Post Date 06/23/2017
Department Emergency Department
Title ED Tech
BiWeekly Work Hours 80
FLSA Status Non-exempt
Employment Status Full-time
Shift Varies
Address 800 Wheeling Avenue
City Glen Dale
State WV
Postal Code 26038
POSITION SUMMARY:     Performs nonprofessional direct and indirect patient care activities under the supervision of a registered professional nurse and/or licensed medical provider. Assists in providing high quality, cost-effective care by performing delegated tasks. The Emergency Department (ED) Technician must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care relevant to their scope, as well as applying principles of growth and development over the life span.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
1. High school diploma/GED preferred.
2. Obtain certification in Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire date.
EXPERIENCE:
1. Two (2) years’ experience in an Emergency Department or pre-hospital setting required.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
1. Current certification as a West Virginia Emergency Technician-Paramedic preferred.
EXPERIENCE:
1.

 

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties.  Other duties may be assigned.
1. Assists in direct patient care by providing basic physical care to promote patient comfort as directed by the Registered Nurse.
2. Assists in indirect patient care by maintain a clean and safe environment to help prevent and/or control infections and to provide for safety of patients, visitors and employees.
3. Assists in routine unit operations as directed/needed to assure smooth communication and functioning of the unit.
4. Other duties/projects as assigned.
5. Unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) may have limited access to medications, including during transport, of non-controlled substances at the request of a licensed care provider.
6. Adheres to the established Performance Expectations for WVU/RMH Employees in the areas of People, Service, Performance Improvement, Shared Values & Culture.

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