The Emergency Department at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is looking for a Per Diem Emergency Department Technician for the day shift to join their team. The emergency department technician is an integral member of the health care team who delivers quality care through collaboration and communication with team members. They work under the direct supervision of the registered nurse to support and assist the nurse in the delivery of quality care to patients and families. Some of the major responsibilities will include collection and reporting of patient data, incorporating organizational competencies of superior quality care and assuming responsibility and accountability for their role performance outcomes while supporting UPHS’s Standards of Excellence.
Must be a graduate of a certified nursing assistant or emergency medical technician program or in lieu of certification, must be a nursing student matriculated in an accredited BSN nursing program having minimally completed the nursing foundations/fundamentals clinical course with a 3.0 GPA overall and in the nursing major and continue to maintain a 3.0 GPA in all nursing major subjects. In order for nursing students to maintain their position as a CNA or an EMT, they must continue in a matriculated BSN program and present evidence with an official transcript documenting a 3.0 GPA overall and in the nursing major each semester.
Penn Presbyterian's ED specializes in the immediate recognition, evaluation and treatment of unexpected illnesses or injuries. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the ED is equipped and ready to provide patients with excellent emergency care for all medical and surgical problems. ED nurses work with health care professionals in the surrounding community and from around the world to establish long-term, collaborative relationships. PPMC's ED nurses are committed to being reliable and trustworthy resources for helping provide the most advanced treatment options to meet the needs of patients. They strive to maintain open lines of communication with physicians and their patients to ensure that each patient's care is as seamless as possible. Penn Presbyterian’s ED has undergone a complete renovation to better serve its patients and the community. Some of the modifications include: Enlarged patient waiting and registration areas, all private single patient exam rooms, new staff and public entrances on Powelton Avenue, two new resuscitation rooms, a state of the art patient care room dedicated to eye emergencies, a medical imaging suite, an expanded and fully computerized nursing station, computerized charting systems, wireless bedside registration capability, the addition of the trauma service line, and a redesigned front end to expedite patient flow.
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