The primary purpose of the Emergency Department Technician position is to provide direct patient care, performs simple nursing procedures, performs in a technical capacity providing support to the professional staff in the evaluation and treatment of patients, and contributes to the overall orderliness and cleanliness of the unit under the direction and supervision of a Staff Nurse. Exercises competency in all procedures within the scope of practice, as appropriate to all ages of patients served from neonatal to the end of life.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position required. Successful completion of a Phlebotomy Technician Program or Medical Assistant Program required. EKG certification preferred, and candidates without EKG must successfully complete training during new hire orientation at UH. One (1) year of acute care experience is preferred. BLS (CPR) required. Must have demonstrated proficiency in taking temperatures, pulses, blood pressures, and other simple procedures as indicated. Possesses ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment.
University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org/hrweb.