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Emergency Department Technician II

Location: Honolulu, HI Job Number: 697262 Date posted: 05/14/2018
Description: Under direct supervision of registered nurse or provider, performs variety of technical, semi-technical, clerical and patient attending duties; participates in instruction of patients and family members; works cooperatively with staff and other departments.

Essential Functions:
  • Establishes and maintains open communication; relays pertinent information to staff members in own department or other departments; assures information is accurate and complete.
  • Reports and records vital signs, tests, procedures and pertinent data and observations related to patient care duties within scope of practice.
  • Administers approved medications and treatments to patients in accordance with guidelines, policies and procedures, and as delegated by nursing supervisor and ordered by practitioner with prescriptive authority.
  • Provides written instructions and/or educational materials to patients and family members; reinforces written materials provided by privileged practitioner or registered nurse.
  • Transports patients, equipment and supplies from one location to another; assists with lifting as needed.
  • Performs chest compressions in cardiac arrests.
  • Maintains clean, safe and well equipped environment for patients and staff.
  • Utilizes universal precautions during patient care and related activities; maintains awareness of infection control and emergency preparedness procedures.
  • Participates in economical utilization of supplies; assures that emergency equipment and supply inventories are maintained and available for use.
  • Participates in staff meetings regularly; participates in projects as requested.
  • Assists, if applicable, in orienting, training and providing performance feedback on emergency department tech staff.
  • Participates, if applicable, in committee and/or department process improvement activities.
  • Assembles decontamination equipment and participates in disaster procedures as assigned by incident commander.
  • Practices within organizational, departmental and emergency services specific standards, policies, procedures, processes, protocols or guidelines; practices in accordance with departmental scope of service and emergency department tech scope of practice; works as part of the health care team.
  • Demonstrates and applies competency in basic clinical skills and use of department equipment.
  • Demonstrates sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities in area of specialization.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide care and/or service appropriate to age groups served.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide culturally sensitive care and/or service.
  • Performs other duties and accepts responsibility as assigned.

  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Six (6) months emergency services experience or related background and experience.
    Education
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Completion of course in basic cardiology or EKG; or equivalent combination of education (lesser)&experience may be considered in lieu of requirements.
  • Completion of training as Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B), Army Medical Specialist, Navy Corpsman, or nursing student who has completed one or more semesters of an accredited registered nursing program with clinical coursework and practicum.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in customer service, interpersonal relations, oral communication, teamwork, and written communication.
  • Talking to co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone.
  • Reading, writing, speaking and understanding English.
  • Training/giving and receiving instructions.
  • Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g. organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration and alertness.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Completion of one or more of the following Emergency Nurses' Association sponsored courses: Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (NPC)
  • Completion of one or more of the following American Heart Association courses: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
  • Completion of Intermediate, Advanced or 12-Lead EKG course.
    Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Hospital/Medical Offices 3288 Moanalua Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: HERE-Local 5 Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Emergency Department Travel: No
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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