Emergency Care Tech - ED Observation Unit- Part Time
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR63218
ChristianaCare was named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report and named one of the top Best Large Healthcare Employers by Forbes. The Emergency Care Tech position is with our Emergency Department Observation unit.
Are you a patient care tech looking to move to the next level?
We offer a generous benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Eye Care, effective Day One. Generous paid time Off, competitive pay with shift differentials, 403b with defined contribution and more!
Work within our Emergency Department!
Under nursing, the primary function is to perform hygiene/comfort measures and selected nursing and phlebotomy procedures for patients under the supervision and direction of the professional nurse. Acquiring vital signs and performing EKG's are also required. We seek someone who can demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult & geriatric patients. Should demonstrate the ability to obtain information and identify patient needs and provide care as needed.
Performs assigned nursing procedures that pertain to the comfort and well-being of patients.
Responds to patient crisis situations and initiates interventions within the scope of responsibilities and notifies RN.
Performs venipuncture and finger sticks on patients, following all standard laboratory safety policies.
Performs essential unit specific tasks under the direction of RN, e.g. EKGs, height and weight measurements.
Reviews orders placed for patient testing and sends lab specimens using PowerChart system.
Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)
High school graduate or equivalent.
Previous work experience or completion of Patient Care Technician and/or Phlebotomist programs.
Hours: This position is for 48hours per pay. Schedule will include 7 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. There are weekend and holiday requirements per department and hospital practice.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.