Emergency Technician- Full Time

Germantown, Maryland
Apr 25, 2017
Aug 21, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Position Purpose:Job Description Details:

General Summary:

Performs patient care duties delegated by the RN related to patients' personal needs, comfort, and safety

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital. 

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):

Certification as a nursing assistant or certified nursing assistant by the Maryland State Board of Nursing

BLS trained

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

High school diploma or equivalent

Successful completion of adult basic education evaluations for math and reading

Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language

Must have visual and auditory acuity

Basic computer skills, to include data entry and retrieval

Ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately

Ability to identify and distinguish color, temperature, texture, and size

Ability to lift up to 25 pounds, as determined by the nature of the patient care unit.

Must be able to push, pull, lift patients, and equipment (e.g. beds, stretchers).

Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel.

Working Conditions:

Frequent lifting of patients, weights up to 25 pounds

Frequent pushing of equipment up to 50 pounds

Moderate noise level, occasionally loud noise created by alarms, patients, equipment

Moderate computer use, sitting at desk, typing

Reporting Relationship:

Supervised by Director, Nurse Manager and/or designee. 

Is accountable to and works under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 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.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.