Emergency Trauma Technician, Per Diem - Westwood

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



The Emergency Trauma Tech provides patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Emergency Trauma Techs perform basic patient care skills, follow infection control practices, assist in set up of equipment for procedures, provide direct patient care in trauma/ emergency situations, and have knowledge and direct experience with orthopedic injuries and splint placement. The emergency trauma tech assists nurses in transporting patients, assisting patients with ADL, collecting specimens, performing EKGs and finger stick blood sugar checks. Responsibilities The Emergency Trauma Tech provides patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Emergency Trauma Techs perform basic patient care skills, follow infection control practices, assist in set up of equipment for procedures, provide direct patient care in trauma/ emergency situations, and have knowledge and direct experience with orthopedic injuries and splint placement. The emergency trauma tech assists nurses in transporting patients, assisting patients with ADL, collecting specimens, performing EKGs and finger stick blood sugar checks. Please Review Qualifications Tab. UCLA Health is an internationally-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. We are also home to the world-class clinical, academic and research capabilities of the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles' trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you're looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health. Qualifications * Current valid BLS Certification * Knowledge of suturing and suture removal, dressing application, and splinting * Skill in CPR and EKG's * Skill in preparing wounds for treatment, set up and assisting with special procedures such as incision and drainage of infected areas * Ability to assist nursing staff with routine patient care * Ability to perform as a team member and provide professional staff support to physicians and nurses * Ability to function effectively with patients * Ability to lift, push, pull * Prior ED Tech or EMT experience highly desired UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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