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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Emergency Medical Technician in Atlanta, Georgia


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6:00aam - 5:00pm/ Full Time/ 40 Hours

Salary range -$16.25-$26.00/hr.

We're seeking a Emergency Medical Technician for Emory University Hospital, responsible for being a capable certified technician who cares about the quality of their work an ensuring the safety for all patients.

This individual will:

  • Under the supervision and direction of the Physician and Registered Nurse, provides direct patient care necessary for efficient functioning of the nursing unit.

  • Assists by performing vital signs, collecting data, performing procedures, transporting non monitored and stable monitored patients, monitoring central monitors in the ED with recognition and documentation of rhythm, stocking supplies, and other specialized tasks such as phlebotomy, EKG, INT, Accudata, splinting, etc.

  • Assists with nutritional and dietary needs of patients;

  • Performs phlebotomy and labels blood tubes correctly; Applies simple splints, dressings, and slings for uncomplicated injuries; Reports significant changes to the RN; Receives and issues change of shift report;

  • Assists with admissions, transfers, discharges, and expirations; Performs EKG promptly and accurately;

  • Transports non monitored patients to diagnostic testing areas and inpatient room; Transports stable monitored patients to diagnostic testing areas and inpatient telemetry and critical care rooms.

  • Responds to call lights and patient request promptly. Accurately, promptly and efficiently records vital signs and patient interventions.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful completion of an Emergency Medical Technician Course preferred.

  • Successful annual completion of hospital administered EKG test.

  • One year clinical related experience preferred (i.e., nursing assistant, medical technician, PCT).

  • EMT experience preferred.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association is required.

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs., 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs., 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs., 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs. max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs.; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Cardiac Observation 4C

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 123141

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 6a-5p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $16.25/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $21.12/Hr.

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.