Emergency Department Technician-Emergency Department-MSM-Full Time-Day
- New York Ny
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Emergency Department Technician
Assists the professional staff with the delivery of services to patients in a variety of settings. Provides direct patient care, and/or one-to-one observation to selected patients under the supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse. Assists, escorts, and transports patients.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Assists the professional staff with the delivery of services to patients in the ED setting
Provides direct patient care, and/or one-to-one constant or safety observation to selected patients under the supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse
Assists in escorts and transporting patients as needed
Performs and assists with designated procedures, using aseptic technique as indicated
Assists with patients’ examinations, and performs vital signs as ordered.
Obtains and provides nourishment for patients
Provides minor treatments as directed - dressings, application of ace bandages, applications of slings and ice, pediculosis
Assists with application of casts and splints
Prepares, adjusts, and teaches the use of crutches and canes as outlined by the RN/PT.
Is cognizant of the need for safety devices; applies or assists with application
Collects specimens, performs venipuncture and fingersticks for blood glucose
Obtains EKGs as ordered
Assists the healthcare team during medical, trauma, sepsis, and stroke codes
Assists patients to get needed services by communicating those needs to the nurse
Communicates information to patients, families, and visitors
Provides post-mortem care
Sets up, stocks, and maintains examining rooms
Performs eye irrigations
Maintains BCLS certification as required by EMS standards
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned area
Graduate from an approved Medical Assistant Program or equivalent preferred. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Associate degree desirable. Medical Office Assistant experience preferred. Spanish preferred. BCLS Certification is required by American Heart Association
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together and participate actively as a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:
Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the health systems’ vendors and partners.
Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.
Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential.
Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination.
Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly Mount Sinai St. Luke’s), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides equal employment opportunities to all its employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran, immigration, citizenship, or other protected status.
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