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Emergency Department Medical Technician

Allina Health

Allina Health

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St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 20, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

January 19, 2024

Department:

34006500 Emergency Room

Shift:

Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8/12 combo shift

Hours Per Week:

36

Union Contract:

SEIU-4-United Service Workers

Weekend Rotation:

Every 3rd

Job Summary:

Within scope of medical certification, independently provides direct and indirect patient care. This includes, but not limited to phlebotomy, EKG, wound preparation, applying splints, obtaining specimen and the fitting and educating of durable medical equipment. Provides care to patients under the direction of the RN which may include assisting patients with grooming and hygiene needs and personal comfort. Participates in quality improvement activities.

Our skilled Emergency Department Medical Technicians are dedicated to providing rapid, expert medical support, ensuring the highest level of patient care and safety in the most urgent and stressful situations.

Key Position Details:

  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift duration: Shifts will be 8 and 12 hours
  • Weekend rotation: Every 3rd weekend rotation
  • Benefit Eligible

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, restrain application, pressure dressing, transferring fall risk patients, pelvic exams, decontamination procedures, placement and removal of backboard and c-collar.
    • Assists patient with grooming and hygiene needs, personal comfort and population specific needs of the individual.
    • Plans and organizes for procedures.
    • May handle medication for procedural set up, stocking and transport.
    • May assist in rooming and transporting of patients.
  • Contributes to an environment that is safe for patients, visitors and employees.
    • Answers patient call lights.
    • Participates in quality improvement activities.
    • Uses equipment following policies, procedures and manufacturer directions or standards.
    • Reports hazards and/or potential work hazards.
    • May participate in room and equipment cleaning and room turn over.
  • May support administrative and training duties.
    • May process physician orders.
    • May order and stock supplies.
    • May answer and screen phone calls.
    • 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:

  • Highschool 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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