Emergency Technician

Owensboro Health - 42303
February 9, 2021
EMERGENCY TECHNICIAN Clinical Support Hours: 11a-11p Evenings - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-70 - 40269A
Job Summary Responsible for the registration of all patients accessing services with emphasis on patient access/satisfaction, insurance/demographic verification and accuracy, scheduling, assisting and escorting patients, and point of service collection, while maintaining confidentiality, professionalism and ethics. Assists the nursing staff by performing assigned duties. # Job Responsibilities Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for review by a nurse. Performs electrocardiograms (EKGs) and submits results for interpretation according to established policies and procedures. Performs venipuncture on patients of all age groups and other specimen collection with proper therapeutic skills according to procedures. Assists nursing staff to identify physical, psychosocial, age-specific, and cultural considerations of each patient. Reports abnormal assessment findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff. Assists with keeping patient rooms stocked, clean, and orderly. May be required to complete order entry and maintain accurate documentation in a timely manner. Demonstrates flexibility in staffing to meet needs of unit and hospital; accepts assignments to work in other areas as needed. Qualifications High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hire A minimum of 6 months# experience in direct patient care setting required BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position AND EMT or SRNA - Certified Emergency Medical Technician or certified as State Registered Nurse Assistant in the state of Kentucky preferred; required in lieu of experience requirement Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Occasionally Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.