Wellforce ER Tech in Lowell, Massachusetts
ER Tech performs a variety of tasks directly related to patient care. Maintains a clean and well stocked environment to support patient care. May be trained in secretarial duties specific to the ED. Must understand order entry, activation of trauma, angioplasty and use of computer system and associated applications.
Hours: 32 hours per week, Night Shift (11P-7:30A), Weekend and Holiday rotations required
Performs the following:
Maintains supplies, stocking assigned areas with supplies and linen
Stocks specialty trays as used
Cleaning of beds between patients
Washes stretchers and other areas during downtime
1:1 monitors in the psychiatric/at risk patient in the Emergency Department maintaining safety. Use of therapeutic communication in accordance with Non-violent Crisis intervention training.
Provides transportation of patients using appropriate mode:
Performs all clerical duties involved with ordering labs, x-ray’s, EKG’s and procedures.
Answers phone and places calls as needed using proper professional etiquette.
Simple dressings, wound care
Applies approved Orthopedic Splints/Dressings and crutch walking
Assists with care and ADL’s for all patients in the ED.
Assists patients when brought into room by undressing, connecting monitor, BP and O2 Sat as directed.
Transport to and from Helipad
This position requires a High School Diploma/GED
EMT or ED experience preferred
The ability to work under stressful conditions, adapting to the changing pace on the unit, frequent interruptions, emergencies and critically ill patients.
The ability to recognize patient data relative to age specific needs and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures.
The ability to organize and prioritize work.
Effective communication skills.
Adheres to hospital / departmental dress code.
Adheres to hospital’s time and attendance procedures.
What We Offer:
Competitive salaries & benefits
403(b) retirement plan with hospital match
Opportunities for growth
Free on-campus parking
About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SM Circle Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.