Open: August 5, 2020
Deadline: August 11, 2020
This position is covered by a collective agreement.
Emergency Department - Victoria Hospital
The Emergency Department Technician works as a member of the clinical team and supports patient care activities in the Emergency Department in conjunction with physicians, nurses and other support staff for both medical and mental health patient populations. The Emergency Department Technician monitors, troubleshoots and provides basic equipment maintenance to specialty equipment in the Emergency Department, orders and stocks supplies, and provides on-going communication to facilitate daily operation of the department.
Regular Part Time
Rate of Pay: $23.22 per hour - $24.57 per hour
Hours: Regular Part Time
Successful completion of a Paramedic Diploma from a community college
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course: BLS-HCP(C) to be renewed annually
Valid First Aid certificate
Demonstrated proficient knowledge of CPR and ability to perform compressions during CPR
Ability to complete Management of Aggressive Behaviour training to be renewed annually
Demonstrated ability to meet the physical demands of the position
Demonstrated proficient Aseptic/Sterile Technique
Demonstrated excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Able to demonstrate flexibility, adaptability to change, as well as organize, prioritize and manage time in a rapidly changing environment
Advanced understanding and knowledge of emergency department equipment and related mechanical skills
Ability to problem solve with demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness, and well developed decision making skills
Demonstrated attention to detail
Basic knowledge of legislation regarding Mental Health
Demonstrated basic knowledge of medical terminology
Demonstrated advanced competence with regard to patient safety
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a member of a team
Demonstrated advanced competence with regard to being patient focused with a service oriented attitude
Demonstrated computer proficiency with Automated Clinical Systems
Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s Mission, Vision and Values
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)
We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory Police Information Check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.
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