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Emergency Department Medical Technician (ED Tech)

Allina Health

Allina Health

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Fridley, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 30, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

December 29, 2023

Department:

38026500 Unity Emergency Services

Shift:

Permanent Evenings (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8/12 combo shift

Hours Per Week:

36

Union Contract:

Non-Union

Weekend Rotation:

Every 3rd

Job Summary:

Within scope of medical certification, independently provides patient care. This includes, but not limited to phlebotomy, EKG, wound preparation, applying splints, obtaining specimen and educating on and fitting durable medical equipment. Provides care to patients under the direction of RN which may include assisting patients with wound dressings, oxygen application, assisting with procedures, irrigations, restraining application, pressure dressing, transferring fall risk patients and placement and removal of backboard and c-collar. Participates in quality improvement activities.

Key Position Details:

36 hours per week- Evenings (8 and 12 hour shifts)

This is a union represented position, but no collective bargaining agreement is yet in effect.

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Within scope of position, independently performs patient care.
    • This may include, but not limited to equipment set up and maintenance, phlebotomy, EKG, wound preparation, blood glucose monitoring, CPR, visual acuity exam, applying splints, obtaining specimen, education of durable medical equipment and fitting.
  • Under the direction of the RN, provides patient care to include wound dressings, oxygen application, assisting with procedures, irrigations, restraining application, pressure dressing, transferring fall risk patients and placement and removal of backboard and c-collar.
    • Plans and organizes for procedures.
    • Facilitates admissions, transfers and discharges.
    • May handle medication for procedural set up, stocking and transport.
  • Contributes to an environment that is safe for patients, visitors and employees.
    • Participates in quality improvement activities.
    • Uses equipment following policies, procedure and manufacturer directions or standards.
    • Reports hazards and/or potential hazards.
  • Supports administrative work and training.
    • Orders and maintains supplies and equipment.
    • May process physician orders.
    • May provide clerical support for the department.
    • May serve as a preceptor.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Required:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required for positions utilizing i- STAT testing
  • One of the below are required:

- EMT, MDH, or NREMT certification upon hire

- EMT, MDH, or NREMT within 6-months of hire if currently enrolled in and EMT education program or completed and EMT program

- Active Certified Nursing Assistant Licensure on Minnesota Department of Health

  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required American Heart Association or Allina

Preferred:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent preferred for positions not utilizing i-Stat testing
  • 1+ years of experience in an acute healthcare setting
  • 1+ years of experience in basic arrhythmia and EKG interpretation
  • Regional Hospital site - Licensed EMT, Certified EMT, or CNA

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently

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