Dignity Health

Emergency Department Technician I

Job ID
2017-43583
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period
72
Facility
Marian Regional Medical Center
Shift
12 Hour Day
Location
SANTA MARIA
CA
Standard Hours
1100-2300

Overview

Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

 

Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

Responsibilities

About This Position



Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, or licensed vocational nurse, performs assigned care to patients of all ages, assists patients with activities of daily living, provides comfort measures, performs unit support activities, such as transporting, stocking unit and cleaning work areas.




Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, or licensed vocational nurse, performs assigned care to patients of all ages, assists patients with activities of daily living, provides comfort measures, performs unit support activities, such as transporting, stocking unit and cleaning work areas. Reports observations regarding patient status to the registered nurse or licensed vocational nurse. Unit Clerk/Monitor Observer duties include, observing and recognizing and reporting cardiac arrhythmia, and operating central monitoring equipment. Can serve as a unit receptionist, can transcribe orders, and can order tests using computer system. Assembles, maintains and files the Emergency Department Medical Record according to Department Policy and procedure. Emergency Department Technicians may be assigned other duties in addition to the major responsibilities listed here. Employees are responsible for the completion of unit competency checklist, annual Safety Review, CPR and renewal of certificates (when applicable) by maintaining continuing education units as required by hospital policy.


Position Summary:

•Successful completion of Certified Nursing Assistant Program or successful completion of Emergency Medical Technician Program.
•Approved CPR BLS certification.
•C N A's / EMT's without acute care experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Minimum Qualifications:

•Acute Care experience

Qualifications

C N A's / EMT's without acute care experience will be considered on an individual basis. Acute Care experience preferred. Approved CPR certification

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