HCA, Hospital Corporation of America ER Technician II - PRN in Austin, Texas

Position Summary The Emergency Department Technician II assists the professional nursing staff, emergency room physicians, and private specialty physicians with patient care and special emergency room procedures.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Emergency Medical Technician Certification. Preferred: Certification as Nurses's Aid.


Required: One year experience in critical care or emergency department.


*Required:* Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification. Current Emergency Medical Technician certification.

Preferred: Current Advanced Life Support certification.

*Knowledge and Skills

Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes independent decisions of a complex nature. Performs duties, and follows direction as given by physicians and registered nurses. Interfaces with physicians, patients, patient families, staff and ancillary/support department representatives. Written and verbal communication skills adequate for performance and training. Maintains knowledge and skills necessary to operate emergency equipment and perform ED technician functions. Has access to and maintains confidentiality of patient information and medical records.Coordinates answering of telephones and operating the computer. Provides direct patient care to clients ranging in age from infant to geriatric. May be required to work undesirable shifts: nights, weekends and holidays.

Title: ER Technician II - PRN

Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06676-47369