The ED Tech supports clinical staff at the unit level by performing direct patient care under the supervision of the RN. Additional duties include all related clerical, receptionist and patient service coordination.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
GOOD TO HAVE:
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the State of Oregon or certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) by the State of Oregon or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).
- Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers certification from either AHA, ARC or the Military Training Network is required at hire in all units, unless currently certified in ACLS and/or PALS as defined in the SAHS Certification Crosswalk.
- Six months of experience as a CNA or EMT.
- Recent experience working in an acute care setting.
At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
- Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
- Greets patients and family members, obtains and verified demographic, clinical, financial and insurance information during the pre-registration process.
- Accepts point of service payments or provides guidance for payment options and clears the patient for service delivery.
- Demonstrates knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups (Neonate, Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric as applicable).
- Ensures the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to patients.
- Facilitates the delivery of patient care by communicating patients' needs and requests to appropriate personnel and other hospital departments.
- Provides direct patient care as delegated to and supervised by licensed nursing personnel.
- Provides direct high-quality service to physicians to assist in patient care activities.
- Facilitates high quality customer service, communicating clearly with patients and families.
- Instructs patient in proper collection and preservation of urine samples.
- Adheres to rigid accuracy in using names and numbers for identifying patients.
- Performs duties assigned by supervisor, including stocking of supplies, outdating, etc.
- Assist with safe patient movement and transport of patients.
- Participate in Patient Experience initiatives
- Collection of patient data including vital signs, EKG, etc. based on scope of practice and competencies.
- Works directly with Emergency Department nursing and physician staff.
Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.