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Emergency Department Technician at Egleston

Work Schedule: Variable shifts of 7pm-7:30am including weekends and holidays as assigned
Employment Type:  Full-time; 36 hours  
Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  56241

 

Come join our amazing ED Team at Egleston!

 

We have so much to offer:

  • Named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for by Fortune magazine
  • Named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for by Working Mothers magazine
  • Ranked among America’s top ten children’s hospitals by Child magazine
  • Top 10 Ranking in U.S. News and World Report for cardiology and pediatric cancer and additional rankings in orthopedics and endocrinology
  • Recipient of ENA Lantern Award for Emergency Departments that exemplify exceptional practice and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy, and research
  • Magnet designated
  • Level 1 Trauma Center; Cares for over 75,000 pediatric patients per year; Located in close proximity to Emory Pointe, CDC & Emory University/Hospital
JOB SUMMARY

The Emergency Department Tech functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team to organize and provide quality patient care services under the supervision of a licensed professional.  Proactively supports the efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promotes a safe environment at Children's.

EDUCATION
  • High School diploma or equivalent
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Must have: certification as a  Medical Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician with pediatric or hospital experience, OR be a Registered Nursing Student who has successfully completed one clinical rotation, OR have at least one (1) year of previous clinical hospital experience
  • Competencies as defined by the department must be completed within six (6) months of hire.
  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course or the American Red Cross course equivalent, which is CPR/AED for the professional rescuer, required within 30 days of hire
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • 2 years health care experience
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and documentation of ongoing development and training.
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of date of hire.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Assists in the basic delivery of patient care as assigned by licensed professional personnel using age and developmentally appropriate standards.- to include vital sign assessment and patient triage.
  2. Demonstrates competency in phlebotomy skills or proficiency within first six months of hire.
  3. Utilizes and maintains department and patient care equipment as assigned.
  4. Communicates information relating to patient care job activities, needs and responsibilities for the assigned shift to appropriate personnel.  Utilizes effective organization and communication skills in prioritizing, delivering, and documenting patient care, and documents the tasks/procedure/care that is provided.
  5. Initiates and participates in continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and services provided.
  6. Acts as a role model for organizational and developmental skills.
  7. Assists departmental leadership team in the development of other staff members.
  8. Accepts responsibility for own growth, development and professional conduct
  9. While clinical staff may serve a specific patient population, they have the potential to care for patients within the age population range served at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Clinical staff will have competencies that will incorporate age specific guidelines. This age population includes: N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

Have questions about the recruitment process?  Check out What to Expect.

Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Clinical/Nursing Support - Clinical Support


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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