Emergency Department Tech
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- Entity: War Memorial Hospital
- Shift: Evening
Who We Are
Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.
A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.
What You Will Do:
ED Tech for the Emergency Department and Observation Unit, under the supervision of a Nurse, performs routine personal care duties for patients including (but not limited to) starting IVs, drawing blood, inserting Foley catheters, and doing EKGs. Maintains a safe environment and reports any problems.
What You Will Bring:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Previous experience in a related job field involving direct patient care; eg hospital nursing assistant; pre-hospital emergency care; hospital technician such as phlebotomist or RT tech; recent completion of one year of nursing school including clinical rotations.
Certification & Licensures
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
* New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.
Understands basic principles of human growth and development. Competent to successfully interact with patients according to their special needs which may apply based on the age of the patient served (see Job Description Addendum - Age Specific Competencies). Successful completion of orientation and skills checklist.
What You Will Get:
- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance
*some benefits are subject to change due to job status
We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.
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