The Emergency Department Technician requires the skills and knowledge of many areas such as: ED Tech, Patient Registrar, Unit Clerk, and Monitor Tech. The Emergency Department Tech performs a variety of RN delegated tasks under the supervision of a registered nurse. He/she assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with training, competence and skill. He/she is knowledgeable of and follows all hospital policies and procedures. Consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, adequately stocked and safe patient environment.
Education/Skills 1.A High School Diploma or GED is required. 2.Completion of one of the following educational programs is required: a)Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant program OR b)Successful completion of a Medical Assistant program OR c)Successful completion of a Basic EMT program, Intermediate EMT OR d)Successful completion of military basic combat training and Advanced Individual Training for military medics. e)CHRISTUS Emergency Technician previous experience 3. Successful completion of EKG course is required within 90 days of hire.
Experience 1.Minimum of 1 year, 2 year preferred of patient care experience in an emergency department, EMT field/Emergency Care, or military medic setting required.
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications 1.Current BLS certification (American Heart Association) required. 2.De-escalation training required within 90 days of hire/transfer date 3.Certified Nursing Assistant, Associate must maintain certification. 4.Certified Medical Assistant, Associate must maintain certification. 5.Certified EMT, maintaining current certification is preferred.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.