Samaritan Health Services ER Tech III in Albany, Oregon

Samaritan Albany General Hospital * AGH Emergency

Albany, OR

Nursing/ Patient Care

Casual, Varies,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Performs tasks assigned by the ED Manager and designee including data collection and initiation of emergency stabilization procedures and other tasks as outlined in the ED Technician III Competency.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • The Emergency Department provides care for patients with a wide variety of needs from non-critical to emergent medical conditions including emergent and urgent mental health care. All patients are welcome whether walking in or arriving by emergency transport. All Emergency Department staff are certified to care for critical cardiac and trauma patients including children.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Current unencumbered Oregon EMT-P certification required for skills verification.

  • Healthcare Provider BLS required.

  • Experience or training in computer applications required.

  • Required within six (6) months of hire:

  • ACLS.

  • PALS/ENPC/EPC.

  • One (1) year recent experience preferred. Previous ED experience preferred.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.

  • Social Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.

  • Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues.

  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent medical situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others to offer best possible care to patients.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

CLIMB - LADDER

LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

SQUATStatic (hold >30 sec)

SIT

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

WALK - INCLINE

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

SQUATRepetitive

BEND FORWARDat waist

ROTATE TRUNKStanding

PUSH(20-40 pounds force)

PUSH(40-60 pounds force)

PULL(20-40 pounds force)

PULL(40 - 60 pounds force)

STAND

ROTATE TRUNKSitting

REACH -Forward

REACH- Upward

MANUAL DEXTERITYHands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCHFingers

GRASPHand/Fist

LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

Posted: 01/07/2019

Req #: 43373

Start Time: Varies

Weekend Required: Occasional

Overtime Rule: 12+36

End Time: Varies

Salary Range: $18.87 - $27.71