Emergency Room Technician I
Location: Wilkes Barre
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: Emergency Room Technician I
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Full time
Department: GWV Emergency Medicine & Observation Unit Nursing
Date Posted: 11/15/2021
Job ID: R-15963
Job Summary Performs basic patient care under supervision of the
Registered Nurse and maintains the patient care and unit
environment consistent with the policies, procedures and practices.
Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the
specific age range on their assigned clinical area. Promotes a
caring and healing environment for patient-centered care.
Job Duties Triages patient care by identifying, observing and
documenting the physical needs of the patient and families.
Reports changes in patient condition to Registered Nurse.
Assists patient care staff by performing the following procedures:
wound care, splinting, and EKG 's.
Provides patient care that may relate to rehabilitation to carry
out multidisciplinary care plan for each patient.
Provides unit desk clerk functions when needed.
Obtains and maintains the integrity of specimens in accordance with
policy and procedure, according to physician order.
Uses two patient identifiers with proper labeling.
Blood glucose monitoring.
Urine and stoolSputumiStat testing Assist with transporting
patients into and out of the department to other areas of the
hospital for tests.
Will transport medications to and from pharmacy and within the unit
along with transporting blood products to and from Blood Bank.
Assists patients with daily activities including undressing and
dressing as well as lifting and positioning them to complete
Staff have access to non-controlled medications storage and supply
areas and can transport non-controlled medications as necessary to
meet the needs of the clinic and unit.
Coordinate relations between care providers, patients, and
Promotes a caring and healing environment for patient-centered
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
Position Details Full time position
Hours: 3pm-3:30am (3-12 hour shifts/week) including every other
weekend and holiday in rotation
Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification -
Default Issuing Body
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran
Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Emergency Room Technician I, Professions , Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
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