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Emergency Room Technician - Emergency Department - Rex

Raleigh, NC 27601
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Emergency Room Technician - Emergency Department - Rex

Job ID: 6290
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

UNC REX Emergency Department includes 40 beds and a dedicated 8 bed behavioral health zone with private rooms. We have 2 major resuscitation rooms, triage rooms for initial assessment, in department radiology suite and a decontamination room. Our ED team cares for patients in all life threatening situations, less-critical injuries requiring minor treatment, acute and behavioral health diagnoses. Patients with heart conditions receive excellent care in the REX ED Chest Pain Center, home of the Triangle's first accredited chest pain center. Stroke care is provided to patients by our Joint Commission certified Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center. The REX ED Leadership team is focused on team work and positive co-worker recognition for staff in our fast-paced work environment.

Summary:
Assists with patient care, patient safety, and responds to patient needs in the Emergency Room.

Responsibilities:
1. Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration rates every 2 hours or as directed.
2. Records intake and outputs as directed.
3. Performs urinary catherization or in and out foley procedure and documents accordingly.
4. Sets up area for sterile procedure and documents accordingly.
5. Performs minor orthopedic splinting under the direction of the physician assistant.
6. Documents any skin breakdowns noted and notifies RN.
7. Removes any IV catheter and documents accordingly.
8. Transcribes, documents, and transmits physician orders and any other pertinent information.
9. Able to work in all three areas of department - triage, minor treatment and acute. Follows guidelines per departmental policy in each of these areas.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:

  • One-year certificate from college or technical school.

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • Requires certification as a Nursing Assistant I. BCLS certification required.

  • Professional Experience Requirements:
  • Three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Job Details

    Legal Employer:  NCHEALTH

    Entity : UNC REX Healthcare

    Organization Unit : Rex Emergency Department

    Work Type : Full Time

    Standard Hours Per Week : 36.00

    Work Schedule : Variable

    Location of Job : US:NC:Raleigh

    Exempt From Overtime : Exempt: No

    This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.

    Posting ID: 629577061Posted: 2021-07-09Job Title: Emergency Room Technician Emergency