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 or GED equivalent certification program required. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position. Completion of an accredited medical assistant program or its equivalent or patient care technician program. Program must include phlebotomy training. One (1) year of acute care experience is preferred. CPR required. EKG certification is preferred, and candidates without EKG must successfully complete training during new hire orientation at UH. Demonstrated proficiency in taking temperatures, pulses, blood pressures, and other simple procedures where indicated.
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.