Emergency Dept Medical Tech II
Fridley, MN
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Job Description

Introduction


Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci® System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children's Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and women's and children's services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500+ employees, 830+ affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.


Responsibilities


  • Performs delegated tasks according to department policies and procedures within the scope of an EDT II
  • Advocates for the patient and family to support patient/family rights and needs and demonstrates a customer service approach in care and interactions with others.
  • Utilizes resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to evaluate and improve patient care.
  • Supports the mission, goals, and objectives of the system hospital, program, and department. Leads and motivates others to do so through own behaviors.
  • Participates in growth and self-development activities to enhance the role.
  • Promotes cohesiveness and peer support among staff and program colleagues.
  • Demonstrates awareness of information relating to health and safety at work and perform safely at all times
  • Performs coordination functions accurately and efficiently
  • Performs clerical support and coordination
  • May be asked to Perform accurate and timely processing of physician orders
  • May facilitate the monitoring of telemetry

Preceptor:

  • Serves as an example for new staff members and entire unit staff.
  • Integrates new employee into the work group.
  • Identifies learning needs of the new employee, plans and implements learning experiences, and assists in the performance evaluation.

Education


  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Completion of Health Unit Coordinator Program preferred
  • Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician or
  • BLS certification

Qualification/Skills


  • Minnesota Emergency Medical Service Regulatory Board (EMSRB) or
  • The ability to establish effective relationships with health care team members.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks.

  • Demonstrated self-directness

  • Proficient in Windows based applications, Must have customer service experience. Previous experience as a HUC preferred. Ability to prioritize and organize tasks in a fast paced environment.

  • Proficient with keyboarding and customer service skills.

  • Strong English skills in reading, writing, verbal comprehension and expression.

  • Medical terminology preferred.

Work Schedule


12 hour night shift
Every 3rd weekend

Location/Community Information


Fridley is known for a small-town atmosphere in the midst of a metro area. Fridley schools experience unusually strong enrollment by nonresidents who cite quality academics, good school climate, and personalized attention for each student, as their reasons for choosing the Fridley Schools.

Fridley:

  • Located 15 miles North of Minneapolis
  • Population = 20,000
  • Service Area = 600,350

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Job Type Full-time