Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/14/2024
Job Type: See job requirements for other schedule information
Department: 0101.50150 SEH Emergency Services

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

For more information, visit steward.org

Lead ED Tech- part-time 24hrs/wk, day/evening shift 11a-11p, weekends and holidays required as needed

We are fighting for a healthier world and a new era of wellness!

Nearly a decade ago, we set out to build an entirely different kind of health care company from the ground up—one that unlocks access to affordable, high-quality, and economically sustainable care and wellness in ways never imagined. Today, we are one of the largest private, physician-led health care networks—caring for millions of people across the U.S. Our transformative, fully integrated model represents a new beginning for America’s health care system and others around the world.

We have hospitals across 7 states serving over 800 communities, with more than 43,000 employees. We are ushering in a new day of world class health care. From renowned pediatricians, sports medicine specialists and cardiac surgeons to state-of-the-art hospitals, urgent care centers and medical practices, we can offer easier access to high-quality affordable health care to people nationwide — when they need it and where they want it.

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a Boston University Teaching Hospital, provides patients and families access to some of Boston’s most respected physicians and advanced treatments offering specialized care, including:

  • Advanced Center for Cardiac Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic surgery program; Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Award-winning bariatric surgery program
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • State-of-the-art emergency care with short wait times

Our medical staff, made up of some of the highest rated physicians in Boston, treats patients in our community practices in neighborhoods, including Allston, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Newton, Watertown and Weston.

Benefits:

  • Grow with a health system that supports career advancement
  • Competitive Pay & Salary Increases
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Locations close to home, that support work-life balance
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k via Fidelity, for eligible employees, with company match
  • Tuition Assistance / Reimbursement
  • Family atmosphere and team approach that provides flexibility
  • Opportunities to grow your career, and not change your employer
  • And much more!

Job Summary –

The Lead Emergency Technician is under the direction of the Nurse Manager for equipment management and reports to the RN for clinical oversight when performing patient care and environmental support for patients.

Qualifications

Minimum Education/Experience:â¯

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum of three years of current ED Tech experience

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Creative thinker/Program solver.
  • Able to build positive relationship with inter and intra departmentally.
  • Team player.
  • Able to self-reflect and demonstrate emotional intelligence.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Superior customer skills.
  • Meditech experience preferred

Certification/Licensure

  • BLS Instructor Certification required

Job Responsibilities

  • Role models behaviors consistent with the mission values of the hospital and Steward Healthcare.
  • Performs medical assistant duties of EKG, phlebotomy, dressing changes glucometer, transport as well as other duties as assigned.
  • Participates on Quality improvement teams including chairing a team, developing an opportunity statement – data collection and process flow analysis.
  • Hazmat team member
  • CPI instructor for ED staff.
  • Acts as Preceptor to new ED tech hires.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of the Technician Orientation Program.
  • Oversees equipment maintenance by: problem solving and fixing malfunctioning equipment, tracking equipment out for repairs, ensures that utility rooms are clean and in accordance with JCAHO standards; rotates supplies to ensure supplies are used prior to expiration dates. Recommends changes to PAR levels as necessary. Oversees compliance of annual testing of equipment. Assists manager with departmental JCAHO readiness.
  • Participates in the monitoring and correcting variances in the supply and expense budget.
  • Participates in the development of the Capital Budget with the manager and staff.
  • Processes purchase requisitions of capital and weekly orders for the departmental inventory.
  • On a quarterly basis, evaluates inventory past based on usage.
  • Obtains O2 saturation via pulse oximeter.
  • Has knowledge reading use of pulse oximeter.
  • Has knowledge of normal values of vital signs and O2 saturation and notifies RN of abnormal values.
  • Applies O2 therapy via nasal cannula.
  • Performs initials application and re-application of telemetry monitor leads and electrodes.
  • Performs 12 Lead EKGs as directed.
  • Assists with comfort measures including answering lights and toileting.
  • Assists patient positioning.
  • Demonstrates ability to respond productively in a variety of emergency situations, providing direct and indirect patient care activities.
  • May provide initial emergency airway management while notifying RN of emergency situation.
  • Performs non-complex sterile dressing changes and simple wound care.
  • Performs stool guaiac and quality control measures.
  • Assists with recording patient intake of output.
  • Assist with urine collection and monitoring.
  • Performs glucose testing and routine quality control via Nova system.
  • Has knowledge of normal and abnormal blood glucose levels and notifies RN of abnormal values.
  • Participates in post-mortem care.
  • May provide care of patients requiring 1:1 observation.
  • Assists in applying splints, immobilizes, casts, etc., as needed.
  • Assists with computer entry as needed.
  • Performs phlebotomy as directed by RN/MD.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Reports pertinent data of RN/MD in a timely manner.
  • Unit Environment:
  • Restocks/prepares patient unit cubicles.
  • Assists with general cleaning of department.
  • Orders supplies.
  • Keeps hallways clear, stores carts, equipment, etc., in appropriate storage areas.
  • Approach to Job Performance/Cooperation/Motivation.
  • Demonstrates a commitment of work collaboratively with other health care team members to facilitate and promote desired patient outcomes and to promote a unit environment which supports positive public relations.
  • Performs responsibilities in a self-directed and cooperative manner.
  • Uses time constructively and organizes assignment for maximum productivity.
  • Cooperates with peer group in varying schedule assignments on time sheet.
  • Reporting Requirements:
  • Reports immediately to nursing staff: Any changes in patient condition warranting intervention.
  • Accountable for maintaining the confidentiality and security of all patient data and information and computer password.
  • Accountable for abiding by all relevant hospital department policies and procedures including safety policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

1. Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).

2. Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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