Yale New Haven Health System

  • Emergency Department Tech; part time flex

    Job Locations US-CT-Greenwich
    Job ID
    68639
    Department
    EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
    Category
    NURSING - SUPPORT
    Position Type
    Part Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    24
    Work Schedule
    FLEX POSITION
    Work Days
    SUNDAY - THURSDAY
    Work Hours
    10:00AM-10:00PM WITH FLEX TO 3:00PM-3:00AM
    Requisition ID
    2018-22178
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    The Emergency Department Technician has the knowledge and ability to perform all duties as outlined in the Nursing Assistant job description in addition to responsibilities unique to the Emergency Department. Major functions include coordination of the clinical care of the patient in collaboration with the Registered Nurse and multidisciplinary team. Assistance in the delivery of patient care and performance of duties include but are not limited to: obtaining vital signs and patient weights, performing and reporting 12-lead EKG's, blood glucose monitoring, room and environmental readiness, splinting and application or orthopedic devices and all as delegated by the registered nurse.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Assists the patient care unit and Nursing Department through the following activities:
      • 1.1 Provides direct physical patient care following accepted procedures and in accordance with the department specific skills checklist.
    • 2. Teamwork
      • 2.1 Embraces shared goals versus narrower interests: actively cooperative vs. competitive or non-committal.
    • 3. Knowledgeable/Accountable/Fiscally Responsible
      • 3.1 Continually seeks ways to sustain and improve ones skills.
    • 4. Flexible/Open-Minded
      • 4.1 Listens with an open mind to others opinion in the spirit of finding and following the best ideas
    • 5. Treats the people we serve as guests
      • 5.1 Welcomes patient, visitors and staff in a warm, friendly manner; is courteous; makes eye contact and smiles; introduces self by name and, when appropriate, by position; addresses people by name whenever possible.
    • 6. Listens to patients, visitors and staff and acts promptly to address concerns.
      • 6.1 Uses active listening techniques to understand other-s needs and acts decisively to resolve problems.
    • 7. Respects the privacy and confidentiality of patients, visitors and staff
      • 7.1 Treats all patient related discussions with discretion; eliminates gossip; does not discuss patient or hospital business in elevators or other public areas.
    • 8. Presents a professional image
      • 8.1 Wears name-badge in a highly visible location; adheres to department dress code; makes sure that appearance is appropriate for professional role.
    • 9. Answers the telephone professionally
      • 9.1 Answers the phone promptly following department guidelines; introduces self and department, and as appropriate, offers assistance. Uses a please tone of voice.
    • 10. Maintains a clean and safe environment in both patient rooms and nursing work areas ensuring that the department is always regulatory compliant.
      • 10.1 Keeps work area safe and clean; keeps hallways clear.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    High school graduate or equivalent. 

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    1-2 years related job experience required in absence of a certification. EKG and phlebotomy preferred.

     

    LICENSURE

     

    CNA certification, Medical Assistant Certification, or EMT certification preferred in absence of 1-2 years of related job experience. BLS required.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    The employee must be highly flexible and willing to perform each role as needed and directed depending upon the needs of the patient care unit and Nursing Department. Must also have the following skills: Able to read, write and clearly speak the English language, basic clerical and computer skills, experience with medical terminology, knowledge of basic patient care and basic mathematical skills. Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and adjust work plans based on the need of the patients and as directed.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMAND

     

    Standing/walking for more than half of the day. (Sitting for most of the day when working as a monitor tech.) Frequently bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting and lifting. Must be able to push/pull/lift patients ranging from five (5) to three hundred (300) pounds. May be exposed to infectious diseases. Will be exposed to physical, mental and emotional illness as well as end of like conditions and death. Moderate stress and risk of injury from patient care.

     

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