Job ID: R025613
Primary Location: Brainerd, Minnesota
St Josephs Medical Center
12500 Emergency Services Tech
The values, and mission of Essentia Health guide them to be the company so many want to stay with. As an employee here at Essentia Health you can make the difference you were called to make. Responsible for providing direct care to patients and serving the needs of patients in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort, under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, Nurse Manager, Assistant Head Nurse, and/or Department Director to contribute to meeting the mission and goals of Essentia Health. Duties will include but are not limited to: CPR, wound care including irrigation and dressing, splinting and immobilization of bone injuries, suctioning of patients, performing EKG’s, POC testing, obtaining non-invasive specimen swabs such as throat cultures, crutch fitting, ambulation education, suture removal, transporting of patients between departments, providing personal hygiene care, assisting with nutritional needs, providing comfort care and other assistance, appropriately and safely transferring patients, taking vital signs and completing record keeping, recognizing and promptly reporting changes in patient condition to the RN, and maintaining a safe, clean environment for patients to promote the healing process.
Central Market :
Completion of EMT or, NAR or, LPN or, Medical Assistant program or BSN student who has completed at least 3 years of schooling,
or must be licensed in respective area (EMT, NAR, LPN, CMA) upon initial hire
or currently employed in the SJMC Emergency Department as an Emergency Room Tech.
Completes de-escalation training within 5 months of hire if no previous de-escalation training or has not had a de-escalation training/refresher within past 3 calendar years.
All Markets: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification (Must obtain within 1 month of hire)
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota.
Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 13,500 employees, including more than 2,100 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.
Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Joy, Justice, Stewardship and Teamwork. The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 14 hospitals, 70 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.
Essentia Health is accredited as a level 3 Accountable Care Organization, the highest level of certification possible, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.
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