Community Health Systems Emergency Department Technician in Waukegan, Illinois


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Vista is interested in hiring an Emergency Room Tech who is looking to broaden his/her skills and gain valuable experience working in a community hospital that worked hard to achieve status as certified Centers of Excellence in numerous critical areas of patient care. Vista Medical Center East is home to a Level II Trauma Center certified Emergency Department staffed by board-certified emergency physicians and trauma – trained nurses.

-Must be flexible with schedule

-Hiring for Full-Time Night Shift – w/ rotating weekends

-Travel between Vista Health sites may be required


The Emergency Dept. Tech will play a vital role in healthcare delivery as well as providing essential, professional administrative support. You willperform patient care activities within the scope of licensure and training. You will assist with the assessment of patient status; collect patient data, and clinical data. Perform diagnostic tests and procedures. Implement plan of care by performing basic patient care tech nursing skills and deliver individualized patient care. Perform monitor technician duties and successfully complete monitor tech course.


Qualifications, Desired Skills, and Experiences

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers – CPR certification required

Must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Graduate LPN

  • One year work experience as a nursing assistant in an acute hospital setting or nursing home

  • Successful completion of State Certified Nursing Assistant training course

  • Graduate RN who has not successfully met all criteria for licensure

  • Current licensure as an EMT in Illinois

  • Successful completion of one clinical semester as a nursing student

  • Graduate RN from a foreign country who has not met all criteria for licensure in Illinois

  • Military training as a hospital corpsman

Job: Emergency Services

Organization: Vista Medical Center East

Location: IL-Waukegan

Requisition ID: 1772681