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ED Technician

Company: A.O. Fox
Location: Oneonta
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital is dedicated to recruiting talented professionals to provide the primary and specialty care needed in our community.# Fox will harness information technology and provide facilities that will optimize clinical outcomes and patient experience. Emergency Department Technician Job Summary: The ED Technician assists in patient care throughout nursing areas, and is responsible for the safe transport of patients via wheelchair or stretcher, dispatch services and appropriate documentation of services. Provides the services of an observer for any patient on a patient care unit who has been assessed to require constant observation in order to maximize his/her safety. Performs general receptionist and clerical duties in order to facilitate efficient functioning of the nursing unit. Cleans stretchers/equipment and restocks supplies Job Qualifications: Education: High school graduate or GED Experience: Previous hospital or nursing home experience preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately. Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals. Knowledge of basic medical terminology and computers preferred. Ability to move or lift patients and equipment. Physical Requirements: Standing for long periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. exposure to body fluids. Licenses/Certifications: Required:# BLS completion prior to completing orientation. Training/equivalent experience as a nursing assistant, CNA, EMT, medical assistant. Completion of Basic Arrhythmia Course and ACLS is preferred based on course availability. Essential Functions: Keeps patients and families informed regularly and prn. Observes and reports patient#s status and needs. Answers call lights and attends to/reports patient needs. Obtains weights, vital signs, reports and documents results electronically. Performs urine testing. Obtains specimens and transport to and sends through designated tube system. Labels samples correctly. Assists patient with feeding/meals. Assists patients with elimination needs. Transfers, moves, and repositions patients. Makes occupied/unoccupied beds. Assists with admissions, transfers, and discharges Assists with post mortem care including transport to the morgue Performs 1-1 observation as assigned. Performs Venipuncture to obtain blood specimens. Appropriately documents care provided. Benefits: Medical, dental, # vision insurance Free membership to FoxCare Fitness and BurnAlong (Online Wellness Platform) Company paid life insurance Supplemental whole or term life insurance Supplemental accident insurance Fully funded 401K retirement plan with immediate vesting and an option to contribute individually Paid time off Paid holidays Paid sick leave Perfect attendance bonus (prorated for part time employees) Shift differentials and weekend bonus Full service cafeteria/cyber caf# with discount and payroll deduction option Full service pharmacy at FoxCare with payroll deduction option for copays Tuition reimbursement Onsite employee wellness with free Immunizations/vaccinations, wellness education, and ergonomics consulting/recommendations Teledoc with no copay with insurance enrollment Adoption allowance Legal assistance and identity theft protection programs Pet Insurance # #

Keywords: A.O. Fox, Albany , ED Technician, Other , Oneonta, New York

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