Emergency Room Technician - Rex Emergency Department
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Description This position qualifies for our Nursing Support
Incentive Program. The Nursing Support Incentive Program includes
$5,000 paid over a three (3) year commitment. Learn more about the
program here: Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.UNC REX Emergency
Department includes 40 beds and a dedicated 8 bed behavioral health
zone with private rooms. We have 2 major resuscitation rooms,
triage rooms for initial assessment, in department radiology suite
and a decontamination room. Our ED team cares for patients in all
life threatening situations, less-critical injuries requiring minor
treatment, acute and behavioral health diagnoses. Patients with h
eart conditions receive excellent care in the REX ED Chest Pain
Center, home of the Triangle's first accredited chest pain center.
Stroke care is provided to patients by our Joint Commission
certified Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center. The REX ED
Leadership team is focused on team work and positive co-worker
recognition for staff in our fast-paced work environment.
Summary:Assists with patient care, patient safety, and responds to
patient needs in the Emergency Room.
1. Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse,
respiration rates every 2 hours or as directed.
2. Records intake and outputs as directed.
3. Performs urinary catherization or in and out foley procedure and
4. Sets up area for sterile procedure and documents
5. Performs minor orthopedic splinting under the direction of the
6. Documents any skin breakdowns noted and notifies RN.
7. Removes any IV catheter and documents accordingly.
8. Transcribes, documents, and transmits physician orders and any
other pertinent information.
9. Able to work in all three areas of department - triage, minor
treatment and acute. Follows guidelines per departmental policy in
each of these areas.
Other Information Other information:
High School Diploma or GED.
Requires certification as a Nursing Assistant I or Emergency
Medical Technician (EMT). BCLS certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
Three to six months related experience and/or training; or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as
safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure
manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or
employees of organization. Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and
subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and
100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American
money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Reasoning
Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability
to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in
Job Details Legal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: UNC REX Healthcare
Organization Unit: Rex Emergency Department Work Type: Full
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: Night JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:RaleighExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Raleigh , Emergency Room Technician - Rex Emergency Department, Professions , Raleigh, North Carolina
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