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Emergency Department Tech II

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Evening
Shift Length:  12 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Springfield
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 Evening shift with shift durations of 12 Hours.

Req ID: 162434 1100-2330

 

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing direct patient care activities within his/her scope of practice under the direction of the Physician in the Emergency Department or the Charge Nurse as applicable to the hospital location in which you work.  Also responsible for assisting 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 Physician and RN: which may include vital signs; 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; point of care testing; patient transport; assist with patient discharge.

2. For locations that require the Emergency Department Tech to be ACLS certified, may be required to initiate cardiac monitoring and perform emergency defibrillation.

3. Performs basic patient observation skills and reports significant changes in patient condition to the Registered Nurse or Physician.  Observation and documentation on secluded or restrained patients.

4. 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.

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

6. Order entry and results retrieval in the computer system.

7. Document patient care in health care record according to standards.

8. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 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:            

  • Current state EMT-Intermediate (EMT—I) or EMT-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification required.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at time of hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Completion of ED specific competency based education
  • 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

 

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

Oregon West Network – Sacred Heart Medical Center – RiverBend and University District:

  • Will NOT perform emergency defibrillation.
  • May NOT transport cardiac monitored patients.

 

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS – RIVERBEND

  • 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.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.  

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Evening
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.9
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $17.35, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Emergency Medical Tech I - 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.

 

Posting Notes: Springfield || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Technician / Technologist || Part Time || EMERGENCY SVCS

 


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