Catholic Health Initiatives EMERGENCY ROOM TECHNICIAN Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time, Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

EMERGENCY ROOM TECHNICIAN Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time, Nights


Position Summary: Provides patient care under the supervision of licensed staff, Charge Nurse, Unit Director, and Director of Nursing.

Working Relationships: Technicians are responsible to the RN. Daily contact with patients, students, medical staff, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, US, EMS, etc.


Requirements: High school

diploma or GED. Previous experience in the medical field such as EMT or NA preferred. Professional credentialing

including BLS.

Adequate conversational

English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from

management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with

patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines,

and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.

Physical Requirementsand Environmental Conditions: Must be able to lift 50 lbs. frequently. Must occasionally,

push or pull up to 350 lbs. using a force of 58 lbs., frequently sit, walk, and

carry 10 lbs. up to 200 feet. Frequently standing and be able to perform fine

and gross motor skills. Occasionally, crouching, squatting and kneeling.

Physical coordinator, mobility, verbal articulation, vision, and learning must

be easily performed. May be exposed to blood, body tissues and fluids

regularly, as well as other hazardous waste materials. Must be able to tolerate

environmental temperature fluctuations. May be exposed to radiation, toxins,

dust, cytotoxins, and/or poisonous substances. May be exposed, periodically, to

physical injury, burns, noise, and some electrical hazards. Must also be able

to walk, stand extensively, bend, stoop, squat, visually discriminate close

objects, hear and distinguish normal sounds.


  • Demonstrates a commitment toservice, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conductand demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibitsCatholic Health Initiatives core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honestyand sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others intheir sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members ofthe human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue;continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protectssensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational anddepartment specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively andsupports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic HealthInitiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job Nursing Support


Daily Schedule 7P

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0120194