Catholic Health Initiatives ER Tech in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

ER Tech


Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington KY

Emergency Room Technician

Full Time


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.



High school diploma or GED. Effective

September 1, 2017, current BLS through the American Heart Association,

or a previously approved provider, will be required before employment. 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


Physical Requirements and 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.

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule 7a

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0176977

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.