Mercy Medical Center Clinton Emergency Technician in Silver Spring, Maryland
MD140_22080 Emergency Department Services
Expected Weekly Hours:
Job Description Details:
Performs patient care duties delegated by the RN related to patients’ personal needs, comfort, and safety
Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.
Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):
Certification as a nursing assistant or certified nursing assistant by the Maryland State Board of Nursing
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
High school diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of adult basic education evaluations for math and reading
Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language
Must have visual and auditory acuity
Basic computer skills, to include data entry and retrieval
Ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately
Ability to identify and distinguish color, temperature, texture, and size
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds, as determined by the nature of the patient care unit.
Must be able to push, pull, lift patients, and equipment (e.g. beds, stretchers).
Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel.
Frequent lifting of patients, weights up to 25 pounds
Frequent pushing of equipment up to 50 pounds
Moderate noise level, occasionally loud noise created by alarms, patients, equipment
Moderate computer use, sitting at desk, typing
Supervised by Director, Nurse Manager and/or designee.
Is accountable to and works under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.
Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.
Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.
Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.