SCL Health Emergency Dept Tech EMT in Brighton, Colorado
You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an EmergencyDepartment Technician.You're ready to roll up your sleeves. Eager to ask questions. And willing togo above and beyond to ease a patient's pain.You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is invincible.Us.Our emergency medicine doctors, specialty-trained nurses and techniciansprovide the highest quality of care, providing assessment,resuscitation, surgery, intensive care, stabilization of injuredpatients and emergency operations. We are proud to offer a high level of careas a Certified Chest Pain Center, a Primary Stroke Center, and a Level IIITrauOur ED is equipped with:16 private rooms for the safety and privacy of our patientsA dedicated trauma bayAn orthopedic procedure roomFour negative air-flow rooms for necessary respiratory and airborne isolationIn addition, our Platte Valley ED team is trained to identify and treat lessserious conditions quickly. If our patients need a higher level of care thanis available with us, we rely on our resources and partnerships to get ourpatients quickly to the right experts within the hospital, at another SCLHealth facility, or anywhere that provides appropriate care. We maintain a24-hour helipad for emergent evacuation and inter-facility transport ofpatient is a partner of SCL Health which is a nonprofit healthcare organization thatfocuses on person-centered care. Our 98-bed community hospital is proud tooffer comprehensive, integrated care focused on holistic health. We areproud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor,the vulnerable, our communities and each other. are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generouspackage includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is morethan a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being.To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address yourholistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digitaltools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We alsooffer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'llhonor each other's dignity and surpass the standards we set. We'llencourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll helloand high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As an ED Tech with us, you need to know how to:Obtain patients vital signs to include blood pressure, pulse and temperatureand understand normal ranges and changes. Inform RNs or Physician of changesin vital signs.Collect blood, urine, saliva and stool samples for laboratory analysis.Insert Foley catheters, perform straight catheters, and provide wound care.Fit patients for casts and/or hard splints, crutches and other devices.Perform 12-lead EKG's.Provide instruments to doctors and nurses as they perform procedures onpatients.Assist with the safe movement of patients, applying principles of safepatient handling.Assist with admitting patients into the ER, schedule patient transfers,reinforce patient education/discharge instructions as given by the RN.Apply, check and document restraints as directed by the RN or Physician.Perform the duties of unit secretary. Maintain patient charts, respond tophone calls, maintain daily assignment board, provide equipmentcare/cleaning, perform errands associated with patient care and provideaccurate information about the patient with interdisciplinary team.Demonstrate and adhere to the standards of infection prevention.Your experience.