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Emergency Room Technician - FT Night shift

Company: Emerus
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

About Us

SHIFT: - Night Shift - (7pm-7am)
JOB TYPE: - -Full-Time
LOCATION: This position will float between our Thousand Oaks, Overlook & Shavano Park locations
FACILITY TYPE: - -16 bed Small-Format Hospital (8 ER, 8 Inpatient)

We are Emerus, the leader in small-format hospitals. We partner with respected and like-minded health systems who share our mission: To provide the care patients need, in the neighborhoods they live, by teams they trust. Our growing number of amazing partners includes Allegheny Health Network, Ascension, Baptist Health System, Baylor Scott & White Health, ChristianaCare, Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican, The Hospitals of Providence, INTEGRIS Health, MultiCare and WellSpan. Our innovative hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care. Emerus' commitment to patient care extends far beyond the confines of societal norms. We believe that every individual who walks through our doors deserves compassionate, comprehensive care, regardless of their background, identity, or circumstances. We are committed to fostering a work environment focused on teamwork that celebrates diversity, promotes equity and ensures equal access to information, development and opportunity for all of our Healthcare Pros.
Position Overview
The purpose of this position is to provide technical assistance and supportive patient care to meet the needs of individual patients throughout assigned areas.
Essential Job Functions

  • Collect, report, and document clinical data. Take vital signs, height and weight, intake and output, pulse oximetry, and collect specimens
  • Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as COLA and CLIA regulations
  • Assist with patient activities and care as assigned by the charge nurse/designee as indicated by the patient's plan of care
  • Provide for superficial wound care
  • Provide for patient safety related to age and condition
  • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times
  • Provide and maintain a clean, safe environment and perform and/or assist others to perform proper aseptic technique, isolation procedures, and infection control measures
  • Assist with the admission, transfer, and discharge of the patient

    Other Job Functions

    • Prepare patients and chaperone during examinations/procedures or assists with other patient treatments
    • Maintain patient care areas with appropriate supplies
    • Assist with patient restraints and maintain precautions; collect, report and document data related to patient needs/emergencies and unusual patient and family behavior
    • Travel to all facility locations as required
    • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
    • Perform additional duties as assigned

      Basic Qualifications

      • High School Diploma or GED, required and completion of one of the following:

        • Completion of Medical Corpsman program and one year of applicable experience (OR) -
        • Completion of EMT-P (Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic), AEMT (Advanced-EMT), Licensed Paramedic (LP) course/program and one year of applicable experience (OR)
        • Completion of EMT-B (Emergency Medical Technician-Basic) and 1+ years of emergency room experience as an ER Technician or hospital equivalent experience [Oklahoma, North TX, Wisconsin & Pennsylvania markets only] (OR)
        • Completion of the first year of education and current enrollment in an accredited School of Nursing and one year of applicable experience (OR)
        • 3+ years of emergency room experience as an ER Technician [2+ years in Pittsburgh market only] (OR)
        • 3+ years as a CNA with relevant hospital experience (Wisconsin market only)
        • 3+ years as a Certified Anesthesia Tech/OR Tech experience (Wisconsin market only)

        • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross, required
        • Current ACLS/ALS certifications through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross, required in all markets with the exception of Pennsylvania (strongly preferred) and Wisconsin (only required for EMT-P)
        • Current PALS certifications through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross, strongly preferred
        • Experience with IV start, phlebotomy, and initiation of EKG, strongly preferred
        • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication

Keywords: Emerus, San Antonio , Emergency Room Technician - FT Night shift, Professions , San Antonio, Texas

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