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Emergency Technician 2 VVMC

Company: Northern Arizona Healthcare
Location: Cottonwood
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

The Emergency Technician 1 2 and 3, under the supervision of the Director and/or Manager is responsible for preparing supplies and equipment using appropriate techniques. The Emergency Technician provides technical services as assigned and/or directed and assists with procedures (within scope of practice). S/he assists and/or performs patient procedures on all of the following age groups: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric within the scope of their unit specific skills summation. Pharmacists have oversight responsibility when non-licensed staff handles non-controlled medications as demonstrated by competency. The Emergency Technician provides care that is consistent overall from patient admission to post discharge.

Responsibilities

Patient Care

  • Provides technical services, assists with procedures, and assists with departmental operations as assigned and/or directed.
  • Performs EKGs, Phlebotomy, IV starts/therapy, splints, and wound care as needed.
  • Performs assessments of the environment focused around patients, visitors, and staff in assigned area.
  • Prepares supplies and equipment for ongoing patient care.
  • Provides hourly rounding with toiletry and intake documentation for patients/families.

Reporting and Documentation * Assess and reports any unusual findings to RN and/or Dr, with appropriate documentation.

  • Implement clinical corrective actions within scope, and appropriately document in the EMR.

Communication * Transcribes and communicates providers orders as needed.

  • Participates in discharge planning and patient education.

Compliance/Safety * Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employees area of responsibility.

  • Ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.
  • Completes all company mandatory modules and required job specific training in the specified time frame.
  • Responsible for reporting any safety related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED- Required

Certification & Licensures

  • Arizona Certified Emergency Medical Technician- Required
  • BLS (American Heart Association)- Required

Experience

  • Previous Emergency Department experience- Preferred.

Keywords: Northern Arizona Healthcare, Phoenix , Emergency Technician 2 VVMC, Other , Cottonwood, Arizona

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