ER Tech II - .9 3p-3a - #242935

Advocate Aurora Health


Date: 05/05/2021 02:00 AM

City: Worth, Illinois

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

ER TECH






  • South Suburban Hospital – Hazel Crest, IL
  • 3:00pm-3:00am including every other weekend
  • Full time - .9 (72 hours biweekly)




Position Requirements:


Certified as CNA, EMT, paramedic, or ERT with 2~3 yrs. of hospital or pre~hospital patient care experience

or

acceptance at an accredited medical school

or

completions of 2~3 years of nursing school clinical rotations

or

completion of a certified medical assisting program Ability to move / lift patients and push carts, etc.


Ability to use keyboard, see computer screen.


CNA, EMT, ERT, MA certification

Current CPR certification This position requires completion of the age specific competency


Very heavy lifting: Up to 100 pounds occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds constantly. May experience unpleasant odors, exposures to blood~borne, air~borne pathogens, and opportunistic pathogens.


High level of stress due to unpredictable patient volumes and degree of critical services needed.


If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to assist and support the nursing and medical staff of the Emergency Department, to perform patient care, and environmental tasks, and manage supplies and equipment to ensure the customer~focused, cost~effective operation of the department.

Accountabilities:

Perform patient care as directed by nursing or medical staff, documenting on the medical record. Achieve and maintain patient care competencies as determined by Emergency Department management. Competencies include:

Ensure an adequate supply of equipment needed for patient care.

Assist with clerical functions such as telephone and order entry, backs~up clerical associates and greeters for breaks and meals.

Transport patients and equipment interdepartmentally.

Ensure that patient care areas, storage rooms, and equipment are clean and maintained.

Perform patient care as directed by nursing or medical staff, documenting on the medical record. Achieve and maintain patient care competencies as determined by Emergency Department management. Competencies include: (Accountability A continued...)

Perform patient care as directed by nursing or medical staff, documenting on the medical record. Achieve and maintain patient care competencies as determined by Emergency Department management. Competencies include: (Accountability A/B continued...)

Collaborate with nurses and physicians to maintain waiting room safety and keep vital signs up to date

Addendum:

ADDENDUM TO JOB DESCRIPTIONS RELATED TO PATIENT SAFETY


Report patient safety events and near misses in timely fashion


Adhere to all behavioral and procedural patient safety practices


Promote culture of safety through identifying threats to patient safety and intervening to prevent patient harm


Communicate openly and promote team work


Report intimidating behavior and other threats to patient safety promptly

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