WellStar Health Systems ED Tech 1 in Roswell, Georgia
At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Emergency Department (ED) Technician Level I is a multi-skilled caregiver who functions under the direction of the professional Registered Nurse. Provides safe, age appropriate care to the patient by performing the following patient care functions and technical procedures: vital signs, 12-lead EKG, bedside blood sugar testing, superficial wound care, oral suctioning, splint application, instruction of safe ambulation with crutches. Must understand and practice aseptic technique when required: urethral catheterization; sterile tray preparation; dressing applications and all phlebotomy. Must be able to operate and observe cardiac monitors to ensure recognition of arrhythmias (site specific Kennestone ED), as well as operate pulse oximetry monitors. Requires knowledge of all specialty instruments and trays, including trauma resuscitation equipment and set-up, ENT trays, special procedure trays. Transports patients, unit supplies, equipment, and patient medications. Assures patient care area is appropriately stocked with supplies. Monitors patients in restraint/seclusion and documents observations. Performs other duties deemed necessary to ensure delivery of patient care.
Required Minimum Education
- High school diploma or equivalent required
Required Minimum Experience
Certified nursing assistant certification, graduate of an accredited Emergency Medical Technician program or a nursing student who has successfully completed the Fundamentals of Nursing course in an accredited nursing program. Other experience may be considered at the Directors discretion
One year of patient care experience in physician's office, pre-hospital or acute care setting preferred
Required Minimum Skills
Effective communication skills (verbal and written) required
Proficiency with desktop computer required
Demonstrate willingness to be a team-player and a self-starter required
Proficiency obtaining vital signs using manual processes required
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
Job ID 2020-53422
Position Type Full-Time
Department Emergency Department
Facility WellStar North Fulton Hospital
Category Nursing Support