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ED Tech 1

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Douglasville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives. Responsibilities The Emergency Department (ED) Tech 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. Monitor's patients in restraint/seclusion and documents observations. Performs other duties deemed necessary to ensure delivery of patient care. Job Requirements: Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.Required Minimum Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association (AHA) is required.Required Minimum Experience: Previous healthcare experience highly 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.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Atlanta , ED Tech 1, Other , Douglasville, Georgia

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