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Emergency Care Tech - Middletown Emergency Departm

at Christiana Care Health System in Middletown, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Details
Our Middletown Emergency Department seeks an Emergency Care Technician. Join our Free-Standing Emergency Department serving Middletown-Odessa-Townsend area.

The state-of-the-art full-service emergency department features:

18 treatment rooms.
Staffing by board-certified emergency physicians and emergency nurses 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week.
Serving the most frequent emergency care needs.
Dedicated on-site laboratory with walk-in hours from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Dedicated imaging services.

Highlights:

Are you a patient care tech looking to move to the next level?
Benefits include: Generous paid time Off, competitive pay with shift differentials, 403b & robust healthcare benefits package.
Work in an Emergency Department with a helipad with aero-medical transport capabilities! The Emergency Department is a participating trauma hospital in the Delaware Trauma System.

Under nursing, the primary function is to perform hygiene/comfort measures and selected nursing and phlebotomy procedures for patients under the supervision and direction of the professional nurse. Acquiring vital signs and performing EKG's are also required. We seek someone who can demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult & geriatric patients. Should demonstrate the ability to obtain information and identify patient needs and provide care as needed.
Duties Include:

Performs assigned nursing procedures that pertain to the comfort and well-being of patients.

Responds to patient crisis situations and initiates interventions within the scope of responsibilities and notifies RN.

Performs venipuncture and finger sticks on patients, following all standard laboratory safety policies.

Performs essential unit specific tasks under the direction of RN, e.g. EKGs, height and weight measurements.

Reviews orders placed for patient testing and sends lab specimens using PowerChart system.
Requirements:
Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)
High school graduate or equivalent.
Previous work experience or completion of Patient Care Technician and/or Phlebotomist programs.

Shift/Hours:
72 hours per pay period
7pm-7am
Every third weekend (12 hour shifts on the weekends)
CCHS holiday rotation

Post End DateJul 12, 2024

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Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1279719

Posted On: Jun 19, 2024

Updated On: Jul 13, 2024

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