Emergency Department Tech
Facility: Valleywise Health Medical Center
Department: ED - Roosevelt
Schedule: Regular FT 36 Hours Per Week
This position qualifies for a sign-on bonus of $5,000. Terms and conditions apply.
Under the direction of the Nurse Manager or Director, this position provides professional skilled age-specific nursing care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. Under the general supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs patient-related tasks to include, direct patient care, vital signs, daily ADLs, clinical procedures, and other tasks as requested. The ED Tech will also communicate patient needs and observed/report changes in the patient's condition to supervising Nurse or Physician while documenting all interactions in the patient's medical record.
Hourly Pay Rate: $16.22 - $23.92
Requires a high school diploma or GED.
Prefer at least one (1) year of relevant nursing-related or emergency services-related experience.
Must complete an approved phlebotomy class, splinting and traction class, and Valleywise Health computer class within six (6) months of employment.
Requires certification by the Arizona State Board of Nursing as a CNA or certification as an EMT by the Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, Trauma System for EMTs, or a nationally recognized equivalent certificate.
Requires BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center upon hire.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must know EKG lead placement.
Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
Must have the ability to work with culturally diverse people.
Requires excellent communication, time management, and leadership skills.
Previous acute care hospital experience is preferred.
Bilingual is preferred.