Unit Technician - ED/Observation Unit



City
Mankato
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Position description
Unit Technicians assist with patient care to support the nursing practice of the unit under the direction of a registered nurse and/or licensed medical professional. The Unit Technician carries out designated activities that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel. The Cardiac Unit Technicians provide 24/7 continues surveillance, analysis and interpretation of patient’s heart rhythm patterns, blood pressure and continues pulse oximetry (spO2) for inpatients. The ED Technician collaborates with nursing and consultants/providers when patient parameters are abnormal or critical. The ED Technician identifies and activates medical emergencies response plans (performs assigned duties, i.e. Lucas device procurement and application). The ED Technician is responsible for performing ECGs and splinting along with other duties as assigned in the emergency department setting as directed by licensed medical personnel.
Qualifications
Experience: One to two years acute clinical patient care experience preferred.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent required within one year of hire. One of the following is also required: Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) and on the state of Minnesota nursing assistant registry (must be active at time of hire) or successful completion of one quarter/semester of clinicals and currently enrolled in an LPN or RN program.
In the ED only: EMT certification may be accepted in lieu of nursing assistant certification.



Additional qualifications
Basic computer knowledge and skills required. Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines required. Must demonstrate excellent organizational, communication, writing and listening skills. Ability to work effectively in a team setting and be flexible required. Knowledge of medical terminology required. For ICU only, required to take cardiac classes within 6 months of hire.
License or certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required from either the Red Cross or American Heart Association. Please attach a copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, to your profile.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Minimum rate is $14.90 based upon union contract.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Part Time
Hours / Pay period
56
Schedule details
8 hour day and evening rotating shifts.
Weekend schedule
Every other weekend and holiday (weekend 2).
Site description
Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
Category
Nursing, Union
Career profile
Nursing
Job posting number
138205BR
Recruiter
Cassie Schlaak
Equal opportunity employer
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