As a member of the ED team, the ETT provides technical skills and communicates effectively with supervisors, other ED staff, physicians, and ancillary staff.
The demands on this position are very dynamic due to rapid changes in medical procedures, technical knowledge, instrumentation, equipment, and policies and procedures.
This position ensures that equipment is working properly before ED procedures, cares for equipment after procedure, and is responsible for reporting equipment that is not working properly or is broken.
Other related duties and flexible hours may be requested. This position has the freedom to rotate work areas and duties as needed and/or directed.
The EDT must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, motor/sensor, psychosocial, and safety appropriate to the neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric and trauma patient population served and meet standards of quality as measured by the unit/department age specific competency standards.
Requires completion of a medical terminology course, or a passing grade on a medical terminology test.
Requires completion certificate of the Renown EKG interpretation class. Applicants with EKG experience may substitute a passing Renown EKG interpretation class final exam grade for the interpretation class.
Requires the ability to perform a 12 lead EKG.
Must have successfully passed the unit clerk skills checklist, the tech. skills checklist and the orderly skills checklist during orientation and annually maintain competency as verified through completion of Competency Day in the Emergency Department.
Must be pre-cepted on two trauma greens and two trauma blues. Must successfully complete trauma technician skills checklist, which includes but is not limited to: trauma documentation, maintaining cervical spinal immobilization, assisting in various trauma related procedures, appropriate chain of custody for gunshot or stab wound patients, and designation of appropriate trauma staff.
Demonstrates knowledge of Stroke protocol and S.T. elevation myocardial infarction protocol (STEMI), including assisting with getting patients prepared for cardiac catheterization.
This position does provide patient care. The Emergency Trauma Technician performs phlebotomy and peripheral venous access. ( Except 200323)