Banner Health Emergency Department Technician in Greeley, Colorado
Primary Location Salary Range:
$16.24/hr - $24.35/hr, based on education & experience
In accordance with Colorado’s EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency Rules.
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North Colorado Medical Center is looking for a full-time Emergency Medical Technician to work in our Emergency Department at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado. The successful Emergency Medical Technician candidate will have an EMT-Basic or higher certification within the state of practice on date of hire, IV Certification and a current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers issued by the American Heart Association.
This position offers options for Full-Time or Part-Time Day and Mid Shift schedules. The hours will be from either 6am-6:30pm for 2-3 shifts per week or 12p-12:30am for 2-3 shifts per week. These schedules will all require a weekend and holiday rotation. You will receive a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18% Night Shift differential where applicable.
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This position is responsible for providing patient care and assists health care providers in performing assigned patient procedures within scope of training. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician in providing patient care.
Under general supervision of the RN, APN, PA, or Physician, performs assigned procedures including, but not limited to: electrocardiogram testing (EKG); wound cleansing; initial, repeat and orthostatic vital sign measurements; application of monitor leads, specimen collection, and transports stable telemetry or non-monitored patients to nursing units. Advanced skills and functions: Where state statute permits, performs blood glucose testing; phlebotomy; saline lock insertion; IV discontinuation; bladder (Foley) catheterization. After training in these advanced skills, the ED Tech may perform these functions per state and facility guidelines on adult patients and pediatric patients twelve years of age and older upon direct delegation of the task.
Provides pre-hospital medical care for pediatric through geriatric populations, which includes assessing patient condition, rendering of appropriate care, utilizing appropriate invasive treatments and administering medications.
Operates an assigned vehicle in emergent and non-emergent situations and in varying weather conditions, providing safe, reliable and timely transport to a designated point of service.
Sets up, prepares patient and assists with patient exam and minor surgical or health procedures within scope of training such as, but not limited to: lumbar punctures; sterile instrument and field preparation, suturing lacerations, chest tube insertion, closed fracture reduction, gastric lavage, pelvic examinations, restraint application, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Applies orthopedic devices, to include pre-manufactured and plaster splints under physician direction.
Performs specimen collection, ensuring accuracy in identification and integrity by using appropriate techniques for all age criteria as required by Lab. Where state statute permits, performs point of care testing for blood glucose, hemoccult and gastroccult or other tests, and performs quality control checks on point of care equipment as required.
Provides communication and updates to RN, Physician or other providers related to perceived reactions or changes to patient’s condition. Accurately records information in the patient record, documents vital signs and procedures completed, as well as the equipment and techniques utilized.
Monitors supply stock levels and reports needs. Notifies housekeeping, maintenance, biomedical engineering, and others to ensure proper equipment and a safe environment is maintained. Maintains appropriate levels of stock in medication room, exam room bedside carts, and specialty carts. Assists with health unit coordination tasks and reception responsibilities as needed.
Attends department meetings and educational sessions; Assists in orienting and training of new ED Technicians.
Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician and other appropriate licensed health professionals. Position uses problem solving skills and provides effective communication with patients, patient families, health care providers and ancillary departments within the organization to provide quality patient care.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
EMT-Basic or higher certification within the state of practice on date of hire. Current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider certification on date of hire and maintenance thereafter. Based on work location may be required to have IV certification. Valid Driver's License on date of hire.
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Skilled in reading, writing and comprehending English. Skilled in comprehending and following written and verbal instructions. Skilled in remaining calm in emergency situations. Skilled in operating a variety of modern office equipment. Skilled in operating a variety of ambulatory tools and equipment.
Position requires basic computer skills, effective communication (written and verbal) skills, and problem-solving ability.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.
Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability
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