WellStar Health Systems Emergency Department Tech 1 in Hiram, Georgia

Job Title:

Emergency Department Tech 1

Job ID:

PH-1141479

City:

Hiram, GA

Facility:

Paulding Hospital

Employment Type:

Regular

Full/Part Time:

Part-Time

Shift:

Evenings

Department:

Emergency Department

Description:

WellStar Named on the 2015 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® List

At WellStar we deliver world-class healthcare. Over 11,000 individuals work together to meet health demands and needs. To deliver world-class healthcare, we equip our facilities and team members with the best technology, resources, and education. We seek to improve the way we deliver care knowing each day holds more miracles, more life, more chances, more compassion, and more opportunities.

Join the team named one of the Top 100 Companies by Working Mother Magazine

WellStar Paulding Hospital

Think beauty, think innovation, think safety. Filled with natural light and innovative, safety-oriented features, the new eight-floor, 295,000-square foot hospital has 56 beds, with the ability to expand to 112 beds. The facility houses 40 emergency exam and pediatric emergency exam rooms, four surgical suites, decentralized nursing stations, private inpatient rooms, administrative offices and a café. It is entirely electronic and was designed with the guiding purpose of being the safest hospital in the world safe to patients and families, team members, the community and the environment.

WellStar Health System is a not-for-profit system recognized as a national leader in comprehensive care. Staying ahead of the curve in technology has enabled WellStar to be leaders in both the diagnosis and treatment of an extensive array of health conditions. Serving a population of more than one million residents of NW metropolitan Atlanta, WellStar consistently looks at total patient wellness and works to ensure that all systems support that focus. With industry awards ranging from Integrated Delivery Networks to Working Mother Magazine’s Best Places to Work, WellStar strives to provide the best care possible with Atlanta’s top medical professionals.

Specialists and primary care providers work in a multi-disciplinary environment with more than 13,000 diverse team members throughout our five hospitals and physician offices. By working through a patient-centered model of care, WellStar places enormous value on quality and safety with many accolades to support our work.

We are currently seeking experienced ED Technician at Paulding Hospital.

ED Tech 1 Overview

Our Emergency Department (ED) Tech Level I is a multi-skilled caregiver who functions under the direction of the professional Registered Nurse who provides safe, age-appropriate care to the patient by performing the following functions and technical procedures: vital signs, 12-lead EKG, bedside blood sugar testing, superficial wound care, oral suctioning, splint application, instruction of safe ambulation with crutches.

Must understand and practice aseptic technique with required: urethral catheterization; sterile tray preparation; dressing applications and phlebotomy. Must be able to operate pulse oximetry monitors. Requires knowledge of all specialty instruments and trays, including trauma resuscitation equipment and set-up, ENT trays, special procedure trays.

Transports patients, unit supplies, equipment, and patient medications. Assures patient care area is appropriately stocked with supplies. Monitors patients in restraint/seclusion and documents observations. Performs other duties deemed necessary to ensure delivery of patient care.

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent required

Licensure/Certification:

Current BLS card from the American Heart Association required

Experience:

Certified nursing assistant certification or graduate of an accredited Emergency Medical Technician program or a nursing student who has successfully completed the “Fundamentals of Nursing course” in an accredited nursing program. Other experience may be considered at the Directors discretion

One year of patient care experience in physician’s office, pre-hospital, or acute care setting preferred

Skills:

Effective verbal and written communication skills required

Computer proficiency required

Team skills and self-start motivation required

Proficiency obtaining vital signs using manual processes required

WellStar is a shining example of what happens when talented and passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the communities we serve. Every time we treat, heal, and encourage a patient toward wellness, we achieve our mission and realize our vision.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your interest in WellStar!