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Fairview Health Services Emergency Department Technician in Edina, Minnesota


M Health Fairview is looking for an Emergency Department Technician at Southdale Hospital in Edina, MN! This position is 56 hours per two weeks on the Evening shift, for 8 hour shifts, and every other weekend, and is eligible for benefits such as medical, dental, and more. Check out the benefit link here: https://www.fairview.org/Careers/Benefits/LocalSEIU

Fairview Southdale Hospital offers care to people living and working in the southwest Twin Cities metro area. With more than 40 specialty services, we combine talents to balance innovative technologies and treatments with the art of medicine. Working together, we respectfully address the comprehensive needs of our patients and their families.

The starting base rate of pay for the position is $23.00. Candidates with experience may be brought in at a higher rate of pay.

About this Unit:

Do you have a passion for Emergency Medicine? Then the Emergency Department Technician position might be right for you! Our Emergency Department is a 44 bed, Level 3 Trauma Center that treats over 55,000 patients per year. In addition to being a Trauma Center, the Hospital is a Cardiac Center of Excellence and a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The Southdale ED is a stimulating work environment which offers continuous learning opportunities, as well as opportunities for personal and professional growth and development.


Job Responsibilities

The Emergency Department Technician is responsible for assisting the professional nurse in the delivery of patient care, transporting patients and / or equipment, setting up and maintaining patient rooms, and reordering and stocking supplies. The EDT performs patient care duties under the delegation of an RN which may include:

  • 12 lead EKG’s

  • Orthopedic applications

  • Sterile procedures

  • Patient transport and ambulation

  • Wound dressing and irrigation

Additional responsibilities for the EDT include:

Providing for patient safety by following appropriate safety procedures and applying proper infection control techniques.

Promptly responding to call lights and requests.

Documenting patient care activities and procedures on the nursing record.

Assisting in resuscitation with appropriate CPR and bag/valve mask.

Maintaining patient rooms by restocking the room, supplies, and carts, and assisting with patient room clean-up between patients.

Performing quality control checks on designated pieces of equipment.

Performing other tasks as needed.


Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of Emergency Medical Tech (EMT) course or Emergency Dept Tech (EDT) course or EMT-I licensure

  • Active licensure is required at the time of hire, but doesn't need to be maintained after hire.

  • Active Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification from the American Heart Association or Red Cross

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Edina

Posted Date 1 month ago (11/3/2023 2:34 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-121074

Profession Patient Care (Non RN/LPN)

Speciality Paramedic/EMT/ERT/Dispatch

Department Emergency Room

Shift evening

Hours per 2 weeks 56

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital