CHI Mercy Medical

Emergency Room Technician- Children's Emergency Department

  • Des Moines, IA

30+ Days ago



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CHI Mercy Medical

Emergency Room Technician- Children's Emergency Department

LocationDes Moines, IA

1 day ago

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Triage Nursing in meeting the needs of individuals in the waiting area, with vitals, rooming patients, and helping get patients out of car.
  • Completes daily stocking in assigned team.
  • Assists RN with arrival of EMS patients.
  • Transports patients to other departments within the hospital (CT, Surgery, and to admitted floor).
  • Cleans room (changes linens on carts, disposes of used equipment and disposable items, and wipes down counters and sinks when necessary) in preparation for the next patient.
  • Rounding hourly on patients and meeting their needs or communicating them to the RN.
  • Performs or assists patients with personal hygiene such as oral care, dressing/undressing and elimination needs.
  • Collects and accurately labels various specimens, including urine and venous blood specimens.
  • Performs tasks including positioning and maintaining patient in correct and safe alignment; measuring and recording temperature, pulse rate, respiratory rate and blood pressure; measuring and recording height and weight as directed.
  • Assists with post-mortem care as directed by the clinical staff.
  • Performs or assists with CPR.
  • Communicates changes/information regarding patient's physical/mental condition to the RN.
  • Performs and transmits 12-Lead EKG.
  • Performs urethral catheterization (intermittent and indwelling).
  • Answers incoming phone calls and places calls to ancillary departments and physicians.
  • Completes physicians order for inpatient bed in TeleTracking system.
  • Orders transport for patients in the TeleTracking system.
  • Prepares charts for scanning and log them into Lynx.


  • High school diploma preferred or high school equivalency.
  • Experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, a Phlebotomist, or certified in Iowa as an EMT-B or Paramedic.
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

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