Northwell Health Emergency Department Technician - FT Day (Westchester) in Mount Kisco, New York
Req Number 003D2O
Performs routine patient/resident care under the
supervision of Physicians, Surgeons Assistants and Nurses. Recognizes and
reports significant observations. Strives for a variety of opportunities to use
clinical skills, offer patient/family teaching and participate in a
multidisciplinary approach to care.
Assists Physicians, Surgeons Assistants and Nurses, under
supervision, in a multitude of patient procedures including, but not limited
to, EKG's, phlebotomy, orthopedic splinting, cane and crutch preparation, CPR,
defibrillation, catheters, POC Testing/Glucose analyzer, obtaining and
recording vital signs and recognizing, reporting and assisting in resolution of
Prepares set-up for procedures (i.e.
suturing, surgery, spinal taps, foley insertion, chest tube insertion, trauma
thoracotomy, lavage, slit lamp and orthopedic reduction).
Maintains department equipment through
testing functions (i.e. cleaning/disinfection after use, set-up of Pleur-evac,
vents, Gomko and suction devices). Maintains knowledge of current Emergency
Assists in examination and management during procedures (i.e.
OB/GYN, neurological, respiratory, cardiac, emotional and behavioral, trauma
and overdose emergencies).
Assists in transporting patients from vehicles, ambulance,
wheelchairs and beds utilizing proper inline stabilization, patient
positioning, body mechanics and application of extremity and spinal devices,
Documents patient information necessary for admission, procedures,
discharge and transfers. Documents all procedures performed and obtains needed
medical records information for all healthcare team members.
Assists the inventory Clerk/Transporters with general clerical
duties as needed (i.e. checking, ordering and/or stocking supplies in the
Performs related duties as assigned.
*ADA Essential Functions
High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Associated Degree, preferred.
Certificate by the New York State Department of Health as an EMT, required. AEMT certification, preferred.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification, required, within one (1) year of employment.
Minimum of one (1) year experience in an acute hospital setting or related clinical experience, required.
Demonstrated competency in at least one of the following, preferred: Electrocardiogram (EKG) testing; venipuncture procedures; and/or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
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