Emergency Department Technician DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Emergency Room Technician performs various patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. Assists the professional nursing staff by performing any delegated duties, specialized procedures, and assists with care of seriously ill patients. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Under the direction of the Licensed Nurse provides physical patient care in a safe manner. Communicates abnormal variances of data (vital signs, pain, etc) to appropriate staff. Consistently utilizes basic decision making skills to complete routine tasks. Competently performs unit specific procedures. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or GED equivalent. CPR certified. Nursing assistant experience preferred, but not required. Physical Demands/Work Environment Work requires a variety of physical activities including sitting, standing and walking. Bending, stooping, and lifting are minimal. The work environment may be physically confining. Visual acuity required for a variety of activities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.