Emergency Room Technician
Performed assigned procedures including, but not limited to: electrocardiogram testing; phlebotomy; wound cleansing; initial, repeat and orthostatic vital sign measurements; application of monitor leads, specimen collection, suture removal, and transports stable telemetry or non-monitored patients to nursing units
- Performed blood glucose testing; saline and ultrasound saline lock insertion; IV discontinuation; bladder catheterization.
- Prepared patient and assisted with patient exam and minor surgical or health procedures within scope of training such as, but not limited to: lumbar punctures; sterile instrument and field preparation, suturing lacerations, chest tube insertion, closed fracture reduction, gastric lavage, pelvic examinations, restraint application, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
- Applied orthopedic devices, both pre-manufactured and plaster splints.Performed specimen collection, ensuring accuracy in identification and integrity by using appropriate techniques for all age criteria as required by Lab.
- Performed point of care testing for blood glucose, hemoccult and gastroccult or other tests, and performed quality control checks on point of care equipment as required.