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Albany Medical Center ED Technician in Albany, New York

Department/Unit:

Pediatric Emergency Department

Work Shift:

Evening (United States of America)

Emergency department technicians provide specialized assistance to nurses and physicians. They administer tests with diagnostic exams and therapeutic procedures. ED technicians will be interacting with a substantial amount of acutely ill and unstable patients. Albany Medical Center is the only hospital accredited as a Level One trauma center in the Capitol District, as such, it provides the highest level of total care for every aspect of injury. They are uniquely trained to provide lifesaving interventions to traumatic injuries as well as medical emergencies. 

Assists with resuscitation / CPR and emergency airway procedures Performs venipuncture to obtain blood specimens Assists physicians and nurses providing technical support for patient care Reports on the condition of the patient to the appropriate supervisor/staff member Assists with the transport of patients to other departments Assists with obtaining and documentation of vital signs, cardiac monitoring, and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring systems Obtains 12-lead EKGs, discontinues peripheral IV and heparin/saline locks Assist with wound care, insertion of Foley catheters, and nasogastric tubes Assists with positioning patients, application of orthopedic splints and dressings Measure and fit crutches and canes and instruct patients on proper use 

Thank you for your interest in Albany Med!

Please be aware for the safety and security of our colleagues and patients all new employees are required to successfully complete all applicable federal, State and institutionally mandated pre-employment screening requirements including:

  • Relevant Background Check(s)

  • Drug Screen

  • PPD / Tuberculosis Test

  • Reference Check

  • Applicable vaccinations

Albany Med is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Med, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

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