SCL Health ED Tech Emergecny Room Tech in Brighton, Colorado

PLATTE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER - BRIGHTON, CO Platte Valley Medical Center became the first private generalmedical/surgical hospital in Adams and Southern Weld counties in 1960.Today, Platte Valley Medical Center is a community-based, acute carehospital and Level III Trauma Center boasting 98 beds. ED Tech - Full Time 11a-11p Platt Valley Medical Center This position assists healthcare team members in delivering patientcare to emergency room patients. This includes preparing patients forexaminations and treatments, taking patient histories and vital signs,obtaining specimens, setting-up rooms with necessary supplies andequipment, and assisting physicians and staff nurses during treatments. * Interviews patient to obtain brief health history and determinecurrent condition requiring emergency treatment. Takes and records patient'svital signs. * Obtains specimens from patient for laboratory analysis. Performsvenipuncture, arterial puncture and instructs patient in proper method forobtaining other specimens. Properly labels specimens, completesrequisition, and forwards to laboratory. * Sets up various types of equipment and attaches patient to same,according to physician orders. Monitors equipment to ensure its properoperation. * Assists physicians and/or staff nurses during various clinicalprocedures. Observes patients during and after treatments and reports adversereactions or changes in condition to healthcare team members. * Maintains clean and safe patient care area by cleaning and stockingpatient care rooms, checking equipment for proper operation, wipingsurfaces of furniture and fixtures with disinfectants, removingwaste/garbage, and changing linens. * Responds to all emergency/critical care situations and followsestablished procedure and duties such as CPR with emphasis on airwaymaintenance and ventilation. * Performs Unit Clerk duties such as answering telephones, maintainingpatient records, and the like. Obtains supplies for department from CentralSupply * Performs other duties as assigned, some of which may be essential tothe job. The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended tobe a comprehensive list of essential functions. * High School diploma or equivalent, required * Graduation or formal vocational training in a medical field such asEmergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Nursing Assistant, MedicalAssistant, or other health care related field, required * Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtaincertification within one month of employment, required * One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the sameage/type of patient population served by this facility or department,preferredSCL Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, or national origin.Employer's Job# 17003419Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOEstatement.