Emergency Department Technician I, Emergency Room, St Joseph Hospital, Chicago

Chicago Illinois
Jun 14, 2018
Jun 27, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

Requisition ID: 51322

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL  60657 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 12
Standard Hours: 36
Employment Status: Full-time  
Employment Type: Regular  
Shift: Night


This is a Nights shift position 7pm to 7am



The Emergency Department Technician I under the direction and supervision of a registered professional nurse (RN) carries out all assignments in the provision of patient care, as delegated by the registered nurse.


  • Provides direct patient care, as directed by RN, such as perform point of care testing, check vital signs and measurements, and collection of urine and stool specimens. Cleans wounds and assists with minor wound care procedures under the direction of a physician or RN.  Applies dressings, splints, and post molds.

  • Places patients on electrocardiogram (EKG) monitor and performs 12 lead EKG's. Performs venipuncture for the purpose of obtaining blood specimens.

  • Assists RN in completing therapeutic treatments and communicates patient's response to treatment.

  • Surveys for significant findings regarding patient safety, personal needs and changes in patient's condition, reporting findings to RN. Identifies patient/family education needs and reports them to the RN.

  • Promotes and maintains an atmosphere for patient comfort. Keeps patient's room clean and orderly. Assists patients with bedpans and urinals. Assists in cleaning and preparing rooms after a patient has been dispositioned, removing and disposing of used supplies, specimens.

  • Transports patients to various services within the hospital (x-ray, CT scan, etc.) and to other unit if patient is an admit.

  • Assists in stocking unit, maintaining equipment and ordering supplies. Assists pre-hospital providers with the replenishment of supplies.

  • Participates in Emergency Preparedness requirements and responses. Maintains HazMat competency. Adheres to appropriate infection control standards.

  • Answers all phone calls promptly, courteously and efficiently in accordance with policy.



    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.




    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    Education and/or Experience                                                              

    High School diploma or equivalent with one year related experience or Completion of/current enrollment in Certified Nursing Assistant program required. Minimum one year of work experience in a health care environment required.

    Computer Skills                                                          

    Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR certification required. Certified Nursing Assistant in Illinois (CNA), EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate, EMT-Paramedic preferred.


    Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago


    EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability