Emergency Department Tech I
Memorial Hospital |
North Conway, NH
JOB SUMMARY: The Emergency Department Tech I (EDT-I) functions as an assistant to the Emergency Department Medical Providers, ED registered nurse (RN) and the organization in general through the activities of greeting and arriving ED patients (and other hospital patient types) on a 24/7 basis. This team member also helps to manage all phone calls including the facility switchboard, paging systems, code alarms, and radios for the organization. In addition, minor patient care tasks involving neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adult, and geriatric patients may be assigned (up to level of training and within the team member's scope of practice).
The EDT-I is responsible for facilitating the flow of activity of health care team members, patients, families, and visitors. This individual also transcribes and processes medical provider orders, processes department communication, and performs all clerical functions related to the department and other departments within the organization as needed.
The work priority will be established by the Lead Charge nurse and by the Clinical Nursing Manager (as needed).
Education: High school diploma or equivalent. One year customer service or data entry experience in a health care environment preferred. Computer experience is required with proficiency in data entry, able to retrieve, store, save data, and print.
Experience: Six months of previous patient care experience preferred but not required.
Licensure/Certification: Team member must complete and maintain health care provider CPR certification (BCLS). EMS license is preferable. But not necessary.
Required:High School Graduate or equivalent with a minimum of one year customer service or data entry experience, preferably in a healthcare setting. Basic medical terminology required but obtainable within a year from date of hire.
Desired:One year previous admitting counselor or equivalent health insurance experience and knowledge of insurance, preferred.
Job Code: 116058
Posted On: 01/20/19
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Part Time
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