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ED Technician - 7A-7P in Danville, VA at Sovah Health - Danville

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Danville

Provides direct patient care, technical support and input in planning care through communication with the RN and other patient care team members.  Is effectively involved with maintaining the standard of care for assigned patients through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.  Possesses the skills and maintains the competency to administer clinical treatment specific to age, growth and level of development of patient, including pediatrics, adolescents and geriatrics as appropriate.  Completes duties as assigned and performs duties under the direct supervision of the RN or LPN designee.

Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required.  Prior experience as an ED Tech, EMT or CNA in an Emergency Department setting or one year experience as a Clinical Associate at Sovah Health - Danville preferred. Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification is required at time of hire.  Current certification from Virginia as an EMT (or military equivalent, i.e.:  Military Occupational Specialty-Medical Specialist MOS91B or 91W) or active, unrestricted Certified Nurses’ Aide (CNA) certification by the Virginia Board of Nursing required.  CAs hired prior to 4/2002 must have a certificate of completion for the DRMC School of Nursing Clinical Associate program with continuous employment as a CA since program completion  Applicants hired based on MOS equivalent must have completed state approved/recognized OEMS requirements for EMT or Virginia Board of Nursing Certification for CNA within 12 months of hire date.

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