Altru Health System

ED Tech

Grand Forks, ND
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Nov 19, 2020
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Job Summary

The ED Tech is responsible to support the organizations commitment to patient care and the patient experience within the Emergency Department and throughout the organization. The tech demonstrates strong working knowledge of clinical terminology, and equipment and supplies. The ED Tech performs patient required identification and specimen labeling and provides complete documentation to ensure patient safety and an optimal patient experience.

Essential Job Functions

Cleans designated equipment according to equipment and infection control procedures and cleans designated supply storage units and rooms.

Performs patient care services, i.e., bathroom assists, attaching monitors, assisting patients with dressing, etc. Performs EKGs including charging, documentation, and transmitting.

Restocks patient, staff and linen supplies and maintains inventory control in assigned areas according to inventory listings established by the department. Assembles equipment and supplies and coordinates procedures to meet nursing staff needs during and after procedures and treatments.

Maintains room readiness by completing room turnover cleaning, ensuring equipment is prepared and ready for next patient, and ensuring adequate stock of bedside supplies.

Transports/transfers patients within the department, hospital or outside the hospital. Coordinates patient transfers between Altru campuses for appointments and/or admission.

Ensures equipment/supplies are not outdated, calls and retrieves needed supplies, and reports needed items. Performs equipment monitoring, set-up and basic troubleshooting per established guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure.

Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services.

Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with:

All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines.

Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property.

The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader.

The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.

License, Certification & Registration

Nurse Aide North Dakota Board of Health within 4 Months of Start Date

Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue within 2 Months of Start Date

Learning Management System

Education & Experience

A minimum of 1 year of related experience Preferred

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