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ER Tech

Company: Rush University Medical Center
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDepartment: Emergency DepartmentWork Type: Full Time (Total FTE between 0.9 and 1.0)Shift: Shift 1Work Schedule: 12 HrSummary:The Emergency Department Technician facilitates the provision of patient care by performing specific patient care tasks and support functions as delegated by the Registered Nurse. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.The mission of Rush is to provide the best health care for the individuals and diverse communities we serve through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research, and community partnerships.Responsibilities: Demonstrates the skills and judgments necessary to provide direct care to patients under the direct supervision of licensed personnel. Maintains a therapeutic relationship to provide optimal customer-focused care. Communicates effectively with patients at a level appropriate to age and cognitive status, showing sensitivity to cultural diversity. Interacts effectively with peers and other hospital staff to foster positive working relationships. Works collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to assure high levels of patient care. Follows CDC guidelines for hand washing and is alert to follow isolation precautions. Works as a team with nurse(s) to assure that patients feel safe and well cared for while at ROPH. Responsible for the oversight and maintenance of supply inventories within the Emergency Department. Maintains current knowledge/certifications (including CPR and HAZMAT Training). Performs specimen collection, including blood drawing. Rounds on patients to anticipate needs and keep them informed. Documents accurately, timely, and at point-of-care when possible.Other information: High school Diploma or equivalent (GED) Minimum 6 month of experience EMT License required within one (1) year of hire Current CPR/BLS certification Good communication skills Computer skills Good time management and organizational skills Familiarity with patient care equipment Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts to accommodate staffing. Ability to transport objects, patients and equipment Ability to respond quickly to patient needs with a focus on customer satisfaction. Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous, or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sick Ability to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of fire or other disasters Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients. Ability to stand and walk throughput most of designated shift. Ability to stand, walk, lift in weight up to 25 pounds, bend, twist, reach, pull, balance, crouch, or stoop 67-100% of the time. Ability to sit, climb, lift in weight up to 50 pounds, or push 34-66% of the time. Ability to kneel, climb, or carry up to 25 pounds 11-33% of the time. Ability to utilize appropriate lift equipment to carry or lift over 50 pounds. Requires visual and auditory ability, hand dexterity, and speed. Requires hand/eye, eye/foot, and hand/foot coordination. Requires full body mobility and mechanical ability. Requires ability to serve patients across the age continuum. Requires ability to operate glucometers, computers, 12-lead EKG, and other miscellaneous medical equipment.Disclaimer:The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.Rush Oak Park Hospital has provided exceptional health care in Chicagos western suburbs for more than a century. As a partner with Rush University Medical Center, we combine the convenience and personal touch of a community hospital.Position ER TechLocation US:IL:Oak ParkReq ID 1083

Keywords: Rush University Medical Center, Oak Park , ER Tech, Other , Oak Park, Illinois

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