ED Technician I Days FT
Company: DMC Receiving Hospital
Posted on: November 26, 2022
DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Michigan's first Level I Trauma
Center, helped pioneer the evolution of emergency medicine and
currently has one of the busiest and most well-equipped emergency
departments anywhere. The first and largest verified burn center in
the state is at Receiving, and it is one of only 43 in the nation.
Receiving also offers the state's leading 24/7 hyperbaric oxygen
program, Metro Detroit's first certified primary stroke center, and
the nationally recognized and accredited DMC Rosa Parks Geriatric
Center of Excellence. Job Description: The ED Tech is a member of
the emergency department patient care services team with primary
responsibilities for technical, multi-skilled direct and indirect
patient care activities. The ED TECH is assigned to work under the
supervision of a registered nurse who delegates tasks based upon
patient needs and ED Tech skills and scope of practice. 1.
Collaborates and cooperates with care team members to ensure
consistency and quality of care and promotes productive employee
relations among staff members. Demonstrates an understanding of and
commitment to the philosophy and objective of continuous
improvement, team work and the mission vision and values of the
DMC. * 2. Assists the registered nurse by gathering data on patient
conditions, direct patient observation. Reports changes in patient
medical and/or emotional condition to the registered nurse.
Documents interventions and patient responses according to policy.
Assists nursing personnel in responding to various emergency
patient situations. * 3. Assists in the training/orientation of
other technicians and care team members as directed. * 4. Follows
all departmental policies, procedures and objectives; continuous
improvement initiatives; safety environmental and infection control
standards. * 5. Demonstrates sensitivity to patient comfort and
privacy and expresses interest in patient progress. Answers
questions from patients and their families and explains procedures
and processes within the scope of their training/responsibilities.
Maintains confidentiality. * 6. As required by unit needs, performs
general clerical duties which may include, but are not limited to,
answering telephones and call lights, greeting patients and
visitors. * 7. Enhances personal growth through participation in
workshops, educational programs, in-service meetings and reviewing
current literature. Shares joint accountability (with the
institution) for maintaining competencies. * Qualifications:
1. High school diploma or GED. 2. Graduation from a school of
practical nursing. OR 3. Completion of one of the following: a. A
Certified PCA/PCT Program. b. A Certified Nurse Assistant Program
or equivalent training. c. A Medical Assistant Program. d. An EMT
Program. e. A phlebotomy training program With, six (6) months
direct patient care experience, preferred. Job:
DMC Receiving Hospital
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