ED Tech PRN - Emergency in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

Skills:  Requires ability to read and write legibly and carry out direction promptly and accurately.  Must have good organizational skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently.  Must exhibit effective communication skills and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.  Requires the ability to respond quickly and calmly under stressful or emergency situations.

Typical Physical Demands:  Position requires full range of motion of upper and lower extremities including:  Constant walking (over 800x a day), Standing constantly; Lifting overhead weight and floor weight of 50 pounds and greater; Pushing and pulling weight 50 pounds and greater; Bending, squatting, kneeling frequently; Dexterity and eye-hand coordination; Corrected vision and hearing to normal range; Ability to work under stressful conditions and irregular hours. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.

Assists the professional nursing staff and/or physician by performing supportive nursing care which includes physical hygiene, nutrition, ambulation, socialization, observation safety and the emotional and physical comfort needs of the patient population served in an effective, cost effective and safe manner. Maintains safe clean working environment.

Job Requirements

Education:    High school graduate or GED.   Previous basic arrhythmia course orsuccessful completion of course provided by hospital within three months ofhire. Previous phlebotomy and IV certification or equivalent work experience,or successful completion of phlebotomy and IV training provided by the hospitalwithin three months of hire. Successful completion of EMT or EMT-Intermediate, currentlyeligible for CNA licensure, licensed CNA, or previous job experience as an EDTechnician.

Experience:  Oneor more years in acute hospital setting or with rescue squad preferred.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran