The Trauma Tech works as a team member in assigned area to assist with vital signs, reassessments, stocking supplies, transporting patients under the direct supervision of the RN. Collects patient care data. Collects, labels and transports specimens. Performs secretarial duties as needed. Assists other teams in the ED as needed. May provide for Spanish translation with respect to all operations. Coordinates the schedule for the techs and participates in leadership meetings.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
Previous experience in an emergency department, pre-hospital, or critical care setting.
Basic computer knowledge & skills.
EMT and/or CNA certification.
Previous experience working in a hospital emergency room.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Must be able to work at both UCSD Hillcrest and La Jolla hospitals.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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