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Allina Health System Emergency Department Medical Technician Senior in Fridley, Minnesota

Date Posted: September 24, 2021 Department: 38026500 Unity Emergency Services Shift: Permanent Nights (United States of America) Hours Per Week: 30 Union Contract: Non-Union Weekend Rotation: Every 3rd Job Summary: Within scope of medical certification, independently provides patient care. This includes, but not limited to phlebotomy, EKG, wound preparation, applying splints, obtaining specimen and educating on and fitting durable medical equipment. Provides care to patients under the direction of RN which may include assisting patients with wound dressings, oxygen application, assisting with procedures, irrigations, restraining application, pressure dressing, transferring fall risk patients and placement and removal of backboard and c-collar. Participates in quality improvement activities. Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Within scope of position, independently performs patient care. This may include, but not limited to equipment set up and maintenance, phlebotomy, EKG, wound preparation, blood glucose monitoring, CPR, visual acuity exam, applying splints, obtaining specimen, education of durable medical equipment and fitting. Under the direction of the RN, provides patient care to include wound dressings, oxygen application, assisting with procedures, irrigations, restraining application, pressure dressing, transferring fall risk patients and placement and removal of backboard and c-collar. Plans and organizes for procedures. Facilitates admissions, transfers and discharges. May handle medication for procedural set up, stocking and transport. Contributes to an environment that is safe for patients, visitors and employees. Participates in quality improvement activities. Uses equipment following policies, procedure and manufacturer directions or standards. Reports hazards and/or potential hazards. Supports administrative work and training. Orders and maintains supplies and equipment. May process physician orders. May provide clerical support for the department. May serve as a preceptor. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements High School or GED Less than 2 years experience as an Emergency Medical Technician or Nursing Assistant in acute care, Health Unit Coordinator required Less than 2 years experience in basic arrhythmia and EKG interpretation preferred Licensed Emergecy Medical Tech (EMT) - MN Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board required prior to 6/10/2017 or Licensed Emergecy Medical Tech (EMT) - MN Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board required OR Certification from National Registry Emergency Medical Tech Board (NREMT) OR Certification from Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) required for new hires after 6/10/2017 and BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required American Heart Association or Allina Leadership Capabilities See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission. I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success. I help my team connect to the broader mission I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves. I role-model self-care and ongoing development I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning I candidly advocate for the resources I need I support

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