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Munson Healthcare Emergency Room Technician in Cadillac, Michigan

The most qualified candidate will be expected to provide physical assistance to help a patient out of a vehicle -- heavy lifting may be required.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum one-year emergency/urgent care experience required or college education equivalent

  • Maintains BCLS certification

  • EMT licensure preferred

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Must possess the ability to evaluate the criticality of patient needs

  • Must possess superior customer relation skills

ORGANIZATION:

  • Under the general supervision of the Department Director.

  • Works under the direction of a Registered Nurse and department coordinators.

  • Work subject to frequent interruptions.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Maintains professional working relationship with patients, families, nursing staff, physicians and the rest of the health care team.

  • Works within the guidelines of nursing and hospital standards of practice, policies and procedures.

  • Performs direct patient care activities under the supervision of a registered nurse.

  • Recognizes and reports pertinent change in health care status of patients to a registered nurse.

  • Communicates with families concerning patients and provides support as needed.

  • Assists patients with comfort measures.

  • Observes, records and reports pertinent information accurately and promptly.

  • Assists other health care professionals with procedures.

  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.

  • Utilizes standard precautions and applies infection control procedures employing medical asepsis principles.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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