Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 6/1/2024
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.

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

Over 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.


  • 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 ED Technician is under the direction of the RN, provides physical care and environmental support for patients, in addition to maintaining, cleaning equipment and ordering supplies.


Minimum Education/Experience:â¯

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • One year related technical job experience.

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Able to communicate verbally and in writing in English language.
  • Able to complete mathematical computations required to perform responsibilities.
  • Able to analyze simple issues and solve them with direction.


  • Nursing Aide Certification preferred.

Job Responsibilities

Patient Care Needs:

- Provides and/or assists with physical care needs and environmental support needs of the

patient as appropriately delegated by the RN.

- Obtains O2 saturation via pulse oximeter.

- Has knowledge regarding use of pulse oximeter.

- Has knowledge of normal values for vital signs and O2 saturation and notifies RN of

abnormal values.

- Applies O2 therapy via nasal cannula.

- Performs initial application and re-application of telemetry monitor leads and electrodes.

- Performs 12 Lead EKG's as directed.

- Assists with comfort measures including answering lights and toileting.

- Assists with 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 basic enemas as directed.

- Performs stool guaiac and quality control measures.

- Assists with recording patient intake and output.

- Assists with urine collection and monitoring.

- Performs glucose testing and routine quality control via Accucheck system.

- Has knowledge of normal and abnormal blood glucose levels and notifies RN of abnormal


- Participates in post-mortem care.

- May provide care of patients requiring 1:1 observation.

- Assists in applying splints, immobilizes, casts, etc. as needed.

- Assists in crutch training.

- Prepares patients for examinations as requested by RN/MD.

- Transports patients, equipment and supplies intra-departmentally.

- Assists with computer entry as needed.

- Performs phlebotomy as directed by RN/MD.

- Documents all activities performed on ED Flowsheet.

- Maintains confidentiality and semblance of medical record.

- Reports pertinent data to RN/MD in a timely manner.

Unit Environment:

- Does department ordering and stocking.

- Checks equipment and supplies to assure departments readiness.

- Restocks/prepares patient unit cubicles.

- Reports/follow-up on damaged or lost equipment/supplies.

- Assists with general cleaning of department.

- Keeps hallways clear, stores carts, equipment, etc. in appropriate storage areas.

  • Approach to Job Performance/Cooperation/Motivation.
  • The ED Technician demonstrates a commitment to 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.
  • Meets the demands and functions during stress and emergencies in a positive manner.
  • Takes responsibility and is accountable for his/her actions or in-actions and standard of practice.
  • Requests and accepts constructive criticism.
  • Develops a rapport with peers and co-workers that is conducive to patient care.
  • Works in a team approach to accomplish unit goals.
  • Maintains an acceptable attitude.
  • Manages conflict and frustration in a positive and constructive manner.

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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