Emergency Department Technician II - Paramedic and NAII - Greenville, NC

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932812

Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

The ED Technician II coordinates and facilitates patient care for emergency services patients within the service line.

Responsibilities

1. Performs direct patient care based on the requests and needs as specified by a patient and family, being age appropriate. Anticipates and prioritizes patient need. Assists the nurse/or physician with procedures, surgical preps, wound care, clean and sterile dressings, urinary catheterizations, staple and suture removal.
2. Obtains accurate vital signs, collects data, and communicates changes in the patient condition or findings outside normal parameters; may document care in the patient's medical record; coordinates intradepartmental and interdepartmental patient care activities;
3. Performs phlebotomy duties, and ACCU check in accordance with unit and laboratory standards; Processes specimens, maintains appropriate point of care testing logs and quality checks, and reports test results for procedures performed.
4. Demonstrates Personal accountability; Complies with all hospital policies, procedures, and standards including dress code; and acts as a role model for students and other employees. Protects all confidential information and obeys all HIPAA regulations;
5. Completes all departmentally required education, competencies, and/or proficiencies including departmental specific requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School or equivalent
  • Current Nurse Aide II with the North Carolina Division of Facility Services AND completion of Emergency Technician-Intermediate or Paramedic (EMT-I/P) course with the current NC Certification.
  • BLS required
  • ACLS, within 6 months of hire
  • At least year experience working with a Rescue Squad or Ambulance Service or Emergency Department

Other Information

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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