Emergency Department Technician - East Madison Hospital
Madison, WI 
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Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

Bring your EMT experience to a fast-paced Level 1 Trauma Center and the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking an Emergency Department (ED) Technician to:

  • Provide compassionate care to patients as they receive treatment in the Emergency Department/ Emergency Room.
  • Be one of the first people a patient interacts with and assist with taking blood samples and getting IVs and catheters started.
  • Utilize state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Communicate directly with providers, RN's, patients, patient's families, and other caregivers regarding care for patients.
  • Record information in the Electronic Medical Record.
  • Respond to pages/codes and assist as directed.
  • Act as an observer for behavior health complaints.

Education:

Minimum - Completion of EMT-Basic

Preferred - Completion of AEMT or Paramedic program

Work Experience:

Preferred -Relevant experience in Emergency Departments, hospitals, or other healthcare entities to include EMS

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum -

  • EMT-B License or National Registry of EMT
  • Current CPR/BLS certification

Preferred -

  • National Registry or Wisconsin Advanced Emergency Medical Technician or Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic license
  • ACLS and PALS certification

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Standard Precaution techniques and ability to incorporate Standard Precaution techniques while providing patient care.
  • Knowledge of safety measures used during provision of patient care.
  • Knowledge and ability to practice aseptic technique.
  • Ability to read in order to interpret type and level of patient care ordered, to record patient vital signs, and to understand and follow instruction related to basic patient care.
  • Ability to learn patient care procedures and apply patient safety protocols.
  • Ability to understand the use of patient care equipment and supplies and the principles of infections control.
  • Ability to work under a fast-paced and stressful environment.
  • Ability to observe and accurately report on the condition of the patient.
  • Ability to communicate directly with physicians, nursing staff, patients, and patient families to receive instructions on the treatment plan and report changes in the patient's condition.

Physical Requirements:

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

Work Schedule: 60% FTE, 24 hours per week. Shifts scheduled are 8 and 12 hour shifts between the hours of 3:00 PM - 7:30 AM every other weekend. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

- is UW Health's newest hospital and one of the most advanced hospitals and wellness centers in the country. Here, health care is seen as a holistic endeavor where our mission is to not only diagnose and treat you when you're sick, but also to partner with you in health and wellness.

 

Job Summary
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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
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