Emergency Department Technician - McHenry, Casual Varied

Emergency Department Technician - McHenry, Casual Varied

13 Jul 2020

Emergency Department Technician - McHenry, Casual Varied

Job Description


Emergency Department Technicianposition reflects the mission, vision, and values of Northwestern Medicine, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Emergency Department Technician NWR provides patient care within a defined scope of practice that includes patient care, monitoring and observation, specified treatments and procedures; provision of environmental and personal safety and effective communication.


  • This position demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to assess patients in all age groups; demonstrates ability to provide patient care based on each patient’s age appropriate needs.
  • Identifies, reports, provides care and documents patient problems in collaboration with the physicians, nurses, and the technical staff.
  • This position demonstrates effective communication skills with patients, their families, physicians, and other healthcare team members.
  • This position demonstrates the ability to transport patients safely, utilizing transport devices appropriately.
  • This position assists the Emergency physicians, nurses, and technical staff in providing appropriate patient education both including the use of appropriate educational materials.
  • This position demonstrates the ability to access the hospital and Emergency Department information systems in order to provide efficient service to physicians, nurses, and technologists.
  • Maintains personal growth and development through mandatory in-services, meetings. Skill’s Days, and other educational opportunities
  • Supports the organizational requirement of Bedside Reporting and Hourly Rounding.
  • The position demonstrates flexibility regarding changes in role responsibilities during possible interruptions in the Emergency setting. Demonstrates the ability to multitask efficiently and continue to provide high quality service to patients, including and especially during high volume times.
  • Maintains a current certification or licensure by meeting specific state requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certificate or current EMT-B/P license or CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) with 5+ years of experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • BCLS


  • ACLS certification

Additional Information

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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