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Emergency Room Technician I SEIU - Full Time Days/Evenings

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Job Title Emergency Room Technician I SEIU - Full Time Days/Evenings Location Wilkes-Barre, PA Job Category Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing Support Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department GWV/GSWB Emergency Medicine & Observation Unit Nursing Division Date posted 07/19/2024 Job ID R-62554

Job Summary

Geisinger is proud to offer an Emergency Room Technician I a $1500 sign on bonus for eligible candidates, $15.25 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals and up to $3 shift differentials for evening, nights, and weekend shifts! Also offering up to $40,000 in financial support to become a nurse!

Job Duties

Performs basic patient care under supervision of the Registered Nurse and maintains the patient care and unit environment consistent with the policies, procedures and practices. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area. Promotes a caring and healing environment for patient-centered care.

  • Triages patient care by identifying, observing and documenting the physical needs of the patient and families.
  • Reports changes in patient condition to Registered Nurse.
  • Assists patient care staff by performing the following procedures: wound care, splinting, and EKG’s.
  • Provides patient care that may relate to rehabilitation to carry out multidisciplinary care plan for each patient.
  • Provides unit desk clerk functions when needed.
  • Obtains and maintains the integrity of specimens in accordance with policy and procedure, according to physician order.
  • Uses two patient identifiers with proper labeling.
  • Blood glucose monitoring.
  • Urine and stoolSputumiStat testing Assist with transporting patients into and out of the department to other areas of the hospital for tests.
  • Will transport medications to and from pharmacy and within the unit along with transporting blood products to and from Blood Bank.
  • Assists patients with daily activities including undressing and dressing as well as lifting and positioning them to complete certain procedures.
  • Staff have access to non-controlled medications storage and supply areas and can transport non-controlled medications as necessary to meet the needs of the clinic and unit.
  • Coordinate relations between care providers, patients, and visitors.
  • Promotes a caring and healing environment for patient-centered care.


Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Benefits of working at Geisinger:

  • Full benefits (health, dental and vision) starting on day one
  • Three medical plan choices, including an expanded network for out-of-area employees and dependents
  • Pre-tax savings plans with healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA) and a health savings account (HSA)
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plan that allows you to accrue time quickly
  • Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year
  • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health while earning a financial incentive
  • Family-friendly support including adoption and fertility assistance, parental leave pay, military leave pay and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare, eldercare, & pet care; Access free legal guidance, mental health visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more
  • Voluntary benefits including accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity insurance, identity theft protection, universal life and pet and legal insurance
  • Shared governance structure that empowers our nursing support staff
  • On the job training and education
  • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders
  • Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups            
  • Employee referral incentive program
  • Geisinger values and prioritizes the safety and security of our staff by investing in a Strongline Alert Notification system worn by our staff, robust camera surveillance system, metal detectors at certain locations and security guards/K9 program on campus.

Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Nikki Kaleta, nkaleta@geisinger.edu

Position Details

  • Full Time, Days/Evenings Role (36 Hours/weekly)

  • 3 - 12 hour shifts 7am - 7:30pm

  • Every other weekend and holiday rotation required

Education

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body

Skills

Organizing; Teamwork; Preceptor Skills; Communication

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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