Northwell Health Emergency Room Technician - NIGHTS in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 001N4Z

Job Category Nursing Support

Job Description

Assists the nursing staff in the performance of technical / laboratory duties exclusively in the Emergency Department.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists nursing staff in the preparation and treatment of patients in the Emergency Department.

  • Assists Emergency Department staff and triage nurse with various procedures including bleeding control, orthopedics (i.e. crutch set and splinting), suturing, CPR and supplemental oxygen administration (as trained).

  • Assists with various laboratory functions including transporting patients and specimens to appropriate areas and utilizing and maintaining the ABG/ Glucose analyzer (as trained).

  • Transports telemetry patients to inpatient units.

  • Assists Inventory Clerks and Transporters in checking, ordering and/or stocking supplies, testing equipment as well as cleansing and processing used equipment for Central Sterile department.

  • Documents all procedures performed in the medical record and signs/titles appropriately ensuring all charts are countersigned by a Registered Nurse.

  • Performs related duties, as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Current NYS EMT certification, required. BLS/ACLS required upon completion of orientation.

  • Minimum of one (1) year full time related experience in a pre-hospital or hospital, preferred.