Emergency Dept. Tech I - Emergency Dept - Duke Raleigh - Full Time
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 207554
Duke Raleigh Hospital Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 teammembers. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. U.S.News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke.
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Emergency Department Technician I - ED Tech I - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Raleigh, NC
***ED Technician joining Duke Health System after 10/1/22, are eligible for a $5000 sign on bonus***
The Duke Raleigh Emergency Department is a medium sized community based hospital located in Raleigh, NC.
Perform a variety of routine and advanced patient care tasks under the direction of nursing staff to assist medical and nursing personnel in the examination, treatment, and care of patients. Perform a variety of clerical and technical tasks as assigned.
Full Time 3 -12 hour shifts per week Shift options available - 7a - 7p; 7p - 7a; or 11a - 11p
Under the direction of the Nurse, performs initial basic life support interventions (airway, breathing, and circulation) on emergency department patients presenting for care.
Initiates life saving measures, i.e., opening an airway, hemorrhage control, chest compressions, stabilization of fractures, cervical spine alignment/protection.
Stabilizes and extricates injured patients from vehicles at the emergency department entrance.
Assists patients to and from vehicles and the emergency department.
Acts as a liaison between the patient family/significant other and the members of the emergency staff by maintaining open communication regarding patient condition, changes in condition, patient complaints, status, progress, etc.
Transports patients from triage/waiting area to the treatment area in the emergency department at the request of the Nurse
Performs related duties as required.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Duke Raleigh ED duties might include some of the following: Perform EKG's and vital signs per policy and as directed by the nurse; assist patients with care needs; assist patients with requests for information; assist with labelling of specimens and making sure nurse or ED Tech receive specimen, hourly rounding for needs, comfort and pain rating.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Must be able to perform all Nurse Aide I tasks as defined by the North Carolina Division of Facility Services Nurse Aide Registry. Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair patients to various hospital locations are required.
This person must be able to provide care and services to all patients from birth to the elderly.
Must have excellent prioritization skills and self motivation in addition to their basic knowledge and skills. Must be able to work in a fast-paced unpredictable environment under very stressful conditions.
Must be able to be trained in all aspects of hazmat decontamination procedures.
Must demonstrate competency validation in skills and knowledge for performance of roles and responsibilities.
Work requires graduation from an accredited high school or a GED.
CNA! and or EMT-B certification with no prior work experience required
Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and writteninstructions.
Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Current minimum listing as an NCA I with the Division of Facility Services or current minimum certification credential as EMT-B with no substantiated findings of abuse, fraud, neglect or misappropriation of property.
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