The University of Chicago Medical Center
Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:
Emergency Room Technician \u2013 COMER ED
Area: 378850 - COMER ED Shift: 12 hour shifts (.9) / Night shift
The Emergency Room Technician assists and augments the registered nursing staff in providing high quality patient care in the Pediatric Emergency Room. The ERT must demonstrate the expertise and competency of all paramedic skills in accordance with Illinois State law.
You\u2019ll thrive in this position if you:
Act with Courage & Conviction \u2013 you look at interactions, activities and processes to maximize the patient, customer and employee experience; speaks up for point of view with confidence even when the topic is controversial; shares point of view in a manner that builds support. You alert the right person when expectations or standards are not met or when UCMC\u2019s values are at risk. You ensure proper resolution is achieved and an explanation is received; escalates appropriately if needed
Make Thoughtful Decisions \u2013 you identify issues, problems and opportunities; pro-actively recognize the need for improvement. You work with others to develop a sense of common purpose; understand different perspectives on issues; gathers and examines information available. You generate alternatives - Create relevant options, including financial and resource implications, for addressing problems and opportunities. You select appropriate action - Formulate clear decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. You commit to implementation and work with a sense of urgency and a bias for action to implement the decision.
Embrace Change \u2013 you treat change and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; identifies the benefits and risks of change. You quickly modify behavior to deal effectively with changes; remains effective during times of ambiguity and uncertainty. You honor the need in others to ask questions; helps others overcome resistance.
Demonstrate PRIDE Values \u2013 you actively demonstrate UCMC values in your work and relationships. You encourage others to model the behaviors and pro-actively identify gaps.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Must have current CPR training recognized by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross. ACLS certification preferred.
Provisional/Current status as a paramedic in the state of Illinois. Successful completion of a state examination within six months of hire.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions and perform a variety of patient assistance without direct supervision.
Ability to interact effectively with patients, clinical staff, and the general public.
Must have minimum EMT-B Certification in the State of Illinois
Why Join Us
We\u2019ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment\u2026 with patients and with each other. We\u2019re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you\u2019d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we\u2019re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion
Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,
University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs
The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.
The University of Chicago Medical Center
Website : http://www.uchospitals.edu
The University of Chicago Medicine has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when we opened our doors to the first patients. Located in historic Hyde Park on the South Side of Chicago, the medical campus includes the Center for Care and Discovery, Comer Children’s Hospital, Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital for adult inpatient care, Chicago Lying-in Hospital, and the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine. The University of Chicago Medicine also has outpatient locations throughout the Chicago area.