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Beth Israel Lahey Health ED Tech (36-hours) Nights, Emergency Services in Winchester, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Night (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Night (United States of America)

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, performs basic nursing procedures necessary to care for, comfort, and protect patients. Performs phlebotomy orthostatic blood pressures, collects specimens, EKGs, CPR, and glucometers, and assists physicians and nurses in various situations. Responsible for transporting patients to other departments and/or patient floors. Maintains patient and treatment rooms in a clean and orderly condition.

Job Description:


  • It exemplifies Winchester Hospital’s values and service excellence standards. We commit to making every encounter with our patients, patients’ families, co-workers, physicians, and other customers the best possible.

  • Compliance with all Winchester Hospital policies and the Code of Business Conduct. As required, maintains tuberculosis testing. Takes responsibility for own safety and the safety of patients, patients’ families, co-workers, physicians, and other customers.

  • Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the technician provides for the care, comfort, and safety of assigned patients. The technician performs phlebotomy and orthostatic blood pressure and collects specimens, EKGs, and glucometers.

  • Observe patients and report reactions or changes in condition to the assigned nurse.

  • Assist Registered Nurses with undressing patients, cleaning wounds, and obtaining blood and urine specimens. Assist in holding pediatric and adult patients for IV starts, lumbar punctures, thoracentesis, chest tube insertion, epistaxis control, foreign body removal, etc.

  • Respond to patients’ requests and/or call lights to determine patients’ needs and relay information to the assigned nurse.

  • Maintaining patients' rooms by disposing of linen, stocking supplies and linens, emergency equipment, and cleaning counter surfaces.

  • Provides essential emotional support to patient and family. Make periodic checks to solicit patient needs.

  • When admitted, transport patients by stretcher or wheelchair to and from Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology, or to the floors.

  • Assist in the discharge of a patient by removing the IV, assist in the dressing of the patient, and assist the patient to the car when necessary.

  • Assists Physician and or Registered Nurse in procedures including CPR, moderate sedation, casting, crutch fitting and walking, slings, various splints, knee immobilizers, soft/rigid collars, shoulder immobilizers, clavicle splints, ortho shoes, and Jones dressing.

  • Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, insert foley cath for female/male patients and obtain specimens. Assist Registered Nurse in obtaining cath specimens for pediatric patients.

  • Responsible for setting up the sterile field for suture kits. Assist physicians with suturing adults and pediatric patients.

  • Assist physician with GYN exams and collecting specimens. Maintains room with all GYN/Rectal equipment and supplies.

  • Covers for secretaries/liaisons when needed.

They may be asked to perform close observation or one-on-one observation on behavioral health patients or patients assessed to be safety risks.

Participates in the following:

a. Mandatory training requirements as per unit/hospital policies

b. Continuing education/in-services to enhance knowledge

c. Staff meetings

d. Performance improvement initiatives

e. Orientation of new staff, students, and/or volunteers


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • C.N.A., a nursing student with two completed clinical rotations, EMT, or equivalent

  • experience. Experience working in an emergency department is preferred.

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology. Basic computer skills.


AGE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Infant, Children, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric.


Ability to stand for long periods of time. Ability to reach and grasp objects, lift and push heavy objects, and position and transfer patients. Ability to hear and communicate orally and in writing. Ability to proofread and check documents for accuracy. Ability to enter words and data into a computer. Ability to distinguish colors.

OSHA EXPOSURE: The job does involve possible exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.


Reports to the Assistant Nurse Manager. Not responsible for supervising the work of others.

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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