EMERGENCY DEPT TECH II
Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

Posted in Education and Training


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Job Info


Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

Work Schedule

Days - 7 am - 7 pm = 3/12 hour shifts per week, weekends and holidays as required per unit

Nights - 7 pm - 7 am = 3/12 hour shifts per week, weekends and holidays as required per unit

General Description of the Job Class

Perform a variety of routine and advanced patient care tasks under the direction of nursing staff to assist medical and nursing personnel in the examination, treatment, and care of patients. Perform a variety of clerical and technical tasks as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Perform a variety of roles and responsibilities which may include the following:

Participate in patient care interventions and personal care procedures for patients. Perform approved dressings and wound care for NCA level; participate in nutritional activities; assist with personal hygiene; assist with ambulation; assist with bowel and bladder elimination; provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients.

Perform CPR.

Function as a patient attendant for patients who have been identified as high risk for injury or suicide.

Prepare patients, equipment, and supplies for specific procedures and provide manual assistance as required.

Collect, deliver and conduct routine tests on patient specimens.

Escort or transport patients that do not require any hemodynamic monitoring.

Clean assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment as required.

Maintain readiness of HAZMAT Room. Provide assistance during hazmat decontamination procedures.

Perform a variety of EKG technician tasks as required, including routine and STAT EKGs, order verification and electronic transmission of EKGs, accommodation of special EKG requests, i.e., with or without a magnet or right-sided EKG tracings, the stocking and maintenance of EKG machines, and the retrieval of old EKGs from the Heart Station.

Perform a variety of Health Unit Coordinator (EDUC) tasks. Tasks might include but are not limited to, operate and trouble-shoot office equipment; maintaining organization of the assigned desk; managing lab specimens and orders; entering orders into the computer; answering the telephone and/or patient signals. In addition, assist with patient registration, admission, transfer, and discharge.

Perform adult, isolated venipuncture for collection of routine blood specimens and blood cultures.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Required Qualifications at this LevelEducation:

Work requires graduation from an accredited high school or a GED. Successful completion of the NCA I training as defined by the Division of Facility Services in the State of North Carolina or North Carolina Advanced-EMT Basic training.

Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Experience:

One year of related health care experience as an NCA, ED Tech, EMT, or equivalent, and must be able to perform EKG.

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

Current minimum listing as an NCA I with the Division of Facility Services or current minimum certification credential as Advanced EMT EMT-B with no substantiated findings of abuse, fraud, neglect, or misappropriation of property.

BLS Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair patients to various hospital locations are required.

This person must be able to provide care and services to all patients from birth to the elderly.

They must-have excellent prioritization skills in addition to their basic knowledge and skills.

They must be able to work in a fast-paced unpredictable environment under very stressful conditions.

They must be able to be trained in all aspects of hazmat decontamination procedures.

This person must be very goal-directed with a great deal of initiative since they function at a very independent level within the Emergency Department.

They must demonstrate competency validation in skills and knowledge for the performance of roles and responsibilities.

Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level

N/A

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunities without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


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