Emergency Department Tech – WEP

Position Summary

This WEP position working Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – 36 hrs/wk –  scheduled off every 9th weekend

This position requires a Certified Nurse Aide or EMTB certification, current BCLS and Mandatory Reporter certification.
The Emergency Room Technician (ERT) is an integral part of the nursing care team working under the supervision of RNs. This position assists nursing personnel in providing patient care in the emergency department and performs procedures assigned on preparation and /or treatment of patients. The tech uses assessment skills, contributes to the plan of patient care and skillfully implements delegated nursing procedures. Consistently takes and records temperature and other vitals, height, weight, intake and output and other measurements as applicable, collects and prepares specimens as requested in an accurate, precise and timely manner. Consistently enters data into computer in timely manner. Assists nurse and consistently performs treatments and procedures within job description and according to protocol. Consistently demonstrates an awareness and understanding of patient needs for personal care and comfort and follows through to accurately to provide patients with good personal care. Consistently demonstrates clinical competence and proficiency in patient care and ER Tech procedures. Strictly follows and enforces the principles of aseptic technique, body substance isolation, and other infection control standards; washes hands and wears gloves according to hospital protocol. Utilizes proper body mechanics and lifting and transfer techniques and assistance of other persons in lifting. Maintains patient dignity an always respects patient’s rights including privacy and confidentiality. High School graduate or equivalent, previous patient care experience preferred, phone and computer experience. Must be able to able to communicate with others. Must display a high degree of empathetic understanding and kindness toward patients and visitors.
This is a WEP position and qualifies for benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision, and Retirement Plan.

*COVID 19 Vaccine required or qualified exemption