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UCLA Health Emergency Trauma Technician - Westwood in Los Angeles, California

Responsibilities

Emergency Trauma Tech provides patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Emergency trauma techs perform basic patient care skills, follow infection control practices, assist in set up of equipment for procedures, provide direct patient care in trauma/ emergency situations, and have knowledge and direct experience with orthopedic injuries and splint placement. The emergency trauma tech assists nurses in transporting patients, assisting patients with ADL, collecting specimens, performing EKGs and finger stick blood sugar checks.Qualifications

  • Knowledge of suturing and suture removal, dressing application, and splinting

  • Skill in CPR and EKG's

  • Skill in preparing wounds for treatment, set up and assisting with special procedures such as incision and drainage of infected areas

  • Ability to assist nursing staff with routine patient care

  • Ability to perform as a team member and provide professional staff support to physicians and nurses

  • Ability to function effectively with patients

  • Ability to lift, push, pull

  • Prior ED Tech or EMT experience highly desired

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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