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Emergency Department Technician I

Location: Wailuku, HI Job Number: 842518 Date posted: 01/08/2020

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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. In addition, assists nursing supervisor in orienting, training, coaching, mentoring, and evaluating emergency department tech staff; works with nursing supervisor and appropriate staff to implement training and monitoring measurements; participates in committees and/or department processes to design, plan, coordinate and implement improvements.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Works with nursing supervisor and appropriate staff to implement training and monitoring measurements; assists in orienting, training, coaching and mentoring of emergency department tech staff; assists nursing supervisor in monitoring and evaluating tech staff performance.

  • Participates in committees and/or department processes to design, plan, coordinate and implement improvements; identifies and resolves issues related to department processes; recommends improvement ideas and suggestions; collaborates with others to implement department processes.

  • Assembles decontamination equipment and participates in disaster procedures as assigned by incident commander.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • Minimum one (1) year of emergency services experience or related background and experience.

  • Education

  • High school diploma or GED. Completion of course in basic cardiology or EKG.

  • 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.

  • Completion of basic pharmacology course and training as Mobile Intensive Care Technician (MICT or EMT-P), 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.

  • Completion of training in one or more of the following: Intermediate or Advanced EKG, 12 Lead EKG, and Drugs and Electrolytes.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.

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    Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in customer service, interpersonal relations, oral communication, teamwork, and written communication.


  • 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.
  • Primary Location: Hawaii,Wailuku,Maui Memorial - Wailuku Tower Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: S02|AFSCME|UPW-Local 646 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Emergency 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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