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Emergency Room Technician II (Paramedic) - Full Time Overnights - Geisinger South Wilkes Barre

Company: Geisinger
Location: Moosic
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Emergency Room Technician II (Paramedic) - Full Time Overnights - Geisinger South Wilkes Barre
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Nights
Work Type: Full time
Department: GSWB Emergency Medicine Nursing Team
Date Posted: 11/01/2022
Job ID: R-24401
Job SummaryGeisinger is proud to offer an Emergency Room Technician II competitive pay rates, and up to $3 shift differentials for evening, nights, and weekend shifts! Also offering up to $40,000 in financial support to become a nurse!
Job DutiesJob Description:Performs basic patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse and maintains the patient care and unit environment consistent with the policies, procedures and practices of Geisinger. -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.

  • 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: Phlebotomy, wound care and splinting, 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.
  • 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.
  • Provides safety and suicide monitoring.
  • Assists patients with daily activities including undressing and dressing as well as lifting and positioning them to complete certain procedures.
  • 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 visitors.
  • Promotes a caring and healing environment for patient-centered care.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.Benefits of working at Geisinger:
    • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
    • Grow your career with up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
    • Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and -health savings account (HSA)
    • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability, and Long-term disability
    • Competitive 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
    • PTO plan that allows you to earn more time fast -
    • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn incentives
    • Family-friendly support to include adoption assistance, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.
    • Shared governance structure that empowers our nursing support staff
    • On the job training and education
    • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
    • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders
    • Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups - - - - - - - - - - - -
    • Employee referral incentive programJoin the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Nikki Kaleta at
      Position Details
      • Full Time, Nights
      • 7:00pm--7:30am (3 shifts weekly)
      • Every other weekend and holiday required
      • ACLS certification required
      • Certified Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic proof required
        EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
        Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Certified Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic - Default Issuing Body
        Our Purpose & ValuesOUR 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 know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Emergency Room Technician II (Paramedic) - Full Time Overnights - Geisinger South Wilkes Barre, Professions , Moosic, Pennsylvania

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