Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) – gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) – gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
The Emergency Room department at Wilcox Medical Center is Kaua‘i's only Level III Emergency Room. All Emergency Medicine physicians are board certified and committed to providing quality patient care in a high-intensity setting. With 20 patient rooms, our Emergency staff typically treats 60 patients per day during the week, and approximately 70 to 80 patient visits on weekends. Our Emergency Room staff also provides care to many visitors, in addition to addiction treatment and patients with chronic illnesses.
As the Emergency Department Technician, you will play a key role in ensuring that the Emergency Room is able to provide quality, effective intervention for patients with critical health conditions. You would support and care for patients under the direct clinical supervision of licensed professionals including monitoring and documenting vital signs and patient flow. We are looking for someone comfortable working in a high-intensity setting that requires remarkable patient care and communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively with others in a team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to creating a healthier Hawai‘i.
Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Work Schedule: Rotating - 12 Hours
Work Type: Full Time Regular
Bargaining Unit: ILWU
Minimum Qualifications: High school or equivalent. Completion of nursing degree, critical care technician or EMT program. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card. One (1) year clinical or emergency experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years emergency experience with pediatric patients.
Position Emergency Department Technician - Emergency Room
Category Medical Support Staff
Employment Type Employee
Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Req ID 10436