Emergency Department Technician

Cleveland Clinic

Stow, OH

Job posting number: #7147371 (Ref:ccf18471677)

Posted: May 25, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation, according to the U.S. News and World Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

Under the direct supervision of the Director, the Emergency Department Technician at Akron General's Stow location, is responsible for performing various duties assisting in the care of adult, geriatric, adolescent and newborn patients as assigned by the registered nurse including the care of complex patients.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.
  • Prepares patient rooms and patient beds for receiving incoming Emergency Room patients. Greets patients and prepares patient for exam.
  • As directed, takes and records temperature, pulse, pulse oximetry, respirations, weight, height, EKGs, completes catheterizations, enemas, first aid dressings and orthopedic splints under the direction of the physician.
  • Answers telephone and places calls to physician offices. Scans charts, uses fax for appropriate transfer of information, enters patient charges and participates in nursing reports by receiving and contributing to status report of patients.
  • Maintains accurate and timely registration with minimal error rate. Accurately uses insurance verification systems to ensure insurance companies are properly and fully billed for services rendered. Accurately uses and enters correct patient information in
  • Assists in emergency situations with EKG, oxygen set-up, CPR and monitor, summons ambulance and paramedics with associated paperwork.
  • Collects, records, properly labels and transports specimens to lab with associated paperwork.
  • Assists in keeping patient rooms in order, reporting equipment that is out of order, cleaning equipment and mandatory inventory and distributing unit linen and supplies.
  • As directed, sets up and assists the physician with certain procedures, i.e. pelvic exams, suturing, set up of suture tray according to sterile technique.
  • Reports to appropriate nursing personnel pertinent information including any changes observed in condition or behavior of patient.
  • Documents per policy, care provided to patients in an accurate, legible, and timely manner.
  • Adapts to change in workload and recognizes and responds to priorities in patient care.
  • Assists in orientation of ED technicians and other personnel.
  • Assists RN and accepts patient care assignments to the ED Observation Unit for the delivery of safe patient care according to established protocols as assigned.
  • Follows system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure. Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Other duties as assigned

  • High school graduate or the equivalent with related experience and/or training in Medical Assisting STNA and/or Emergency Medical Technician.

  • Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS).

Complexity of Work:
  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
  • Broad knowledge of medical terminology.

Work Experience:
  • Previous experience as a Medical Assistant or EMT preferred. Previous experience with personal computer office equipment and clerical duties required. One to two years experience in related jobs in a hospital or health care facility.

Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:
  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7147371 (Ref:ccf18471677)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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