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Emergency Care Tech - Wilmington ED - Midnights

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

Job Description

ChristianaCare was named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report and named one of the top 5 Best Large Healthcare Employers by Forbes. This position is located in our Wilmington Hospital. A Wilmington landmark since 1890, our fully modernized Wilmington Hospital serves and provides ChristianaCare's distinguished, high-quality health care in the heart of Wilmington. Our Wilmington Emergency Department houses a Level III Trauma Center. We seek an Emergency Care Technician to care for patients in our Emergency Department.

Highlights:
Are you a patient care tech looking to move to the next level?
Benefits include: Robust healthcare package that includes medical, dental and eye care, effective day one. Generous paid time Off, competitive pay with shift differentials, 403. with defined contributions and tuition reimbursement.
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.

Hours: This position is for 72 hours per pay for 11 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. There are weekend and holiday requirements per department and hospital practice.


EEO Statement:
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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: 974832

Posted On: May 20, 2022

Updated On: Jun 05, 2022