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Emergency Department (ED) Technician, casual

Emergency Department (ED) Technician, casual
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Whitehall, WI 54773

Posted 3 weeks ago
Part time

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Earn extra money while gaining experience in the Emergency Room. Casual position means flexible hours that can work around your full-time job.

EMT and BLS (CPR) required.

Job Description:

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) functions as a collaborative team member under the supervision of the RN in performing delegated medical and nursing functions. The EMT assists in the treatment and care of all patients of all ages in accordance with established policies, protocols, and standards to provide quality care in Emergency Services.

Major Responsibilities:
1.    Assists and collaborates with the RN and other members of the healthcare team on delivering patient care in an emergency setting.
2.    Demonstrates effective communication skills with the healthcare team members and provides accurate, concise documentation.
3.    Demonstrates knowledge and use of monitor/defibrillators including performing defibrillation, pacing, and cardioversion.  Provide monitoring, defibrillating and other skilled measures as indicated.
4.    Works as member of trauma team in Emergency Department, performing technical skills in care and treatment of patients with multiple injuries.
5.    Creates and maintains sterile field and assists providers with sterile procedures.
6.    Provides specialty care services including but not limited to EKG's and blood glucose testing 
7.    Achieve and maintain competency on EMT checklist in addition to maintaining department readiness to ensure availability of supplies.
8.    Works with EMT students and new orientees to supervise their educational experience and delivery of optimal patient care.
9.    Without supervision initiates peripheral lines on appropriate patients, including but not limited to site selection, catheter selection, establishment and maintenance of appropriate flow rate.
10.    Assists in other departments as needed, such as Hospital, Surgery and Care Center.
11.    Provide discharge instructions for case/splint care and maintenance, Foley care and maintenance, and provide crutch/cane/walker training.
12.    Provides direction to ensure accurate ordering of supplies and equipment.
13.    Demonstrates role accountability by adhering to Gundersen Tri-County mission statements, policies, and confidentiality statements.
14.    Provides daily checks and maintains logs of emergency medical equipment and supplies.

Education and Learning:


High School Diploma or equivalency 

Work Experience:


No Experience Required

EMT or AEMT experience preferred

License and Certifications:


  • National Registry Emergency Medical – Basic
  • National Registry Advanced Emergency Medical Technician OR Advanced Emergency Medical Technician - WI (AEMT) within one year of hire.
  • Current Infant-Adult Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (with hands on learning) from one of the following programs; American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

Age Specific Population Served:
Infant (less than 1 year)
Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category
Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials. 

Subject to hazards
Exposed to infectious diseases

Sitting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) 
Walking/Standing    Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Stooping/Bending    Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Squatting    Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)     
Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Climbing Stairs Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)     
Reaching - Shoulder Level Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)     
Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)     
Reaching - Above Shoulder Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)    Balance – Right or Left Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)     
Lifting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 75-100

Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 75-100

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact the recruiter listed below:

Primary Recruiter:

Becki Murphy

Recruiter Email Address:

[email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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