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Emergency Department Tech II

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Night
Shift Length:  Variable
Primary Location (City):  Florence
State:  OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a Emergency Department Tech II for a 0.9 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Night shift with shift durations of Variable.

Req ID: 195942 

 

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing direct patient care activities within his/her scope of practice under the direction of Physician in the Emergency Department.  They will assist the nursing staff in providing high quality and compassionate care for patients to promote a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all member of the care delivery team.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Participate in patient care in collaboration with and supervised by RN: which may include vital signs; IV starts; blood draws; document on flow sheet; communicate with patient and family; set-up and assist with procedures; clean and dress wounds; splinting; assist with airway management; initiate cardiac monitoring; may be required to perform emergency defibrillation; point of care testing; patient transport; patient discharge.
  2. Performs basic patient observation skills and reports significant changes in patient condition to the appropriate team member.  Observation of secluded or restrained patients.
  3. Maintain unit supplies by stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs.  Assist in keeping patient care areas and equipment clean.  Room set-up.
  4. Performs clerical and communication functions to support departmental operations and patient care.
  5. Order entry and results retrieval in the computer system.
  6. Document patient care in health care record according to standards.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:    

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • OREGON:  Graduate of EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic certification course required.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:             

  • Experience in the pre-hospital or emergency department setting preferred.
  • Successful completion of ED orientation/training and standard competencies.
  • 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 ONLY: Current state EMT-Intermediate (EMT—I) or EMT-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification required.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at time of hire.
  • ACLS certification required within 6 months of hire. 

             

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Completion of ED specific competency-based education
  • IV Skills
  • Phlebotomy
  • Strong communication 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.

 

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS – PEACE HARBOR

  • 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).

 

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.

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Florence, Peace Harbor Hospital (507)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Night
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.9
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $17.78, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support; Emergency Medical Tech P - Oregon

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


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