Kaiser Permanente Emergency Dept Technician II (TEMPORARY - CA-CPT REQUIRED) in California

Under direct supervision of the physician and/or designee, assists in examination and treatment of patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs within the scope/training of EDT & State/ Federal regulations including EMTALA, HIPAA risk management & other applicable regulations.

    • Provision of competent patient care for all ages, acuities & conditions in the population, including ensuring age-specific care & responding to cultural needs of patients & families.

    • Communicates clearly & w/courtesy w/all members of healthcare team, following lines of authority, as appropriate.

    • Completes duties with regard to safety practices & policies, including infection control, workplace safety & management of aggressive behaviors.

    • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers & telecommunications in documentation, tracking & conveying information.

    • Establishes priorities based on patient needs & available unit resources of time, personnel, equipment & supplies.

    • Documents patient care & unit activities in a timely, accurate & concise manner.

    • Demonstrates an awareness of sensitivity to staff/patient/family rights, cultural & ethical beliefs.

    • Participates in ED staff meetings, in-services & performance improvement activities.

    • Establishes effective working relationships w/members of the health care team, patients & families.

    • Acknowledges staff rights & cultural & ethical beliefs.

    • Requires dependable attendance, flexibility to scheduled shifts & staff development.

    • Demonstrates flexibility in the resolution of staffing issues.

    • Assists w/rooming & undressing patients at the direction of the RN & ensures patient belonging are collected, bagged & tagged.

    • Obtains, records & reports vital signs, EKG, heights, weights & inputs/outputs of patients as directed.

    • Assists physicians & nurses w/various procedures, including positioning & set up of draping, prepping, monitoring devices, prepares patient for suturing, performs wound cleaning, dressings, orthopedic devices, splints & crutch fitting.

    • Assists patients to/from bathroom, in general ambulation, & transports as needed.

    • Assists health care team in emergency situations including resuscitation.

    • Assists w/discharge process under direction of physician or nurse.

    • Cleans ED gurneys & equipment for efficient provision of care, including instruments per facility infection control policy.

    • Provides post-mortem care.

    • Prepares requisitions for lab, imaging reports & medical records.

    • Conducts pharmacy, lab, nutrition & imaging pick-ups/deliveries, including specimen transport as needed.

    • Inventories, orders, unpacks & distributes supplies, forms & linens.

    • Responsible for cleanliness, stocking & organization of patient care areas, utility & storage rooms.

    • Responsible for the quality control checks of urine dipsticks.

    • Carries out basic clerical duties of the Unit Assistant/Receptionist to include proper cash handling, customer service, greeting/identifying patients & filling out paperwork, including after-hour admission.

    • Must be able to perform proper body mechanics/lift techniques when transporting patients to the floor/another department.

    • The EDTII classification shall apply only to those EDT who are qualified and assigned to perform casting and/or Ortho Tech I duties as discussed in Appendix E of the Master agreement (p.312).

    • This assignment may also include, but is not limited to, phlebotomy & EKG.

    • Perform other related duties as necessary.

    • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    • Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Six (6) months of related experience as an Emergency Medical Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant, or Medical Assistant with certification as specified by the Medical Board of California, or equivalent (e.g., military experience) or, completion of an ED or UCC externship in an unlicensed assistive personnel externship or, completion of first semester of clinical course work in a nursing program.

  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • CA Limited Phlebotomy Certification (LPT) or Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT), if job requires skin puncture for lab testing purposes and Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT), if job requires blood draw for lab testing purposes.

  • BLS required.

  • Demonstrated ability to use personal computer.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service orientation (members, staff, providers).

  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills (in English)

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Emergency Dept Technician II (TEMPORARY - CA-CPT REQUIRED)

LOCATION: , California

REQNUMBER: 736384

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.