Hospital Technician, Emergency Services - 12-Hour Night Shift (.9)

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Night - 12 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
Under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, and in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures, the Hospital Technician-Emergency Department (ED Tech) provides basic direct and indirect care as a member of the patient care team. The direct patient care activities are related to the following: measuring, recording and reporting patient information, provision of assistance with activities of daily living, and simple treatments and procedures. In addition, the ED Tech assists in maintaining the patient and unit environment in a clean, orderly condition.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Accurately observes, records and reports patient information. Legibly and accurately documents care provided.
  • Adheres to the standards of nursing care and the policies and procedures of the Hospital and Nursing Department. Carries out all responsibilities following Hospital safety guidelines for self, patient, visitors and employees.
  • Assists patients with and/or provides efficient care related to activities of daily living.
  • Completes orientation program and participates in learning activities to maintain and improve knowledge and skills.
  • Contributes in a positive manner to the unit, department and hospital goals.
  • Performs duties as assigned to facilitate a clean, safe, orderly unit and patient care environment.
  • Performs routine patient care under the direction and supervision of an RN. With Patient Care Manager approval, may perform specific skills after documented instruction.
  • Recognizes and addresses age-appropriate and cultural needs when caring for patients. Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Satisfactory completion of an Emergency Technician Training program or equivalent

Experience Qualifications
  • Six (6) months of directly related work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability and willingness to be taught/learn new skills
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Ability to be flexible in assignment and able to work different shifts if required
  • Ability to demonstrate customer service skills in interactions with all patients, families and staff, including high volume and stressful situations
  • Ability to learn and evaluate new equipment and procedures quickly
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  • Ability to problem-solve effectively using appropriate resources. Is productive in workflow, skills and organization
  • Ability to provide appropriate care based on the needs of the individual taking into consideration age, culture, and developmental issues
  • Ability to provide care as needed and as described in the department's policies and procedures
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Knowledge of basic nursing and medical terminology
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of location, operation and maintenance of common equipment and supplies located in the unit
  • Knowledge of role in emergency response
  • Knowledge of unit practices, and procedures regarding infection control and health and safety

Licenses and Certifications
  • BLS - Basic Life Support

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.