Observation Technician

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark
Banner Position Number
H96268
ID
2022-11443
Category
Technician/Technologist
Type
Regular Full-Time
Salary Range
TT1800: Probationary Rate - $22.66 Job Rate $23.16 Two (2) Year Rate - $23.85

Responsibilities

The primary purpose of the Observation Unit Technician position is to provide direct patient care. Performs in a technical capacity to provide 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 registered nurse. Exercises competency in all procedures within the scope of practice.

Qualifications

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. Certification in phlebotomy required, or successful completion of a Medical Assisting program which includes phlebotomy training 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.

 

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