Emergency Department ED Tech

Job Number
213838
Facility
Banner Staffing Services - Arizona
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Staffing Service AZ - Banner Staffing Services-AZ
Position Type
BR: Banner Registry
Street Address
525 W. Brown Road
City & State
US-AZ-Mesa
Posting Category
Emergency Services

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This position is based through Banner Staffing Services.

BSS is dedicated to providing personal attention and professional support for its employees.

 

Banner Staffing Services are looking for EDT's to work in a variety of Emergency Departments, and shift patterns at Banner Health facilities

 

 

Registry employment includes:

Competitive wages

Paid orientation

Flexible Schedules

Fewer Shifts Cancelled

Employee Assistance Program

ECHO (Employee wellness program)

Employee Perks
• Discount Entertainment tickets
• Restaurant discounts
• Shopping discounts
• Auto Purchase Plan

 

BSS requires:

A minimum of 1-2 years of hospital experience in the desired work setting

Recent / current experience required (within the past year)

4 shifts or more per month commitment

Current license and certifications

Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment (including drug screen)

Completion of employment, criminal and education background checks

 

 

THIS POSITION IS NOT SUITABLE FOR NEW GRADS

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About Banner Staffing Service AZ
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing patient care and assists health care providers in performing assigned patient procedures within scope of training. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician in providing patient care.

 

Essential Functions

  • Under general supervision of the RN, APN, PA, or Physician, performs assigned procedures including, but not limited to: electrocardiogram testing (EKG); wound cleansing; initial, repeat and orthostatic vital sign measurements; application of monitor leads, specimen collection, and transports stable telemetry or non-monitored patients to nursing units. Advanced skills and functions: Where state statute permits, performs blood glucose testing; phlebotomy; saline lock insertion; IV discontinuation; bladder (Foley) catheterization. After training in these advanced skills the ED Tech may perform these functions per state and facility guidelines on adult patients and pediatric patiens twelve years of age and older upon direct delegation of the task.

 

  • Sets up, prepares patient and assists with patient exam and minor surgical or health procedures within scope of training such as, but not limited to: lumbar punctures; sterile instrument and field preparation, suturing lacerations, chest tube insertion, closed fracture reduction, gastric lavage, pelvic examinations, restraint application, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Applies orthopedic devices, to include pre-manufactured and plaster splints under physician direction.

 

  • Performs specimen collection, ensuring accuracy in identification and integrity by using appropriate techniques for all age criteria as required by Lab. Where state statute permits, performs point of care testing for blood glucose, hemoccult and gastroccult or other tests, and performs quality control checks on point of care equipment as required.

 

  • Provides communication and updates to RN, Physician or other providers related to perceived reactions or changes to patients condition. Accurately records information in the patient record, documents vital signs and procedures completed, as well as the equipment and techniques utilized.

 

  • Monitors supply stock levels and reports needs. Notifies housekeeping, maintenance, biomedical engineering, and others to ensure proper equipment and a safe environment is maintained. Maintains appropriate levels of stock in medication room, exam room bedside carts, and specialty carts. Assists with health unit coordination tasks and reception responsibilities as needed.

 

  • Attends department meetings and educational sessions; Assists in orienting and training of new ED Technicians.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

Requires Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. In Arizona: Either Emergency Medical TechnicianBasic (EMT-B) with state licensure, or EMT National registry certification, or Certified Nursing Assistant, or Licensed Nursing Assistant in state of practice is required for new hires and transfers. All current CNA incumbents as of 12/4/16 must obtain the LNA by the earliest of either their renewal date or 12/31/18 (includes an extended deadline to 12/31/19 for Tucson only). In Colorado: Either Emergency Medical TechnicianBasic (EMT-B) with state licensure, or EMT National registry certification. Outside of Arizona or Colorado: Either Emergency Medical TechnicianBasic (EMT-B) with state licensure, or EMT National registry certification, or Certified Nursing Assistant in state of practice is required.

Position requires basic computer skills, effective communication (written and verbal) skills, and problem-solving ability.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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