ED Technician, PRN
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Soul. Expertise. That’s
what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your
nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you
chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in
Georgia with four
hospitals: Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine
Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University
Hospital, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.
looking for passionate med/surg nurses who are ready to join a team
that’s redefining quality nursing care. As integral members of
high-functioning, inter-professional teams, Emory Healthcare’s
med/surg nurses are on the frontline of care in our hospitals and
operate with a full complement of specialties and the ability to
care for medically complex patients.
got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the
way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and
treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before
YOU ready to join us?
- Ensures general patient satisfaction, including but not limited
to providing blankets, food, and updates on treatment status.
- Focuses education of their daily clinical situation and
adherence to Standards of Care.
- Performs peripheral IV placemen, specimen collection, general
phlebotomy and blood cultures, and placement of urinary catherers.
Ensures that all procedures are properly documented.
- Responsible for the placement of all varieties of simple
orthoglass splints and all forms of pre-made splints, such as knee
immobilizers and slings. Performs general wound care, bandaging,
and wound irrigation.
- Eye irrigation with both directly applied normal saline and
- Takes vital signs. Performs accuchecks. Transports patients to
and from diagnostic tests as well as to floor beds.
- Assists in acute and code situations. Is familiar with all
aspects of emergency situations and works with MD and RN to support
care of the patient. Familiar with and able to function as a member
of the Code Blue disaster team.
- Works as a team member in triaging, staging and treating
disaster patients Assists in the care of acute patients and is
competent in: defibrillating pts with an AED, suctioning pts,
placing pts on monitors and defibrillators.
- Performing EKGs and other POC testing.
- Sorts through initial complaints of patients in the waiting
- Assist with patient flow when ER becomes crowded.
- Notifies the RN or Physician of possibly critical
- Explains delays in treatment to patients in watiting area.
- Collaborates with other staff in delivering patient care.
- Interacts with and establishes professional relationships with
members of the patient care team.
- Oversees obtaining equipment and conducts needs analysis to
increase supplies based on ED volume.
- Monitors stock and supplies to ensure par levels are
maintained. Complies with Standard Precautions guidelines and all
other Infection Control procedures and safety standards to maintain
and promote a clean and healthy work environment.
- Performs clerical duties when required, to include answering
phones and directing all inquiries from other physicians,
departments, and pharmacies.
- Ensuring that physician orders are put correctly into the
computer. Facilitating the acqusition of diagnostic studies as
- May be required to obtain medical records from other hospitals.
Performs other duties as required.
- High School graduate or equivalent.
- Graduate of an accredited EMT-Advanced or EMT-Intermediate
- One year related experience preferred.
- Previous ED experience preferred.
- Must have current certification as an EMT-I, EMT-A, or EMT-P,
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work
day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently);
10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max;
Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing &
walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing,
reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned
work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may
vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental
exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen
exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors;
Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold
Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient
care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be
required; Use of personal protective equipment, including
respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on
assigned work area and work tasks.
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