Emergency Services Technician
Assists the Emergency Department nursing staff in providing basic nursing care to patient with non-acute, acute, and rapidly changing physical needs. Performs a variety of invasive and non-invasive procedures under the supervision of the nursing/medical staff. High school degree or GED diploma is required. May require up to l year of technical or other specialized training. The successful completion of a department in-service training program within the first six weeks of employment is required. Requires the ability to read and write; and knowledge of grammar, and arithmetic including fractions and decimals. May require the use of standard office/medical equipment (i.e., typewriter, personal computer, data terminal, on-line printer, calculator, telephone, facsimile, copier, sterilizing equipment, blood pressure cuff, or tables); the preparation, comparison or checking of reports, records and related data; and basic use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings and knowledge of their application. Current EMT Certification and current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) certification, or attaining BLS certification within two (2) months of hire, are required. From 1 to 3 years clinical hospital or EMS experience required.