chronic health problems. The Emergency Department Technician provides direct patient care that encompasses the nursing assistant role, unit secretary role, phlebotomy and 12-lead ECG tracings.

    Responsibilities

    1. Provides direct patient care that demonstrates our mission and values
    2. Demonstrates a thorough understanding and working knowledge of all equipment necessary to perform job functions. Performs and documents special procedures per policy.
    3. Performs direct patient care that significantly impacts patient satisfaction
    4. Promotion of patient wellness
    5. Assist patients with nutrition management
    6. Provides assistance with eliminiation procedures

    Qualifications

    Education

    • High School Diploma /GED Preferred

    Work Experience

    • 1-3 years of experience in/with EMT or CNA Preferred.

    License and Certification

    • CPR
    • Additional Information: Completion of an approved training course for Emergency Medical Technician, Medical Office Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or successful completion of first semester of nursing theory. Minimum of one year of acute care or hospital experience. Completion of Phlebotomy competency validation within 6 months.

    Required English Skills

    • Basic reading skills
    • Basic writing skills
    • Basic oral skills

    Communication Skills

    • Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker
    • Interaction with a wide variety of people
    • Maintain confidential information
    • Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information
    • Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor

    Computer Skills

    • Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within a Windows OS and learning new applications.

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